Long-term nemesis Wayne Rooney could well have the visitors out of sight before the Baggies net their customary equaliser.
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Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie have strong scoring records against the beleaguered Baggies.
After seeing their club slip four Premier League places since the Spaniard took over, the Baggies board are keeping their options open.
The Baggies are in real trouble, but a daring scheme to draw their way to safety may yet salvage their season.
The Cottagers excel against fellow strugglers, whereas their opponents are in poor form and rarely outwit the visitors.
After seeing off their last four hosts without conceding, a Baggies outfit that’s yet to taste victory under Pepe Mel should cause the Blues few problems.
Hull City look the standout value punt for the drop in a wide open race to the bottom.
Pepe Mel may not be too far wide of the mark in his praise of the Baggies’ 6-times-capped custodian.