Aston Villa vs West Brom
Aston Villa have committed more fouls than any other team in the Barclays Premier League (294).
West Brom have conceded a higher proportion of long range goals (28%) than any other side this season in the Barclays Premier League.
55% of the goals Aston Villa have conceded this season have been shipped in the first half; the highest proportion in the league this season.
Villa have scored just eight goals at Villa Park this season, fewer than any other team on home soil in the top flight.
Despite thrashing Sunderland 6-1 last season, Aston Villa have only scored 31 goals in 30 Premier League home games under Paul Lambert.
WBA have won only eight of 36 midlands derby games in Premier League history (D14 L14).
Villa have only lost six of 29 second city derbies (Villa, WBA, Birmingham) in the Premier League.
Aston Villa have currently won 299 Barclays Premier League games.
Christian Benteke has scored in consecutive PL appearances after going 11 Premier League game without one.
15 different players have been given 6+ yellow cards in the Premier League this season – three play for Aston Villa (Agbonlahor, Delph, Clark) and two for WBA (Mulumbu and Olsson).