West Brom have won six of their past seven away games in the Championship after a scrappy win at Stoke City.
Sheffield United and Middlesbrough both won to keep up the pressure on Leeds United and Norwich City at the top of the Championship.
Burnley have signed Peter Crouch, 38, on a deal to the end of the season, while Sam Vokes has been sold to Stoke City.
Danny Batth - who spent the first half of the season on loan at Middlesbrough - has joined Stoke City on a permanent basis from Wolves.
With several of their rivals in FA Cup action, Leeds United, Blackburn Rovers and Nottingham Forest each secured big Championship wins.
Stoke City extended Leeds United's poor run of form in the Championship, while Hull City's winning streak was ended by Aston Villa.
Nathan Jones has signed a three-and-a-half-year deal at Stoke City after the club agreed a compensation package with Luton Town.
Gary Rowett signed a three-year contract at Stoke City in May but has been sacked just eight months later.
Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will get to test his mettle against Arsenal in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
QPR recorded their first win at Nottingham Forest in 35 attempts, while Norwich City and West Brom kept up the pressure on Leeds at the top.