Middlesbrough – Hull City : Preview & Prediction
Middlesbrough and Hull City join forces at Riverside Stadium in a match for the 33rd round of the Championship. In the last direct confrontation for this league edition, on 31-10-2017, Middlesbrough won away by (1-3). The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 3 games won 2 and lost 1. In fact, in the last clash at this stadium, for the Premier League, on 12/5-2016, Middlesbrough won by (1-0). G. Ramírez (60 ‘) scored the only goal of the game.
Review of Middlesbrough
After 14 wins, 6 draws and 12 losses, the home team is in 8th place, having won 49 points. In the last game, they lost with Cardiff City away (1-0), having won 2-1 at home in a game against Reading. For the championship, Middlesbrough won 16 points out of 30 after 5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses in their last 10 games at their home stadium. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 6 of their 16 matches. The team conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In his home games for this competition there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 12 of the last 16 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. In 32 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 17 times and only managed 2 rounds. In the last 16 home games for this competition there has been 1 period that stands out: scored 6 of his 17 goals in the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Middlesbrough leave for the game with a 1-0 defeat at Cardiff, adding to their second defeat in their last three league games. Due to the irregular phase that crosses, the ” Boro ” left the zone that gave access to the play-off of promotion. In this game before your audience you will be expected to coach Tony Pulis to play in 4-2-3-1 benefiting the maintenance of possession of the ball and slowed attacks, looking for the most often the reference Gestede offensive. Striker Britt Assombalonga is Middlesbrough’s top scorer with 12 goals. From outside the squad continues Fabio due to injury.
Analysis of Hull City
After 6 wins, 11 draws and 14 losses, the visiting team is in 21st place, having won 29 points. In the last game, he beat Nottingham Forest by 0-2, after having lost out in a game against Preston North End 2-1. In the last game he played, for the FA Cup, lost with Chelsea away by (4-0). In the last 10 away games, Hull City have 2 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, so they have 8 points out of 30. His attack needs to improve as he has not been able to make it through 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 31 games in this event, he only achieved 1 turnaround in 14 games in which he suffered the first goal. There have been 1 period in the last 16 games played as a visitor to this competition: he scored 5 of his 12 goals in the minutes (16’-30 ‘).
Hull City comes to this game with a natural defeat at Chelsea’s 4-0 home ground and is eliminated from the FA Cup. Note that the main goal of the visitors will be to achieve the maintenance as fast as possible, that is, the achievement of points is essential. The visiting set presents a style of play unattractive to the general public, benefiting the defensive organization and the long balls for the attack. Still, right-back Jarrod Bowen manages to stand out with 12 goals scored in the championship. For this game coach Nigel Adkins can not count on Abel Hernandez and Odubajo, both injured.
Middlesbrough – Hull City : Betting Tips
Middlesbrough – Win Odds: 1.65
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70