Kick Off: 1500, 08/04/2017
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat at Premier League leaders Chelsea was tempered by Liverpool’s draw against Bournemouth in the battle for a top-four spot, but they can make amends against Hull.
The Tigers moved out of the relegation zone for the first time since October with a 4-2 win against Middlesbrough, but their away record against top-seven sides is abysmal, losing five of their six games and conceding 16 goals.
That said, City have struggled at home this season, winning just half of their games at the Etihad. In the first of our Man City vs Hull betting tips we predict one team to win by a goal at 12/5.
A Look At Manchester City’s Betting Odds
Manchester City have a tough few weeks ahead of them with a trip to Arsenal followed by the derby towards the end of April, but they still have to beat the lesser lights to keep their top-four bid on track.
Pep Guardiola’s boys hardly tear it up against weaker teams at the Etihad, beating Sunderland, Swansea and Burnley by single-goal margins, and being held by Middlesbrough and Stoke.
The three wins mentioned above were all by the same 2-1 scoreline so the next of our Man City vs Hull predictions is for the home side to win 2-1 at 25/2.
We had a 15/4 success with Hull on Wednesday in the home side to win and both teams to score market and fancy a repeat at the Etihad with a lower price of 8/5.
A Look At Hull’s Betting Odds
Hull are on a high after climbing out of the bottom three with back-to-back wins and they can take that momentum into the trip to the Etihad, where they went very close to winning two years ago.
The BBC website named manager Marco Silva man of the match after the 4-2 win against Middlesbrough and there is no doubt the Portuguese has brought order to the chaos he inherited.
One of his loan signings, Oumar Niasse, is starting to motor with three goals in as many games and is worth a shout in the anytime goalscorer market.
Chelsea 2-1 MANCHESTER CITY – Sergio Aguero
HULL 4-2 Middlesbrough – Lazar Markovic, Oumar Niasse, Abel Hernandez, Harry Maguire
Head-to-head: Hull 0-3 Manchester City, Manchester City 4-1 Hull, Manchester City 1-1 Hull, Hull 2-4 Manchester City