Chelsea vs Hull Odds – Sunday 22nd January 2017 – 16:00 – Sky Sports 1
Chelsea are 1/5 with the draw at 11/2 and Hull are 12/1
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Chelsea welcome Hull to Stamford Bridge in the final Super Sunday fixture, with both sides in winning form.
The Blues come into this match on the back of a 3-0 win against Leicester, with N’Golo Kante enjoying a successful return to the King Power.
Marcus Alonso was the surprise hero for Chelsea, with two goals either side of the half-time, his first coming in the 6th minute.
It was the perfect start for the Blues, with the Spaniard returning in the 51st minute to grab his and Chelsea’s second.
Pedro completed the Spanish inquisition in the 71st minute, to deliver another hefty blow to Leicester and solidify Chelsea’s position at the top.
Return To Winning Ways
That result means that Chelsea remain top of the Premier League, with a significant gap of seven points.
With all the controversy surrounding Diego Costa, this was the perfect response from Chelsea’s forward line.
Without the pressure of European football, Chelsea will be looking to compete on all fronts domestically.
Chelsea unsurprisingly head into this fixture as the favourites, along with Spurs they are the form team in the Premier League.
They will be looking to continue their winning ways, they will also be looking to complete a double over Hull.
Antonio Conte’s men will be looking to continue their excellent recent record against Hull, they have won the last 5 successive meetings.
The Tigers come into this match on the back of a 3-1 win against Bournemouth, with new manager Marco Silva enjoying an excellent start.
Junior Stanislas (3) opened the scoring for the Cherries, giving them the perfect start with an early goal, after poor defending from Harry Maguire.
Abel Hernandez continued his excellent return from injury with a goal just before the break (32) ensuring Hull went in at 1-1.
Hernandez scored his second of the match in the 50th minute, with Tyrone Mings completing a forgettable match with an own goal (62).
Hull Need A Run
The Tigers have found wins hard to come by, but they have looked like a side resurgent under their new manager.
They are 18th in the Premier League, level with Crystal Palace on points, if they can keep the momentum going they could get out of trouble.
Hernandez returning from injury and into form is a great sign for Hull, with the owners backing the new manager in the transfer market as well.
Despite their resurgence, Hull come into this match as underdogs, with Chelsea playing some excellent football this season.
They will be looking to register back to back wins for the second time this season, it will be a huge challenge though.
Hull will be looking to improve on their result against the Blues, with the Tigers losing 2-0 at the KCOM Stadium.
Both teams are 5/4 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Chelsea are Diego Costa at 9/4 with Pedro at 3/1. For Hull, Robert Snodgrass is at 12/1 with Abel Hernandez and Oumar Niasse at 14/1.
The last time that these two sides met Chelsea won 2-0 and the odds of the same result are 9/2.
Chelsea vs Hull Odds
Tip 1 – Pedro to score first @ 3/1
Tip 2 – Chelsea to win 3-1 @ 10/1