Hull vs Swansea Betting Preview, FA Cup Betting Tips

Hull vs Swansea Odds – Saturday 7th January 2017 – 15:00 

Hull are 6/4 with the draw at 12/5 and Swansea are 7/4

Betting tips and match preview | FA Cup

Hull welcome Swansea to the KCOM Stadium in the third round of the FA Cup, with the big boys now entering proceedings.

The Tigers come into this match on the back of a 3-1 defeat against West Brom on Monday afternoon.

Robert Snodgrass (21) continued his excellent season and finished where he left off, scoring the opening goal for the Tigers.

That was as good as it got for Hull though, with Chris Brunt (49), Gareth McAuley (62) and James Morrison (73) scoring three second half goals.

It was another poor result for Hull, it has also resulted in Mike Phelan becoming the latest managerial casualty of the season.

Hull Need A Run

The Tigers have found wins hard to come by, they are now on a run of four defeats in their last six matches.

They are now rock bottom of the Premier League, with just 13 points from 20 matches, with the January window open they will need players.

Both ends of the pitch have been a struggle for Hull, with 44 goals conceded but only 17 scored.

Tigers Favourites

Despite this dismal run of form Hull head into this fixture as the favourites, with the Tigers now managerless.

They will be looking to register their fourth win of the season, they will also be looking to avoid a 14th defeat.

Hull will be looking to improve on their overall record against the Swans, with Hull winning 9, drawing 8 annd losing 12 of their 29 meetings.

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Clement Starts

Swansea come into this match on the back of a morale-boosting win against struggling Palace, with Swansea completing the double over them.

They managed to put the loss of both of their home games, against sides in and around them behind them.

It was the perfect start to the reign of Paul Clement, with Sam Allardyce struggling to get off the mark at Palace.

Andrew Mawson (42), opened the scoring for the Swans, giving Swansea an advantage going into the second half.

Wilfried Zaha (83) levelled for Palace late on, in his final appearance before heading off to the African Cup of Nations.

Angel Rangel (88) completed the scoring late on, with Swansea completing a domestic double against Palace, after the 5-4 thriller.

Swans Seek Fresh Start

The search for their third manager of the season is now over, with the vastly experienced man Paul Clement appointed on Monday.

They have now scored three in the last two matches, conceding eight goals in the process, they will need to improve defensively.

Clement has no experience of managing in the Premier League, but he has been an assistant to the vastly experienced Carlo Ancelotti at Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

Swans Underdogs

Swansea head into this fixture as the underdogs, despite the recent managerial boost and the excellent midweek result.

They will be looking to register their fifth win of the season, in the process securing a fourth win in nine matches.

The Swans will be looking to improve their recent record against Hull, they have lost the last two meetings.

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Both teams are 4/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Hull are Robert Snodgrass and Adama Diomande at 5/1, with Jarrod Bowen at 13/2. For Swansea, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente are at 11/2 with Borja Baston at 13/2.

The last time that these two sides met Hull won 2-0 and the odds of the same result are 11/1.

Hull vs Swansea Odds

Tip 1 – Sigurdsson to score first @ 11/2

Tip 2 – Swansea to win 2-1 @ 9/1