West Brom vs Hull Odds – Monday 2nd January 2017 – 15:00
West Brom are 3/4 with the draw at 5/2 and Hull are 4/1
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West Brom welcome Hull to the Hawthorns in another round of festive fixtures, continuing with the first period of New Year Premier League action.
Tony Pulis’ side come into this match in mixed form, despite winning 2-1 against Southampton in their last match.
Shane Long (41) again got the Saints off to the perfect start, with Southampton looking to recover from the Tottenham defeat.
Poor defending meant that lead lasted just two minutes, with Matt Phillips (43) ensuring the Baggies went into half time level.
A stunning finish from Welsh striker Hal Robson-Kanu (50), it was Robson Kanu’s first start and he rewarded Pulis with an assist and goal.
Virgil van Dijk (89) was sent off to compile the Saints misery, collecting two yellow cards.
West Brom Looking Forward
West Brom have been in excellent recent form, they have had a poor run of fixtures, facing United, Chelsea and Arsenal in their last six matches.
The results against Chelsea and United won’t have hampered them too much, with a win against Southampton an excellent marker for them.
They will be looking to build on their excellent current position, they are 8th position in the Premier League and are one of the seasons success stories.
West Brom do come into this match as the favourites, with Hull languishing at the foot of the table.
This will be another tough fixture for Tony Pulis’s side, with Hull in a relegation battle and in dire need of the points.
West Brom will be looking to continue their recent record against Hull, they are unbeaten in their last four meetings.
Tigers Need Wins
The Tigers come into this match on the back of a 2-2 draw against Everton at home on Friday evening.
Tigers captain Michael Dawson opened the scoring (6), before David Marshall (45 +1) scored an own goal to level the scoring going into the break.
Robert Snodgrass (65) continued his excellent season with a fine free kick, with the Tigers now leading with 25 minutes to go.
Everton left it late to equalise, with the much maligned Ross Barkley (84), equalising for the Toffees with six minutes to go.
Hull Need A Run
The Tigers have found wins hard to come by, with the surprise win against Southampton their only success in ten matches.
Phelan’s men have now been beaten 12 times in 17 matches, with Hull in real trouble even at this stage of the season.
They find themselves in 19th place in the Premier League, three points behind Crystal Palace who are in 17th.
Hull head into this fixture as the underdogs, with the Tigers in very poor form and West Brom in great form.
They will be looking to register their fourth win of the season, they will also be looking to avoid a 13th defeat.
Mike Phelan’s men will be looking to better their overall record against the Baggies, with three wins, four draws and five defeats in 12 matches
Both teams are 1/1 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for West Brom are Salomon Rondon at 7/2 with Nacer Chadli at 5/1. For Hull, Robert Snodgrass, Adama Diomande and Dieumerci Mbokani are all at 8/1 with Jarrod Bowen at 11/1.
The last time that these two sides met they drew 1-1 and the odds of the same result are 5/1.
West Brom vs Hull Odds
Tip 1 – Chadli to score first @ 5/1
Tip 2 – West Brom to win 3-1 @ 14/1