On Saturday 26th January 2019, the English Championship will experience yet another interesting match pitying Blackburn Rovers against Hull City. The game which will be played at Blackburn side’s Ewood Park at 1500hrs GMT. The two sides seem to be head to head when it comes to a number of points. However, Hull City seems to be ahead of Blackburn on table standings thanks to its advantage on goal difference.
At 40 points and at number 10, Blackburn looks forward to beating Hull City who is at number 8 on goal difference advantage. The Tony Mowbray boys moved within the top 10 position thanks to last weekend’s win against Ipswich. They seem to be one of the strongest teams promoted to the Championship this season. They look forward to being promoted and hopefully, this weekend’s match will play a long way in seeing this becoming a reality. They are just 6 points shy of the sixth-placed Derby, hence 3 points over the weekend will boost their chances of making this a reality.
Hull City has made a very tremendous improvement despite a poor start into the season. Their resilience has seen them overtake Blackburn Rovers. At number 8, they share equal points with Blackburn but have an impressive scoring streak. From relegation strugglers at the start of the season to just a few points off promotion place, this weekend’s win for them is a must for them if they want to stamp their place.
The two sides are coming to this weekend’s match aware of the importance a win for them will have to the team. At forty points, both teams are just six points from promotion hence a loss for either is unimaginable. However, overall, Hull City seems to be doing better than Blackburn Rovers based on its most recent performances.
Blackburn Rovers vs Hull City Head to Head
The two sides have clashed each other 10 times whereby Blackburn won 4 times while Hull City emerged victorious 3 times. The sides have shared the spoils 3 times. A look into their most recent head to head matches, here is how it turned out:
Hull 0-1 Blackburn, Blackburn 0-1 Hull, Blackburn 1-0 Hull, Hull 0-0 Blackburn, Blackburn 0-2 Hull, Hull 1-1 Blackburn, Hull 2-0 Blackburn, Blackburn1-0 Hull.
Blackburn Rovers will miss the services of their goalkeeper Callum Burton due to a red card suspension
Hull City will miss the services of Richard Smallwood who is serving a red card suspension.
Prediction and Odds
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Hull City’s confidence is boosted by the swift attacker, Jarrod Bowen. With 14 goals to his name, he is among the league’s top scorers. In his last six matches alone, he has seen the net 8 times. The Tigers are banking on him to walk with 3 clean points from Ewood Park. Our best bets for the match will be as follows:
- Hull to Score first
- Over 1.5 on fulltime
- Hull to win