The final day of the Championship promises to have a lot of action with the battle for promotion to the Premier League coming alive. This will be the chance for Cardiff City to earn a chance in the playoffs. The match schedules for Wednesday at the Cardiff City Stadium with kickoff at 9:30 pm.
The Bluebirds will be looking for only a point for a top-six finish in the Championship. Hull City need the three points in case they want to escape relegation troubles. A loss for the side will have them bound for league one.
Cardiff City turned things around since the restart. The side managed to register five wins and a draw from their last eight matches since the return to action. The impressive performance has seen the side gain a spot for the playoffs.
Hull City will be hoping for a miracle on the last day of the Championship as they possibly face a return to league one since 2005. The side suffered the 8-0 humiliation at the hands of Wigan. The fall of grace for the side has been nothing but shocking.
The side has failed to register a win in their last five matches, straight recording losses. The side will be hoping for sides Luton to lose to Blackburn. Furthermore, the sides need for Barnsley to drop points at Brentford for a survival chance.
Cardiff City vs. Hull City Head to Head
Both sides have 18 games between them, with both sides taking home seven wins. Four matches ended in a draw between the two sides. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Middlesbrough 1-3 Cardiff City
Cardiff City 2-1 Derby County
Fulham 2-0 Cardiff City
Cardiff City 2-3 Blackburn Rovers
Bristol City 0-1 Cardiff City
Hull City 0-1 Luton Town
Wigan 8-0 Hull City
Hull City 0-1 Millwall
Bristol City 2-1 Hull City
West Brom 4-2 Hull City
Cardiff City Team News
The force behind the resurgence of the Bluebirds has been Lee Tomlin, who started in back to back games. Nathaniel Mendez-Laing came off the pitch during their clash against Boro. This gives Murphy a chance into the starting XI.
Hull City Team News
McGann made numerous changes to the squad following their 8-0 loss to Wigan and the same for their loss to Luton Town. Matta Ingram made his debut for the side and hopes for a call in a career-changing match.
Prediction and Odds
We expect an easy breeze for the Bluebirds as they secure their strong top-six finish in the championship.
Cardiff City Win
Goals Over 2.5
First to Score: Home