Hull City vs Wolves
2017/18 EFL Championship
Date: Tuesday, 15th August 2017
Kick off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: KCOM Stadium.
Hull City will host Wolverhampton Wanderers in the derby match of the third round in the new Championship season.
Both teams, especially the Wolves, are off to a super string kick off to the new campaign and this will surely be the match to watch on Tuesday evening at KCOM Stadium.
The Tigers have been red-hot in the final third in pre-season having notched three goals past Ajax in the final test prior to the kick off in Championship.
Leonid Slutsky seems determined to get Hull City back in the top tier instantly upon the team suffered a relegation.
The key figure in the quest is Abel Hernandez who has been enjoying a spell of excellent form at the start of the season as he already has three goals to his name after two opening fixtures of the campaign.
Hernandez will thus represent the first serious test for Wolves’ rock solid defensive line which kept five consecutive clean sheets if we count the pre-season friendlies.
The team led by Nuno Espirito Santo showed a super mature performance to dispatch the promotional candidates Derby County on Saturday afternoon at iPro Stadium thanks to goals from Barry Douglas and Ivan Cavaleiro.
Hull City vs Wolverhampton Wanderers: Head to head
The Tigers have been much more successful ion head to head meetings with Wolves at KCOM Stadium where they claimed four wins in six matches against the Wanderers.
Interestingly, five of previous six H2H encounters between the two teams saw both sides on target.
Hull City vs Wolverhampton Wanderers: Prediction
The draw somehow seems to be the best of the betting options here given both teams’ impressive form at the start of the season.
The value-seekers will certainly fancy the 5/1 odds offered by the bookies on the correct score 1-1 bet.
Hull City vs Wolverhampton Wanderers: Bets
The top pick is the draw at 9/4 @ Unibet.
Braver tipsters will take the 1-1 correct score at 5/1.