Match Preview : Arsenal vs Hull

Arsenal are now in danger of falling out of the top four following their 3-1 defeat to Chelsea last time out. Arsene Wenger’s side are only one point clear of Liverpool and two ahead of Manchester United heading into the final stretch of the season.

Hull’s incredible resurgance under Marco Silva continued at the weekend when they pulled off a fantastic 2-0 win over Liverpool to follow up from the 0-0 draw they managed with Manchester United the game before.

Surely they cannot record three positive results in a row against three of the biggest teams in the league?

Even if the Tigers are not able to come away from their trip to the Emirates with some points, they will not make it easy for an Arsenal side that desperately need a win here to balance the ship. Place your Bet on

Arsenal have scored four goals in each of their last two matches against Hull but will do well to enjoy a repeat scoreline here.

Team News

Arsenal – Hector Bellerin has returned to training after been given the all-cear from an MRI scan following a nasty clash of heads in their 3-1 defeat to Chelsea at the weekend. It remains to be seen whether Arsene Wenger will risk playing the right-back this weekend.

Mohamed Elneny has returned from Africa Cup of Nations duty with Egypt but returns with a slight calf injury.He may not be fit to play this weekend and with Granit Xhaka still suspended, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could continue at the base of Arsenal’s midfield.

Arsene Wenger has eased Danny Welbeck back from a long-term injury but could hand the England international a first league start since May 2016.

Hull – Lazar Markovic is available again for Hull after missing the 2-0 win over Liverpool due to the terms in his loan agreement.

Michael Dawon picked up an injury in the warm up at the weekend and was replaced by Andrea Ranocchia. The January arrival will keep his place in the team with Dawson sidelined for a few weeks with his calf injury.

Ahmed Elmohamady is back from AFCON duty but may not be fit to feature for Hull until the week after.

Abel Hernandez is out for up to a month after suffering a small tear in his hamstring.

Match Facts

Hull have failed to score in 7 of their last 8 away Premier League matches.

Arsenal have scored at least 2 goals in 12 of their last 13 matches against Hull in all competitions.

Arsenal are undefeated in their last 13 matches against Hull in all competitions.

Hull have failed to win their last 11 away matches (Premier League).

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There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Hull’s last 3 games in Premier League.

As at this post Arsenal has 1.27 odd to win the match on Naija and Bet  while Hull City has 12.31 has  odd to win the match also, while the odd to draw the match is 6.21.

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