Premier League – Match preview Saturday 18 October 2014
15:00 Arsenal v Hull – Emirates Stadium
Arsenal and Hull sit just a point apart in the Premier League table with both teams having won just one of their last six matches. This game catches the eye from a betting point of view due to three standout statistics. Full goal, corner and form stats can be found at the end of the post.
Firstly, this game rates highly for those interested in the Both Teams to Score (BTTS) market. This bet has paid out in 100% of the Gunners home games so far and in 66.7% of Hull City’s away games. This can be taken as a standalone bet at evens with William Hill or added to your an accumulator.
In the goals market, home games involving Arsenal and away games featuring Hull have both have a 66.7% chance of finishing with over 2.5 goals. You can back the combination of both teams to score and over 2.5 goals at 6/5 with Bets365.
In the corners market Arsenal are likely to come out on top with an average home corner dominance of +4.3 compared to Hull’s away figure of +1. For handicap and spreads, back Arsenal to have corner supremacy statistics of over +2.
For the overall result, the home win looks like the most favourable result. Arsenal have only played three home games so far: a 1-1 draw against rivals Tottenham, a 2-2 draw against current champions Man City and a win against Crystal Palace. Hull won away at struggling QPR, drew at third-from-bottom Newcastle but lost away at Aston Villa.
Backing an Arsenal win will get you odds of just 2/5 with Stan James or a correct score of 2-1 will get generous odds at Betfair.
Match prediction: Arsenal 2-1 Hull City
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Full match stats
|26.7||Average points for||26.7|
|51.7||Average points against||20|
|0%||Under 35.5 Points||33.3%|
|100%||Over 35.5 Points||66.7%|