Hull City vs. Middlesbrough Prediction and Preview

Another round of Championship football will be played on Wednesday at Riverside between Middlesbrough and Hull City. Under manager Michael Carrick, the home team has seen a comeback and is in contention for a playoff position. Last Saturday, they defeated Norwich City 5-1 thanks to goals from four different players, including Cameron Archer, who is on loan from Aston Villa and scored a hat trick. With 71 points after 42 games, Middlesbrough is fourth in the Championship standings. This Wednesday, as they prepare for the playoffs, they will aim for victory.

Hull has experienced inconsistent league performance this year, but the team is still optimistic about finishing in the middle of the pack. The last time they played, they drew 0-0 with Blackburn Rovers. In the second half, they had a good opportunity to go ahead but couldn’t convert.

The visitors, who currently have 53 points from 42 games and are ranked 15th in the league, will be looking to increase that total this week. 

Hull City vs. Middlesbrough Key Numbers and Head-to-Head

  • 71 encounters have taken place between Middlesbrough and Hull. In those games, the home team has prevailed 31 times, while the visitors have triumphed 21 times. 19 games between the two teams have ended in draws.
  • In the last five meetings between these two teams, the visitors have only lost one.
  • In the last five games of this match, the hosts have failed to keep a clean sheet.
  • In the league this year, Middlesbrough has accumulated 42 points when playing at home. The only team with more points is league leader Burnley (51).
  • Hull has only won five of its 13 league games this year.
  • With 79 goals scored this season, The Boro have scored more goals than any other team in the English second division.

Prediction for Middlesbrough vs. Hull City

Middlesbrough’s most recent victory put an end to a three-game losing sequence, and this weekend they hope to build on that success. They will be anticipating the midweek meeting because they have only lost one of their last nine home games.

Hull had gone five games without a loss, but in their previous seven games, they have only managed one victory. They have lost their last eight away games without a victory, and a loss here is possible.

Middlesbrough 2-1 Hull City is the prediction.


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