Sports Betting. Hull City v Manchester United [26.01.17] : Tigers to bite Red Devils

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Sports Betting. Hull City v Manchester United [26.01.17] : Tigers to bite Red Devils

EFL Cup, semi-finals, second leg

first leg 0-2


Bet: Total Match Goals Under 2.5

Manchester United is almost in EFL Cup final after 2-0 victory in home first leg. That’s why bookies posted on just symbolic betting odds at “MU To Qualify” (1.01) whereas “Hull To Qualify” is evaluated by unreal 17.00. As to the second leg The Red Devils are also considered to be a favourite at odds of 1.53. However, after nine wins in a row in all competitions José Mourinho’s side began to slow down. Placing bets you need to remember that two last Premier League games Man Utd drew with the same score 1-1 with Liverpool and Stoke City.

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It was completely surprise to see Hull City in the EFL Cup semis. So the club was regarded as complete underdog. And after 0-2 defeat in the first leg Tigers chances are trending to null. Even betting odds on home game are rather high reaching at 4.50 alongside with the Draw (4.20). Yes, changing head coach (Mike Phelan was replaced by Marco Silva) brought some fruits. Swansea City was beaten in FA Cup as well as Bournemouth in Premier League. However, sports betting experts admit that Hull could nothing to do with top clubs like ManUtd and Chelsea.

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At the same time sports betting experts noted that new head coach Marco Silva had given an impulse to the team. Moreover, he’s aiming to make his reputation in Premier League while fighting in relegation battle. So Silva and his players will be highly motivated in home leg of EFL Cup even if there are no chances to qualify in to final. Besides, Manchester United deceleration will be helpful. And José Mourinho has no need to win in Hull, that’s why the team will play from defense saving forces. May be it’s risky for gamblers but they should consider “Double Chance: Hull Or Draw” at betting odds of 2.30.

As to the performance Manchester United is not the team to make scoring enchanting spectacle. Ant The Tigers will have obvious hardships in attack. So it is logically to take Total Match Goals Under 2.5 at betting odds of 2.10. For risky lovers we can propose such option as “Correct Score: 1-1 Draw” (8.50).