Opta Stats: Hull v Arsenal

Will Arsene Wenger be smiling again after Arsenal's match with Hull?
Will Arsene Wenger be smiling again after Arsenal's match with Hull?

Arsenal will be looking for three points against promoted Hull. Opta rates their chances.

"The two sides have also played each other four times in the FA Cup in the last three seasons – Hull have won none of these games, including the 2014 FA Cup Final (D1)."

A draw half-time/Arsenal full-time double result is 4.77/2.

Since beating Arsenal in their opening Premier League meeting with them in September 2008, Hull City have lost six of the last seven meetings with the Gunners (D1). Arsenal are 1.618/13 to win again.

Arsenal have won five of their previous six visits to Hull City in the league, losing only once to them in April 1915. They are 2.588/5 to win half-time/full-time.

The two sides have also played each other four times in the FA Cup in the last three seasons - Hull have won none of these games, including the 2014 FA Cup Final (D1). A draw half-time/Arsenal full-time double result is 4.77/2.

Alexis Sanchez has scored four times and assisted two goals in four previous games against the Tigers in all competitions. Sanchez is 2.757/4 to score.

Should Arsenal defeat Hull, they will have won the most games at the KCOM Stadium as an away side in all competitions (currently five - level with Burnley). Arsenal are 2.77/4 to win to nil.

Hull City's last three Premier League matches have seen a goal scored in the 90th minute or later - the last two of which have changed the outcome of the game. The Arsenal half-time/draw full-time double result is priced at 20.019/1.

Santi Cazorla has scored two goals and assisted two more in his four Premier League appearances so far in 2016-17. Cazorla is 3.55/2 to find the net.

Cazorla's last seven Premier League goals have been from the penalty spot - one more will create a new record in the division for the most (currently tied with Danny Murphy, Jan Molby and Mikel Arteta). The odds of a penalty being taken are 4.75.

Arsene Wenger's side are unbeaten in their last 25 Premier League games against newly-promoted sides (W21 D4), since a 1-2 defeat at QPR in March 2012. Arsenal are 4.3100/30 to win both halves.

This is Hull's best start to a Premier League campaign after four games. They are 4.3100/30 to add to their points tally with a draw.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season PL

Staked: 43 pts
Returned: 45.8 pts
P/L: +2.8 pts

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