Opta Stats: Hull v Chelsea

Antonio Conte will be under extreme pressure if Chelsea fail to beat Hull.
Antonio Conte will be under extreme pressure if Chelsea fail to beat Hull.

Without a win in three Premier League games, can Chelsea bounce back when they face Hull? Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Diego Costa and Eden Hazard scored in both Premier League fixtures against Hull in 2014/15."

Over 2.5 goals is 1.84/5.

Hull have never beaten Chelsea in the Premier League, losing six and drawing twice. The draw is 4.67/2.

Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 12 matches in all competitions against Hull City, winning 10 (D2). They are 1.528/15 to win.

Diego Costa and Eden Hazard scored in both Premier League fixtures against Hull in 2014/15. Over 2.5 goals is 1.84/5.

Indeed, five of Chelsea's last seven PL goals against the Tigers have been scored or assisted by Costa and Hazard. Costa is 1.910/11 to score, with Hazard at 2.56/4.

Hazard has scored in each of his last three Premier League clashes with Hull. You can back him at 5.04/1 to score the first goal.

Hull have conceded 40 shots on target this season, more than any other Premier League team. Over 3.5 goals is 2.9215/8.

If Chelsea lose this game they will have lost as many games under Antonio Conte (3) in seven matches as they did in 21 outings under Guus Hiddink last season. Hull are 7.613/2 to pull off a shock victory.

Hull have had a red card in their last two games, there have only been eight instances in Premier League history of teams getting men sent off in three successive matches, most recently by West Ham in August 2015. The odds of there being a sending off in the match are 5.04/1.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season PL

Staked: 65 pts
Returned: 66.85 pts
P/L: +1.85 pts

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