Opta Stats: Hull City v Arsenal

Can Steve Bruce' Hull City move closer to safety when they face Arsenal?
Can Steve Bruce' Hull City move closer to safety when they face Arsenal?
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It's another crucial Premier League match as relegation scrappers Hull take on an Arsenal side honing in on second place. Opta provides the vital statistics.

"Since their return to the Premier League in August 2013, Hull’s Ahmed Elmohamady has fired in 429 crosses from open play – 89 more than any other player."

Over 2.5 goals is 2.111/10.

Hull City have lost five and drawn one of the last six Barclays Premier League games against Arsenal, including defeats in all three games at the KC Stadium. Arsenal are 1.768/11 to win.

The Gunners have won eight and lost none of the last nine meetings with Hull in all competitions. They are 2.829/5 to win half-time/full-time.

Alexis Sanchez has scored in both of his appearances this season against Hull City. Sanchez is 2.26/5 to score.

Olivier Giroud has scored six goals in his last seven Premier League away matches. Giroud is 2.1511/10 to find the net.

Arsenal have won their last four Premier League away games all by a one-goal margin. They are 7.413/2 to win 1-0.

The Gunners haven't conceded a first-half goal in their last 13 Premier League matches. The odds of the game being 0-0 at half-time are 2.8615/8.

Arsene Wenger's side have more points after 33 games this season than any campaign since 2009-10; this despite having fewer points after 12 games than any other Premier League campaign. They are 1.3130/100 to finish second in the Premier League.

Hull come in to this game on the back of a two game winning streak - they have only won three PL games in a row on one previous occasion; October 2008, when they won four successive PL matches. The Tigers are 5.79/2 to pull off a shock victory.

Danny Welbeck has scored just four goals in 27 Premier League appearances this season - he's scored more goals for England (six in seven games) since August. Hull are 5.59/2 to keep a clean sheet.

Since their return to the Premier League in August 2013, Hull's Ahmed Elmohamady has fired in 429 crosses from open play - 89 more than any other player. Over 2.5 goals is 2.111/10.

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