2018-19 Sky Bet Championship: Week 37 – Wednesday

Norwich City will be looking to move back top of the Sky Bet Championship as they welcome Hull City to Carrow Road. 

A point will see the Canaries sit at summit from Leeds on goal difference, whereas a win will restore their two point lead. 

Hull meanwhile need all three points to keep their play-off hopes realistically alive. 

 

Team news

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Norwich have no fresh injury or suspension concerns to worry about, with a near full squad available. 

Louis Thompson (knee) is close to returning whilst Carlton Morris (ankle) remains a long-term absente. 

Hull also have a full squad available bar four absentees including Dan Batty, who is out with a back injury. 

Ondrej Mazuch (Achilles), Angus McDonald (calf) and James Weir (knee) are also absent until further notice. 

 

Form

Norwich enter this game with just one league loss across 11 games since 2019 arrived, keeping clean sheets in two of their last three home games. 

Hull meanwhile have taken 10 points from their last eight games, despite losing their four away games during this run. 

 

Stat Attack 

  • Norwich have won just one of last nine meetings with Hull (W1, D4, L4). 
  • Three of last four draws in this fixture have finished 1-1. 
  • Norwich’s last seven goals have come from six different goal scorers. 

 

Prediction

With four away defeats on the bounce, this game has definitely come at a good time for Hull given their impressive form against Norwich. 

Norwich however are brimming with confidence and only lost twice at home since August, which will prove important here against an inconsistent Hull so am going for a home win. 

Prediction: Norwich City 2-0 Hull City

Result: Norwich City 3-2 Hull City

 

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