Betting tip: Back Newcastle to see off Hull this week in the EFL Cup.

Hull City will this Tuesday play host to Newcastle United in the EFL Cup, however it’s the away side who are tipped to win.


A home victory is doubted at 13/5 with bet365, while an away win for Newcastle is 6/5. A draw is 12/5, while Hill are 1/1 to qualify and Newcastle reside at 8/11 to make the semi-finals.


Hull enter the fray this week looking to build on their 2-1 win over Bristol City in the last round of the Cup – a game that saw the defensive duo of Harry Maguire and Michael Dawson get on the scoresheet. Both have been busy in the Premier League, too, if not successful, having shipped four goals in their last two games. A win this week would mark Hull’s first in three, and is something lead striker Dieumerci Mbokani will be looking to make happen. Mbokani is the favourite Hull player to score at 21/10 with bet365, while Adama Diomande is 5/2.


Newcastle on the other hand are aiming to impress against Premier League opposition this week, with the Championship leaders lining up against a side they will fancy a win over with regards to squad depth and quality. That said, a 1-0 loss to Blackburn last weekend wont do their chances any good this week, with that defeat condemning them to a first defeat in over 15 games. Looking to get his side back on track upon what should be his first start since returning from injury is Dwight Gayle. The front man has been sublime this season, scoring 13 goals from 14 appearances and is just 5/4 to score this week with bet365.


Back Newcastle to edge a 2-1 win this week at 8/1 with bet365.

A safer bet lies with Newcastle to win and both teams to score at 10/3.