Preview: Leeds United v Hull City

Preview: Leeds United v Hull City

We preview Tuesday's encounter.

Leeds United host Grant McCann’s Hull City on Tuesday (7:45 pm) in the Sky Bet Championship. The Whites go into this fixture in second position following a nine game unbeaten run, looking to extend that further.  Hull have had mixed results this season, recording big wins against the likes of Fulham and Preston North End at the top end of the table and suffering big defeats against Barnsley and Huddersfield Town at the lower end.  Both sides come into the match on the back of victories at the weekend.

Manager/head coach

Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa

Hull City: Grant McCann

League position

Leeds United: 2nd

Hull City: 12th

Top scorer

Leeds United: Patrick Bamford (7)

Hull City: Jarrod Bowen (15)

Head to head

Leeds United wins: 23

Draws: 12

Hull City wins: 15

 Last time at Elland Road

Leeds United 0 Hull City 2 (Bowen 25, 58)- Saturday 29th December 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)

Team news

Liam Cooper, Tyler Roberts, Jamie Shackleton and Adam Forshaw all miss out through injury. Kalvin Phillips returns to the squad following suspension. For Hull City, Josh Magennis, Kevin Stewart, Jon Toral and Norbert Balogh all remain out.

The key battle

Ben White v Jarrod Bowen

Highly rated forward, Jarrod Bowen is Hull’s top goal scorer this season, with 15 goals. He will face off against the best defence in the league and Ben White has been a pivotal part of that. The Whites have kept 12 clean sheets this season.

Latest odds

Leeds United: 4/11

Draw: 4/1

Hull City: 15/2 (Odds correct at time of article published)