Championship Playoff Final: Sheffield Wednesday v Hull - 10 Vital Statistics


10. Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday and Hull City meet in the Championship playoff final at Wembley, with Hull having previous won promotion via this route to the Premier League (in 2009). Hull are 1.62 to go up.

9. Hull finished nine points ahead of Wednesday in the Championship and have won five of their last eight games (W5 D1 L2). They are 2.20 to win this clash in 90 minutes.

8. These sides drew both their league fixtures against each other this season. They had not drawn in their last seven meetings prior to that — a run stretching back to August 2005. A draw here is priced at 3.20.

7. Five of Wednesday’s last six wins have come with clean sheets, but their recent form reads W6 D4 L2. Wednesday are 5.10 to win without conceding.

6. Ross Wallace scored in both legs of Wednesday’s playoff semi-final victory over Brighton, taking his season tally to six. The Scot is 8.00 to score again.

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5. Charlton 4-4 Sunderland (1998) remains the highest scoring Championship / First Division / Second Division playoff final in history. Wednesday and Hull have scored four goals in two games apiece this season. +5.5 goals in this clash is available at 25.00.

4. Hull top scorer Abel Hernandez boasts 20 Championship goals for the campaign. Mohamed Diame (9) is their second highest scorer and Sam Clucks (6) third. Hernandez scored against Derby in the semi-finals and is 5.10 match favourite to score first.

3. Fernando Forestieri scored against Hull in Wednesday’s 1-1 draw with the Tigers back in October. Forestieri boasts 15 goals for the season but hasn’t found the net in five games. He is 7.50 to score last.

2. Hull have conceded first in three of their last four outings and are 2.10 to go 1-0 down at Wembley.

1. Hull averaged 16 shots per game in the Championship this season, more than any other team. Wednesday, meanwhile, averaged just 12.5 per outing. Hull are 3.95 to score in both halves.