Hull FC host Huddersfield in Super League with Lineham in top form
Hull FC welcome Huddersfield Giants to the KC Stadium, and are odds-on with Coral at 10/11 for the win with prolific youngster Tom Lineham coming into the match on top form.
The 22-year-old is joint-top scorer in Super League this term on 10 tries, and is 8/1 for the first try as a result, having crossed for a hat-trick last time out in the 22-8 win over Widnes Vikings.
In the reverse fixture earlier in the campaign, Hull ran out impressive 19-0 winners at the John Smiths Stadium, with Jamie Shaul breaching the in-goal area twice, while Fetuli Talanoa opened the scoring.
Talanoa is 12/1 to repeat that, while Shaul, who also scored last time out, is odds-on at 4/5 in the anytime market.
Hull are boosted by the fact that one of their best players this season, Mickey Paea is on the verge of signing a new contract.
“We’ll sort it really quick. I think we will have it finalised in a week or two,” Paea, 5/1 to score anytime, said on the news.
“I’ve spoken with the club and I am happy to stay on. I’ve sat down with Motu [Tony] and we’ve gone through everything. There’s no concerns and hopefully we should have the deal all done by next week or the week after,” he continued.
“There’s never been any worry from my part. I’m happy here, I’ve said I wanted to stay and it will be good to get it all done and not have to think about it anymore because until it’s done it’s in the back of your mind.”
The Giants, though, also come into this match in high spirits, having recorded a superb 38-14 victory over Catalans Dragons last time out.
Top scorer Aaron Murphy scored twice to take his tally for the season to eight and is 10/1 to cross first, having done so against the Dragons, while Scott Grix is 14/1 to score last for the second match in a row.