Ian Holloway predicts Hull City v Wolves

Ian Holloway

Hull face Wolves in the Championship on Friday night.

Ian Holloway has predicted a 2-2 draw when Hull City host Wolves later tonight, according to his regular predictions column for Sky Sports.

Indeed, the pundit can see goals as Michael Dawson is missing from Hull's defence. At the same time, meanwhile, Holloway believes you can't ever write off a Kenny Jackett team.

But he does acknowledge how strong Hull can be at home... 

Holloway told Sky Sports: "They're notoriously very strong at home, but you can't write off Kenny Jackett's teams. Hull have surprised me at how their blip has lasted longer than a few games.

"This should be an open game, with Michael Dawson missing at the heart of the Hull defence. I can see goals."

The race for promotion is heating up, with Hull looking like they're set for the play-offs.

On Sky Sports News on Friday morning, meanwhile, Paul Merson backed Middlesbrough and Brighton to go up automatically.

It's Burnley who currently sit above Brighton, however, with Hull ready to pounce if any of the top three slip up.

As for Wolves, Jackett's men currently sit 12th and can hope for a top-10 finish. It's a disappointing outcome for a promotion-chasing team - but it's certainly a solid showing when you consider how badly other sides have struggled in the Championship.

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