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Spurs win a false dawn for Baggies; FOOTBALL.

WEST BROM ended a sorry start to the season by winning at Tottenham on Sunday but they could well revert to type at home to Hull in the Capital One Cup this evening, writes Steve Davies.

Hull, who like a bit of a cup run based on last season's fantastic effort in reaching the FA Cup final, will be tough visitors for West Brom at The Hawthorns and a sell of the Throstles' supremacy at 0.2 with Sporting Index is the shout.

There will obviously be changes on both sides but Steve Bruce's squad looks deeper and better and they can cope with resting a few.

Alan Irvine's starting line-up might not look quite so formidable if he leaves a few out ahead of Sunday's massive visit from Burnley.

The Baggies were without a win in five prior to the weekend and it's hard to know what was the lowest point - the miserable 3-0 loss at Swansea or being taken to penalties by Oxford in the previous round of this competition.

They've scored only two goals in five games since the opening day whereas Hull are doing fine.

The Tigers are only a point better off than West Brom but with their Europa League participation ended they can give this cup a go safe in the knowledge that they are too good to be anywhere near a relegation scrap come season's end.

Recommendation Sell West Brom supremacy at 0.2 Sporting Index

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Nikica Jelavic has scored three goals in five games for Hull

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Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Sep 24, 2014
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