Team news: Hull FC v Salford (Fri)

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Salford winger Greg Johnson could play his first game of the season on Friday, while Hull FC will be without Scott Taylor.

Lee Radford has made just one change to his Hull FC side that beat Catalans in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals last week. Joe Westerman replaces the injured Taylor.

Andre Savelio and Josh Bowden retain their places in Hull’s 19-man squad.

Salford coach Ian Watson has also made one change to his outfit that lost to Hull KR at Magic Weekend two weeks ago. Johnson is set to make a return from a long-term injury lay-off as he replaces Derrell Olpherts in the team.

The Super League match takes place at the KCOM Stadium on Friday, 7:45pm kick-off.

Drew’s dabble: Hull are priced at 9/2 to win the game by 21-30 points.

Hull’s 19-man squad: Jamie Shaul, Bureta Faraimo, Josh Griffin, Albert Kelly, Marc Sneyd, Danny Houghton, Josh Bowden, Dean Hadley, Mark Minichiello, Joe Westerman, Jake Connor, Chris Green, Brad Fash, Sika Manu, Mickey Paea, Jez Litten, Danny Washbrook, Ratu Naulago, Andre Savelio.

Salford’s 19-man squad: Niall Evalds, Kris Welham, Jake Bibby, Robert Lui, Lee Mossop, Gil Dudson, Josh Jones, George Griffin, Joey Lussick, Adam Walker, Greg Burke, Tyrone McCarthy, Logan Tomkins, Daniel Murray, Greg Johnson, Ken Sio, Krisnan Inu, Pauli Pauli, Jackson Hastings.

Hull’s odds are 4/11 to continue their good form, while Salford are the outsiders at 9/4.

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