FM Preview: Hull City v Crystal Palace 20 Aug 2011

Footymad preview History of the Hull City v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Hull City at The KC Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Eagles have recorded 4 wins, and Hull City have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 30 Apr Hull City 1-1 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Hull City Championship
2007/2008 Sat 26 Apr Hull City 2 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2007/2008 Sat 06 Oct Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Hull City Championship
2006/2007 Sat 20 Jan Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Hull City Championship
2006/2007 Sat 30 Sep Hull City 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2005/2006 Sat 14 Jan Hull City 1 - 2 Crystal Palace Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Hull City's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While The Tigers have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Eagles have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hull City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 3 points from their 3 matches.

Crystal Palace's total of 6 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hull City 6 1 1 4 3 11 4
Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 7 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Crystal Palace have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Hull City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hull City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Crystal Palace Not won in previous 19 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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