FM Preview: Hull City v Crystal Palace 30 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 29th April 2011
The game between Hull City and Crystal Palace in the Championship on 30th April 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Hull City v Crystal Palace fixture
Crystal Palace pack their bags to visit Hull City at The KC Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 11 and win only 4 of the 21 games.
The previous match played between the two at The KC Stadium was within the last three years, in April 2008, the The Tigers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Hull City||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Eagles have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Hull City's 64 points from 44 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 47 points from 44 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Tigers, as the Eagles have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Hull City||4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Crystal Palace||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 17 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here