FootyMAD's Hull City match preview

Last updated : 29 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hull City v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to 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 10 and win only 4 of the 19 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2006, with Crystal Palace inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Tigers in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 14 JanHull City1 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Sat 10 SepCrystal Palace2 - 0Hull CityCHMP
1997/1998Tue 30 SepCrystal Palace2 - 1Hull CityLGEC
1997/1998Tue 16 SepHull City1 - 0Crystal PalaceLGEC
1988/1989Tue 11 AprHull City0 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
1988/1989Sat 22 OctCrystal Palace3 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1987/1988Sat 19 DecHull City2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Hull City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The Tigers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Hull City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 7 points. Crystal Palace's total of 16 points from their 9 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hull City6213467
Crystal Palace6213687

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Eagles has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Hull City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hull City Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Palace 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.