FM Preview: Derby County v Hull City 22 Feb 2011

Last updated : 21 February 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Hull City fixture

Hull City travel to take on Derby County at Pride Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 13 and win only 6 of the 25 games.

The last time the two teams met at Derby County was just over four years ago, in February 2007, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 14 SepHull City2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 10 FebDerby County2 - 2Hull CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 12 AugHull City1 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Mon 17 AprDerby County1 - 1Hull CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 22 OctHull City2 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2001/2002Wed 12 SepDerby County3 - 0Hull CityLGEC
1986/1987Sat 21 MarHull City1 - 1Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Rams have conceded a disappointing 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Hull City's away form is none too clever either, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the The Tigers, and 6 goals against.

Derby County find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 36 points from their 31 matches. Hull City's 46 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6024292
Hull City624010510

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Tigers have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Pride Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Hull City Undefeated in last 11 away games.
8 games since last defeat.