FM Preview: Hull City v Brighton & Hove Albion 18 Aug 2012

Last updated : 17 August 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Hull City v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Hull City prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at The Circle on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Tigers have recorded 11 wins, and Brighton & Hove Albion have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Circle was less than a year ago, in February 2012, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 22 Feb Hull City 0-0 Brighton & HA Championship
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Hull City Championship
2005/2006 Fri 16 Dec Brighton & HA 2 - 1 Hull City Championship
2005/2006 Sat 20 Aug Hull City 2 - 0 Brighton & HA Championship
2000/2001 Sat 10 Mar Brighton & HA 3 - 0 Hull City League Division Three
2000/2001 Fri 06 Oct Hull City 0 - 2 Brighton & HA League Division Three
1999/2000 Sat 05 Feb Hull City 2 - 0 Brighton & HA League Division Three

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Hull City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Brighton & Hove Albion is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Seagulls have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hull City 6 3 2 1 10 7 11
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 0 3 3 3 13 3

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that Tigers's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Brighton & Hove Albion. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hull City Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Brighton & Hove Albion Not won in previous 9 away matches.
No win in the 9 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here