FM Preview: Portsmouth v Hull City 03 Jan 2011

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History of the Portsmouth v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 25 games played, The Tigers have recorded 3 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, as the Pompey edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctHull City1 - 2PortsmouthCHMP
2009/2010Sat 20 MarPortsmouth3 - 2Hull CityPREM
2009/2010Sat 24 OctHull City0 - 0PortsmouthPREM
2008/2009Sat 04 AprHull City0 - 0PortsmouthPREM
2008/2009Sat 22 NovPortsmouth2 - 2Hull CityPREM
1990/1991Sat 13 AprHull City0 - 2PortsmouthCHMP
1990/1991Tue 01 JanPortsmouth5 - 1Hull CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Pompey in those games, with 9 conceded.

The The Tigers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the The Tigers, and 5 goals against.

Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 30 points from their 23 games played so far, Hull City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 24 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Portsmouth6222898
Hull City6231869

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hull City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Portsmouth. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Portsmouth Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Hull City Undefeated in last 7 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.