Hull City travel to take on Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, The Tigers have recorded 6 wins, and Reading have come away with 9 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Reading was back in November 2005, over five years ago, with Reading running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Dec||Hull City||1 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 19 Nov||Reading||3 - 1||Hull City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 18 Oct||Hull City||1 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|1993/1994||Sat 19 Mar||Hull City||1 - 2||Reading||LGE1|
|1993/1994||Sat 25 Sep||Reading||1 - 1||Hull City||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Sat 13 Feb||Hull City||1 - 1||Reading||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Sat 05 Sep||Reading||1 - 2||Hull City||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Reading are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 5 conceded.
Hull City's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Tigers, and 5 goals against.
Reading lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 40 points from their 26 games so far. Hull City's 36 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is a game which sees both teams in reasonable shape, and one which the Madmen are pretty confident will end up as a draw. Score draw
|Reading||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Hull City||Undefeated in last 8 away games.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.