FM Preview: Scunthorpe United v Hull City 05 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th February 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Scunthorpe United and Hull City at 15:00 on Saturday, 5th February 2011 in the Championship.
Hull City pack their bags to visit Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, The Tigers have recorded 4 wins, and Scunthorpe U. have come away with 7 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Glanford Park Stadium was more than three years back, in November 2007, with Hull City inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Iron in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 06 Nov||Hull City||0 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Mar||Hull City||2 - 0||Scunthorpe U.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 24 Nov||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 2||Hull City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||Hull City||2 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Dec||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 1||Hull City||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Tue 04 Nov||Hull City||1 - 3||Scunthorpe U.||ASSM|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Scunthorpe U.||3 - 1||Hull City||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Scunthorpe United's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While Iron have scored 4, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.
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 11 goals for the The Tigers, and 7 goals against.
Scunthorpe U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 26 games thus far. Hull City see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 39 points from their 29 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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 Glanford Park Stadium with an easy victory. Away win
|Scunthorpe U.||Failed to win in previous 12 home matches.|
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Hull City||Undefeated in last 9 away games.|
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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