FM Preview: Southampton v Hull City 29 Nov 2011

Last updated : 28 November 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Southampton v Hull City fixture

Hull City pack their bags to visit Southampton at St. Marys on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 14 and win only 3 of the 26 games.

The previous match played between the two at St. Marys was more than three years back, in December 2007, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2007/2008 Sat 15 Mar Hull City 5 - 0 Southampton Championship
2007/2008 Sat 08 Dec Southampton 4-0 Hull City Championship
2006/2007 Sat 02 Dec Hull City 2 - 4 Southampton Championship
2006/2007 Sat 04 Nov Southampton 0 - 0 Hull City Championship
2005/2006 Tue 22 Nov Hull City 1 - 1 Southampton Championship
2005/2006 Sat 15 Oct Southampton 1 - 1 Hull City Championship
1986/1987 Tue 25 Nov Southampton 2 - 1 Hull City (Full Members)

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Recent respective form guides

Southampton could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Saints have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.

Hull City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Tigers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Southampton are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 18 games giving them a return of 39 points.

Hull City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 27 from their 17 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southampton 6 4 0 2 12 7 12
Hull City 6 3 0 3 9 9 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Saints. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southampton Won 20 successive home games.
22 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Hull City 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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