FM Preview: West Ham United v Hull City 28 Apr 2012

Footymad preview History of the West Ham United v Hull City fixture

Hull City pack their bags to visit West Ham United at Boleyn Ground at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 11 and win only 2 of the 19 games.

The previous match played between the two at Boleyn Ground was within the last three years, in February 2010, with West Ham United running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Hull City 0 - 2 West Ham Utd. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb West Ham Utd. 3-0 Hull City Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Hull City 3 - 3 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Wed 28 Jan West Ham Utd. 2 - 0 Hull City Premier League
2008/2009 Sun 19 Oct Hull City 1 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
1990/1991 Sat 23 Mar Hull City 0 - 0 West Ham Utd. Second Division
1990/1991 Sat 06 Oct West Ham Utd. 7 - 1 Hull City Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Hammers in those games, with 10 conceded.

Hull City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

West Ham United are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 83 points from 45 games.

Hull City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 68 from their 45 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Ham United 6 3 2 1 18 9 11
Hull City 6 3 1 2 8 8 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Hammers, as the Tigers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Ham United Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Hull City Not won in previous 5 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.

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