FM Preview: Wigan Athletic v Hull City 03 May 2010

Last updated : 04 May 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Wigan Athletic v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Monday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a F.A. Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010 Sat 02 Jan Wigan Ath. 4 - 1 Hull City FAC
2009/2010 Sat 03 Oct Hull City 2 - 1 Wigan Ath. PREM
2008/2009 Sun 22 Mar Wigan Ath. 1 - 0 Hull City PREM
2008/2009 Sat 30 Aug Hull City 0 - 5 Wigan Ath. PREM
2007/2008 Tue 28 Aug Wigan Ath. 0 - 1 Hull City LGEC
2003/2004 Tue 12 Aug Wigan Ath. 2 - 0 Hull City LGEC
1996/1997 Sat 30 Nov Hull City 1 - 1 Wigan Ath. LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Wigan Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Latics's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The away form of Hull City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. The Tigers have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Wigan Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 35 points from 36 matches. Hull City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 28 points from their 36 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Wigan Ath. 6 2 1 3 7 10 7
Hull City 6 1 1 4 3 9 4

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Wigan Ath. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Hull City Not won in previous 25 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.