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Last updated : 24 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackburn Rovers v Hull City fixture

Hull City travel to take on Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Saturday 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 lose 16 and win only 3 of the 27 games.

The last time the two teams met at Blackburn R. was well over fifteen years ago, back in August 1991, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1991/1992Tue 27 AugHull City1 - 0Blackburn R.LGEC
1991/1992Tue 20 AugBlackburn R.1 - 1Hull CityLGEC
1990/1991Sat 08 DecHull City3 - 1Blackburn R.CHMP
1990/1991Tue 28 AugBlackburn R.2 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1989/1990Tue 10 AprHull City2 - 0Blackburn R.CHMP
1989/1990Tue 31 OctBlackburn R.0 - 0Hull CityCHMP
1988/1989Sat 18 MarBlackburn R.4 - 0Hull CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Rovers, with 6 goals against.

Hull City's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the The Tigers, and 4 goals against.

Blackburn R. sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 3 points from their 1 games. Hull City find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 3 points they have accumulated from 1 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.6312101110
Hull City650111415

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Tigers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Blackburn R., believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R.Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Hull City11 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.