FootyMAD's Brighton & Hove Albion match preview

Last updated : 17 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Hull City fixture

Hull City travel to take on Brighton & Hove Albion at Withdean Stadium on Friday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 14 of the 20 contests.

The last time the two teams met at Brighton & HA was just over four years ago, in March 2001, with Brighton & HA running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Division Three match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 20 AugHull City2 - 0Brighton & HACHMP
2000/2001Sat 10 MarBrighton & HA3 - 0Hull CityLGE2
2000/2001Fri 06 OctHull City0 - 2Brighton & HALGE2
1999/2000Sat 05 FebHull City2 - 0Brighton & HALGE2
1999/2000Tue 31 AugBrighton & HA3 - 0Hull CityLGE2
1998/1999Sat 24 AprBrighton & HA0 - 0Hull CityLGE2
1998/1999Tue 10 NovHull City0 - 2Brighton & HALGE2

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Seagulls have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Hull City is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Tigers have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & HA are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 19 points from their 23 games thus far. Hull City see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 26 points from their 23 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton & HA60335133
Hull City6222888

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Tigers out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Brighton & HA. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HAFailed to win in previous 8 home matches.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
Hull CityNot won in previous 6 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.