FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 20 October 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Bristol City v Hull City fixture

Hull City travel to take on Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 4 of the 34 games.

The last time the two teams met at Bristol City was back in October 1995, over five years ago, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1995/1996Tue 02 AprHull City2 - 3Bristol CityLGE1
1995/1996Sat 14 OctBristol City4 - 0Hull CityLGE1
1990/1991Sat 16 FebHull City1 - 2Bristol CityCHMP
1990/1991Sat 17 NovBristol City4 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1984/1985Mon 08 AprBristol City2 - 0Hull CityLGE1
1984/1985Tue 01 JanHull City2 - 1Bristol CityLGE1
1982/1983Sat 15 JanHull City1 - 0Bristol CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Robins, with 8 goals against.

Hull City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Tigers have hit 10 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 13 points from their 11 matches. Hull City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 22 points from 12 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol City623114119
Hull City63219811

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Tigers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Bristol City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol CityUnbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Hull CityNot won in previous 2 away matches.