FootyMAD's Bristol Rovers match preview

Last updated : 08 May 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Hull City v Bristol Rovers fixture

Hull City prepare to entertain Bristol Rovers at The KC Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Tigers have recorded 11 wins, and Bristol Rvs. have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The KC Stadium was just last season, in January 2003, the Tigers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 29 NovBristol Rvs.2 - 1Hull CityLD3
2002/2003Sat 04 JanHull City1-0Bristol Rvs.LD3
2002/2003Tue 13 AugBristol Rvs.1 - 1Hull CityLD3
2001/2002Sat 13 AprBristol Rvs.1 - 1Hull CityLD3
2001/2002Sat 24 NovHull City0 - 0Bristol Rvs.LD3
1995/1996Sat 10 FebHull City1 - 3Bristol Rvs.LD2
1995/1996Sat 06 JanBristol Rvs.2 - 1Hull CityLD2

Recent respective form guides

Hull City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Tigers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Bristol Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Pirates have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Hull City are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 85 points from their 45 games. Bristol Rvs.'s 55 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hull City62311099
Bristol Rvs.63218511

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Tigers's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Bristol Rvs.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Hull CityFailed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Bristol Rvs.Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.