FootyMAD's Carlisle United match preview

Last updated : 14 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Carlisle United v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 38 games played, Tigers have recorded 11 wins, and Carlisle Utd. have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2003, where Hull City annihilated the Tigers 1 - 5 in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sun 12 OctHull City2 - 1Carlisle Utd.LD3
2002/2003Sat 01 MarCarlisle Utd.1 - 5Hull CityLD3
2002/2003Sat 14 SepHull City4 - 0Carlisle Utd.LD3
2001/2002Tue 15 JanHull City0 - 1Carlisle Utd.LD3
2001/2002Sat 25 AugCarlisle Utd.0 - 0Hull CityLD3
2000/2001Sat 05 MayCarlisle Utd.0 - 0Hull CityLD3
2000/2001Sat 25 NovHull City2 - 1Carlisle Utd.LD3

Recent respective form guides

Carlisle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Cumbrians in those games, with 6 conceded.

The Tigers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Tigers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Carlisle Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 29 games have yielded only 21 points. Hull City are leading the way in the Nationwide League Division Three, with their 30 games giving them a return of 62 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Carlisle Utd.63127610
Hull City660014418

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hull City are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Carlisle Utd.Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Hull City3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 7 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.