FootyMAD's Colchester United match preview

Last updated : 13 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hull City v Colchester United fixture

Hull City are ready to welcome Colchester United to The KC Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 14 games played, The Tigers have recorded 6 wins, and Colchester U. have come away with 5 victories.

The previous match played between the two at The KC Stadium was within the last three years, in February 2005, with Hull City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 28 NovColchester U.5 - 1Hull CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 26 FebHull City2-0Colchester U.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 08 JanHull City0 - 2Colchester U.FAC
2004/2005Sat 11 DecColchester U.1 - 2Hull CityLGE1
1997/1998Mon 13 AprColchester U.4 - 3Hull CityLGE2
1997/1998Sat 13 DecHull City3 - 1Colchester U.LGE2
1996/1997Tue 15 AprHull City1 - 2Colchester U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Hull City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Tigers in those games, with 8 conceded.

Colchester U. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The U's's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Hull City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 44 points from 42 matches. Colchester U.'s 65 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hull City63031089
Colchester U.641110413

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hull City are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hull City 9 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Colchester U. 12 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.