FootyMAD's Colchester United match preview

Last updated : 19 March 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Colchester United v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Colchester United at Layer Road Ground on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, The Tigers have recorded 4 wins, and Colchester U. have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2006, with Colchester U. annihilating their visitors 5 - 1 in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 16 FebHull City1 - 1Colchester U.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 14 AprHull City1 - 1Colchester U.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Colchester United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The U's's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Hull City's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The The Tigers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Colchester U. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 38 games have yielded only 33 points. Hull City's total of 59 points from their 38 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.60155121
Hull City640212412

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the The Tigers of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Layer Road Ground with Hull City coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Colchester U.Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Hull CityLost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.