FootyMAD's Crystal Palace match preview

Last updated : 20 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2005, with Crystal Palace running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 30 SepHull City1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Sat 14 JanHull City1 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Sat 10 SepCrystal Palace2 - 0Hull CityCHMP
1997/1998Tue 30 SepCrystal Palace2 - 1Hull CityLGEC
1997/1998Tue 16 SepHull City1 - 0Crystal PalaceLGEC
1988/1989Tue 11 AprHull City0 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
1988/1989Sat 22 OctCrystal Palace3 - 1Hull CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Eagles, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Crystal Palace, Hull City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Tigers have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 37 points from their 28 games played so far, Hull City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 28 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace642011514
Hull City631211910

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Eagles, as the The Tigers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Won 3 successive home games.
13 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Hull City No sequences of note