FootyMAD's Crystal Palace match preview

Last updated : 13 October 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 less than a year ago, in January 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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 20 JanCrystal Palace1 - 1Hull CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

The The Tigers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.

Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 9 points from their 9 matches. Hull City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 11 points from their 9 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace6123575
Hull City6213697

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hull City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Crystal Palace. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal PalaceNot won in the 2 most recent games.
Hull City5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.