FootyMAD's Doncaster Rovers match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Doncaster Rovers v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Doncaster Rovers at Belle Vue Gound on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Tigers have recorded 5 wins, and Doncaster Rvs. have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Wed 29 DecHull City2 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
2003/2004Sun 28 DecHull City3 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Mon 08 SepDoncaster Rvs.0 - 0Hull CityLGE2
1997/1998Sat 04 AprDoncaster Rvs.1 - 0Hull CityLGE2
1997/1998Sat 29 NovHull City3 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
1996/1997Sat 08 MarDoncaster Rvs.0 - 0Hull CityLGE2
1996/1997Sat 21 DecHull City3 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Tigers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 15 goals for the Tigers, and 7 goals against.

Doncaster Rvs.'s 40 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Hull City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 57 points from the 27 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Doncaster Rvs.632110511
Hull City641111713

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hull City are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Doncaster Rvs.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Doncaster Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Hull City 4 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.