FootyMAD's Hartlepool United match preview

Last updated : 01 October 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Hartlepool United v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Tigers have recorded 7 wins, and Hartlepool U. have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in an (Associate Members) match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 28 SepHartlepool U.3 - 3Hull CityAM
2002/2003Thu 26 DecHull City2 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2
2002/2003Mon 26 AugHartlepool U.2 - 0Hull CityLGE2
2001/2002Tue 05 FebHull City1 - 1Hartlepool U.LGE2
2001/2002Tue 06 NovHartlepool U.4 - 0Hull CityLGE2
2000/2001Sat 14 AprHartlepool U.0 - 1Hull CityLGE2
2000/2001Tue 24 OctHull City0 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Pool in those games, with 8 conceded.

The Tigers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 13 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Hartlepool U.'s 14 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Hull City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 19 points from 10 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hartlepool U.612313145
Hull City62228118

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 Hartlepool U.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hartlepool U. Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Hull City Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.