FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 24 March 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leicester City v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 32 games played, The Tigers have recorded 11 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2006, with Hull City inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Foxes in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 15 DecHull City2 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
2006/2007Tue 26 DecHull City1 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
2006/2007Tue 12 SepLeicester City0 - 1Hull CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 04 MarLeicester City3 - 2Hull CityCHMP
2005/2006Mon 29 AugHull City1 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2002/2003Tue 10 SepHull City2 - 4Leicester CityLGEC
1990/1991Sat 09 MarLeicester City0 - 1Hull CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These games have seen the Foxes score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 2.

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. The The Tigers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Leicester City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 44 points from 39 matches. Hull City's total of 62 points from their 39 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City6213557
Hull City640213412

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hull City are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Hull City 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.