FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview

Last updated : 14 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hull City v Portsmouth fixture

Hull City play host to Portsmouth at The KC Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, The Tigers have recorded 8 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Hull City was well over fifteen years ago, back in April 1991, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Second Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 22 NovPortsmouth2 - 2Hull CityPREM
1990/1991Sat 13 AprHull City0-2PortsmouthCHMP
1990/1991Tue 01 JanPortsmouth5 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1989/1990Sat 17 FebHull City1 - 2PortsmouthCHMP
1989/1990Sat 09 SepPortsmouth2 - 2Hull CityCHMP
1988/1989Sat 01 AprHull City1 - 1PortsmouthCHMP
1988/1989Tue 08 NovPortsmouth2 - 1Hull CityFLLM

Recent respective form guides

Hull City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Pompey's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Hull City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 33 points from their 30 games played so far, Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 29 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hull City6213677

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Hull City only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Hull CityFailed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
PortsmouthPrevious 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.