FootyMAD's Preston North End match preview

Last updated : 20 October 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Preston North End v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 18 out of 23 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2005, with Preston N.E. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 22 AprHull City1 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP
2005/2006Tue 01 NovPreston N.E.3 - 0Hull CityCHMP
1992/1993Sat 09 JanPreston N.E.1 - 2Hull CityLGE1
1992/1993Tue 15 SepHull City2 - 4Preston N.E.LGE1
1991/1992Tue 11 FebPreston N.E.3 - 1Hull CityLGE1
1991/1992Sat 30 NovHull City2 - 2Preston N.E.LGE1
1984/1985Tue 23 AprPreston N.E.1 - 4Hull CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Preston North End are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the North End in those games, with 3 conceded.

In complete contrast to Preston N.E., Hull City are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Tigers have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Preston N.E. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 23 points from the 12 games they have played so far. Hull City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 9 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Preston N.E.642011514
Hull City6132366

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Tigers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Preston N.E.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Preston N.E. Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Hull City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.