FootyMAD's Reading match preview

Last updated : 22 November 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Reading v Hull City fixture

Hull City travel to take on Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Tigers have recorded 6 wins, and Reading have come away with 8 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Reading was more than a decade ago, in September 1993, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 18 OctHull City1 - 1ReadingCHMP
1993/1994Sat 19 MarHull City1 - 2ReadingLGE1
1993/1994Sat 25 SepReading1 - 1Hull CityLGE1
1992/1993Sat 13 FebHull City1 - 1ReadingLGE1
1992/1993Sat 05 SepReading1 - 2Hull CityLGE1
1991/1992Sat 28 DecHull City0 - 1ReadingLGE1
1991/1992Sat 17 AugReading0 - 1Hull CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Reading are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. The Royals have scored 10 and conceded 2 during this period.

In complete contrast to Reading, Hull City are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Tigers have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Reading are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 41 points from the 18 games they have played so far. Hull City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 18 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

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 Reading. Home win

Sequence statistics:
ReadingUnbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Unbeaten run of 20 matches.
Hull CityLost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.