FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 17 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hull City v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Hull City prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at The KC Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The KC Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2005, with Sheff. Wed. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Tigers in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 09 AugSheff. Wed.1 - 1Hull CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 30 AprHull City1-2Sheff. Wed.LGE1
2004/2005Wed 08 DecSheff. Wed.2 - 4Hull CityLGE1
1990/1991Sat 12 JanHull City0 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
1990/1991Sat 01 SepSheff. Wed.5 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1979/1980Tue 09 OctHull City1 - 1Sheff. Wed.LGE1
1979/1980Tue 21 AugSheff. Wed.0 - 0Hull CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Hull City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The away form of Sheff. Wed. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Owls have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Hull City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 22 matches. Sheff. Wed. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 22 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hull City61237115
Sheff. Wed.6114494

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Tigers's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Sheff. Wed.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Hull CityUnbeaten run of 3 matches.
Sheff. Wed.Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.