FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 19 March 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hull City v Southampton fixture

Hull City prepare to entertain Southampton at The KC Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 25 games played, The Tigers have recorded 10 wins, and Southampton have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The KC Stadium was just last season, in December 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 08 DecSouthampton4 - 0Hull CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 02 DecHull City2-4SouthamptonCHMP
2006/2007Sat 04 NovSouthampton0 - 0Hull CityCHMP
2005/2006Tue 22 NovHull City1 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Sat 15 OctSouthampton1 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1984/1985Tue 09 OctHull City2 - 2SouthamptonLGEC
1984/1985Tue 25 SepSouthampton3 - 2Hull CityLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Hull City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Tigers in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Southampton is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The Saints's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Hull City's total of 56 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Southampton are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 45 from their 38 matches played.

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

The match against Southampton is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the The Tigers in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Hull CityUnbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
SouthamptonPrevious 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.