FootyMAD's Southend United match preview

Last updated : 20 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Southend United v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Southend United at Roots Hall on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Tigers have recorded 4 wins, and Southend Utd. have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2003, with Southend Utd. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Division Three match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 13 SepHull City3 - 2Southend Utd.LD3
2002/2003Sat 01 FebSouthend Utd.3 - 0Hull CityLD3
2002/2003Sat 10 AugHull City2 - 2Southend Utd.LD3
2001/2002Tue 22 JanSouthend Utd.2 - 0Hull CityLD3
2001/2002Fri 21 DecHull City0 - 0Southend Utd.LD3
2000/2001Tue 01 MaySouthend Utd.1 - 1Hull CityLD3
2000/2001Sat 21 OctHull City1 - 1Southend Utd.LD3

Recent respective form guides

Southend United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Shrimpers, with 6 goals against.

Hull City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Tigers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Southend Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Three, showing a record of 52 points from their 42 games played so far, Hull City are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 80 points from their 42 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Southend Utd.6312111010
Hull City632110811

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Hull City only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Roots Hall will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Southend Utd.Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Hull CityUndefeated in last 4 away games.