FootyMAD's Southend United match preview

Last updated : 30 October 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southend United v Hull City fixture

Hull City pack their bags to visit Southend United at Roots Hall on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, The Tigers have recorded 4 wins, and Southend Utd. have come away with 8 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Roots Hall was within the last three years, in April 2004, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw 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:
2003/2004Tue 20 AprSouthend Utd.2 - 2Hull CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 13 SepHull City3 - 2Southend Utd.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 01 FebSouthend Utd.3 - 0Hull CityLGE2
2002/2003Sat 10 AugHull City2 - 2Southend Utd.LGE2
2001/2002Tue 22 JanSouthend Utd.2 - 0Hull CityLGE2
2001/2002Fri 21 DecHull City0 - 0Southend Utd.LGE2
2000/2001Tue 01 MaySouthend Utd.1 - 1Hull CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Southend United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Shrimpers have scored 9, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Hull City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the The Tigers have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southend Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 10 points from their 14 games thus far. Hull City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 14 games have yielded only 9 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Southend Utd.61146124
Hull City6024382

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Shrimpers, as the The Tigers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Southend Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Hull City Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.