FootyMAD's Stoke City match preview

Last updated : 22 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stoke City v Hull City fixture

Hull City travel to take on Stoke City at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 13 and win only 5 of the 25 games.

The last time the two teams met at Stoke City was more than a decade ago, in February 1993, with Stoke City running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 13 SepHull City0 - 1Stoke CityCHMP
1992/1993Sat 06 FebStoke City3 - 0Hull CityLGE1
1992/1993Sat 15 AugHull City1 - 0Stoke CityLGE1
1991/1992Sat 07 MarStoke City2 - 3Hull CityLGE1
1991/1992Sat 25 JanHull City0 - 1Stoke CityLGE1
1989/1990Tue 20 MarHull City0 - 0Stoke CityCHMP
1989/1990Sat 14 OctStoke City1 - 1Hull CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Stoke City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Potters's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Hull City is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Tigers have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 38 points from their 29 games played so far, Hull City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 29 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stoke City6033473
Hull City61146104

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Stoke CityDrawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Hull CityNot won in previous 9 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.