FootyMAD's Stoke City match preview

Last updated : 17 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hull City v Stoke City fixture

Hull City prepare to entertain Stoke City at The KC Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 24 games played, The Tigers have recorded 10 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The KC Stadium was just last season, in September 2005, with Stoke City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the The Tigers in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 21 JanStoke City0 - 3Hull CityCHMP
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

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, 5 to 3.

Stoke City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Potters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Hull City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 17 matches. Stoke City's 24 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hull City6213777
Stoke City640210412

FootyMad's prediction ...

Hull City are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hull City Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Stoke City 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.