Hull City face a trip to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, The Tigers have recorded 6 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 13 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 18 Nov||Hull City||0 - 2||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 21 Jan||Stoke City||0 - 3||Hull City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 13 Sep||Hull City||0 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1992/1993||Sat 06 Feb||Stoke City||3 - 0||Hull City||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Sat 15 Aug||Hull City||1 - 0||Stoke City||LGE1|
|1991/1992||Sat 07 Mar||Stoke City||2 - 3||Hull City||LGE1|
|1991/1992||Sat 25 Jan||Hull City||0 - 1||Stoke City||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke 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 Potters in those games, with 6 conceded.
The away form of Hull City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Tigers have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stoke City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 68 points from their 43 games so far. Hull City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 45 points from 43 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Potters, as the The Tigers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Stoke City||Won 3 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Hull City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.