FootyMAD's Stoke City match preview

Last updated : 20 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stoke City v Hull City fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 18 NovHull City0 - 2Stoke CityCHMP
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

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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stoke City632112811
Hull City6213997

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

Sequence statistics:
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.