FootyMAD's Swindon Town match preview

Last updated : 22 November 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Swindon Town v Hull City fixture

Hull City travel to take on Swindon Town at County Ground 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 11 and win only 2 of the 19 games.

The last time the two teams met at Swindon Town was back in January 1996, over five years ago, with Swindon Town running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1995/1996Sat 20 JanSwindon Town3 - 0Hull CityLGE1
1995/1996Sat 12 AugHull City0 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
1990/1991Sat 19 JanSwindon Town3 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1990/1991Sat 08 SepHull City1 - 1Swindon TownCHMP
1989/1990Sat 17 MarSwindon Town1 - 3Hull CityCHMP
1989/1990Sat 07 OctHull City2 - 3Swindon TownCHMP
1988/1989Sat 11 MarSwindon Town1 - 0Hull CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 7 conceded.

In complete contrast to Swindon Town, Hull City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tigers have hit 9 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swindon Town's 25 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Hull City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 32 points from the 17 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swindon Town6321151111
Hull City6411151013

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Hull City on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Swindon Town. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Swindon TownUnbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Hull CityNot won in previous 4 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.