FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 29 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hull City v Wigan Athletic fixture

Hull City play host to Wigan Athletic at The KC Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 6 games played, The Tigers have recorded 2 wins, and Wigan Ath. have come away with 1 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Hull City was more than a decade ago, in November 1996, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division Three match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 28 AugWigan Ath.0 - 1Hull CityLGEC
2003/2004Tue 12 AugWigan Ath.2 - 0Hull CityLGEC
1996/1997Sat 30 NovHull City1-1Wigan Ath.LGE2
1996/1997Sat 26 OctWigan Ath.1 - 2Hull CityLGE2
1992/1993Sat 03 AprWigan Ath.2 - 0Hull CityLGE1
1992/1993Tue 09 MarHull City0 - 0Wigan Ath.LGE1
1991/1992Tue 31 MarHull City1 - 1Wigan Ath.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Hull City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, The Tigers have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 4.

In complete contrast to Hull City, Wigan Ath. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Latics have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hull City sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 4 points from their 2 games. Wigan Ath. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 0 points from their 2 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hull City641111513
Wigan Ath.6213757

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Hull City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the The Tigers. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hull City Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Wigan Ath. Last drawn game 6 outings ago.