FootyMAD's Hull City match preview

Last updated : 10 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Middlesbrough v Hull City fixture

Middlesbrough are ready to welcome Hull City to Riverside Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 15 wins out of 22 previous matches.

The previous match played between the two at Riverside Stadium was within the last three years, in January 2007, as the Boro squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 4-3 in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 06 DecHull City2 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2006/2007Tue 16 JanMiddlesbrough4-3Hull CityFAC
2006/2007Sat 06 JanHull City1 - 1MiddlesbroughFAC
1990/1991Sat 02 MarHull City0 - 0MiddlesbroughCHMP
1990/1991Sat 01 DecMiddlesbrough3 - 0Hull CityCHMP
1990/1991Tue 20 NovMiddlesbrough3 - 1Hull CityFLLM
1989/1990Sat 10 MarHull City0 - 0MiddlesbroughCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. These games have seen the Boro score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 2.

Hull City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Tigers have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Middlesbrough are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 27 points from their 31 games thus far. Hull City find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 31 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Boro. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Middlesbrough Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Hull City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.