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History of the Hull City v Stoke City fixture

Stoke City face a trip to Hull City at The KC Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, Potters have recorded 9 wins, and Hull City have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in September 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 29 NovStoke City1 - 1Hull CityPREM
2007/2008Tue 01 JanStoke City1 - 1Hull CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 15 SepHull City1 - 1Stoke CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 21 AprStoke City1 - 1Hull CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 18 NovHull City0 - 2Stoke CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 21 JanStoke City0 - 3Hull CityCHMP
2005/2006Tue 13 SepHull City0 - 1Stoke CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Hull City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While The Tigers have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Stoke City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Potters have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hull City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 35 matches. Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 39 points from their 35 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hull City6015291
Stoke City63125310

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Potters out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Hull City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hull City Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Stoke City 4 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.