FootyMAD's Hull City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 8th May 2009
The game between Hull City and Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday, 9th May 2009 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 29 Nov||Stoke City||1 - 1||Hull City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Tue 01 Jan||Stoke City||1 - 1||Hull City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Sep||Hull City||1 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Apr||Stoke City||1 - 1||Hull City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 18 Nov||Hull City||0 - 2||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 21 Jan||Stoke City||0 - 3||Hull City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 13 Sep||Hull City||0 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
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
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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
|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.