FM Preview: Hull City v Cardiff City 04 May 2013

Last updated : 03 May 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Hull City v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Hull City at The Circle at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 5 wins, and Hull City have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Circle was just last season, in October 2011, the Tigers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 10 Nov Cardiff City 2 - 1 Hull City Championship
2011/2012 Tue 13 Mar Cardiff City 0 - 3 Hull City Championship
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Hull City 2-1 Cardiff City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 26 Feb Hull City 0 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 11 Sep Cardiff City 2 - 0 Hull City Championship
2007/2008 Wed 12 Mar Cardiff City 1 - 0 Hull City Championship
2007/2008 Sat 01 Dec Hull City 2 - 2 Cardiff City Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Hull City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Tigers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bluebirds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Hull City are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 78 points from the 45 games they have played so far.

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 45 games giving them a return of 86 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hull City 6 2 1 3 3 5 7
Cardiff City 6 1 5 0 6 3 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Cardiff City only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at The Circle will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hull City Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Cardiff City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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