FootyMAD's Hull City match preview

Last updated : 18 April 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Hull City fixture

Sheff. Utd. are ready to welcome Hull City to Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, having won 14 and lost only 3 of the 23 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was within the last three years, in April 2006, as the The Blades squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 27 OctHull City1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 08 AprSheff. Utd.3-2Hull CityCHMP
2005/2006Tue 03 JanHull City1 - 3Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1989/1990Sat 03 FebHull City0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1989/1990Sat 23 SepSheff. Utd.0 - 0Hull CityCHMP
1987/1988Sat 27 FebHull City1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1987/1988Sat 03 OctSheff. Utd.2 - 1Hull CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 5 conceded.

The The Tigers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Tigers, and 2 goals against.

Sheff. Utd.'s 60 points from 43 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Hull City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 72 points from the 43 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.641111613
Hull City651017316

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Blades are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Hull City will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Hull City 3 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
7 games since last defeat.