FM Preview: Hull City v Reading 27 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 26th August 2011
The game between Hull City and Reading in the Championship on 27th August 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Hull City v Reading fixture
Reading face a trip to Hull City at The KC Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 8 of the 23 previous games, with the hosts winning just 6.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 22 Jan||Reading||1 - 1||Hull City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Dec||Hull City||1-1||Reading||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 19 Nov||Reading||3 - 1||Hull City||Championship|
|2005/2006||Tue 18 Oct||Hull City||1 - 1||Reading||Championship|
|1993/1994||Sat 19 Mar||Hull City||1 - 2||Reading||League Division Two|
|1993/1994||Sat 25 Sep||Reading||1 - 1||Hull City||League Division Two|
|1992/1993||Sat 13 Feb||Hull City||1 - 1||Reading||League Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Hull City's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While The Tigers have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Reading's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Just 6 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 3 have been let in at the wrong end.
Hull City are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 3 from their 4 matches played.
Reading see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 4 points from their 4 games played so far,
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Royals 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||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Reading||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here