FM Preview: Reading v Hull City 21 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Reading v Hull City fixture

Reading prepare to entertain Hull City at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Royals have recorded 9 wins, and Hull City have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Hull City 1 - 0 Reading Championship
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

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Recent respective form guides

Reading are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 5 conceded.

Hull City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Reading's total of 42 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Hull City's total of 42 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Reading 6 4 0 2 8 5 12
Hull City 6 3 0 3 6 4 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Hull City is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Royals in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Reading 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Hull City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.

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