Reading travel to take on Hull City at The KC Stadium on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 8 of the 21 previous games, with the hosts winning just 6.
The last time the two teams met at Hull City was more than a decade ago, in March 1994, with Reading inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Tigers in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1993/1994||Sat 19 Mar||Hull City||1 - 2||Reading||LGE1|
|1993/1994||Sat 25 Sep||Reading||1 - 1||Hull City||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Sat 13 Feb||Hull City||1 - 1||Reading||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Sat 05 Sep||Reading||1 - 2||Hull City||LGE1|
|1991/1992||Sat 28 Dec||Hull City||0 - 1||Reading||LGE1|
|1991/1992||Sat 17 Aug||Reading||0 - 1||Hull City||LGE1|
|1987/1988||Sat 07 May||Reading||0 - 0||Hull City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Hull City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.
The away form of Reading however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 1 have been let in at the wrong end.
Hull City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 14 points from their 13 matches. Reading are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 30 points from the 13 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Royals have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from The KC Stadium with an easy victory. Away win
|Hull City||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Reading||Undefeated in last 6 away games.|
15 games since last defeat.