FM Preview: Southampton v Hull City 29 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 28th November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Southampton and Hull City at 19:45 on 29th November 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Southampton v Hull City fixture
Southampton are ready to welcome Hull City to St. Marys on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, having won 14 and lost only 3 of the 26 games.
The previous match played between the two at St. Marys was more than three years back, in December 2007, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Mar||Hull City||5 - 0||Southampton||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Dec||Southampton||4-0||Hull City||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 02 Dec||Hull City||2 - 4||Southampton||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 04 Nov||Southampton||0 - 0||Hull City||Championship|
|2005/2006||Tue 22 Nov||Hull City||1 - 1||Southampton||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Oct||Southampton||1 - 1||Hull City||Championship|
|1986/1987||Tue 25 Nov||Southampton||2 - 1||Hull City||(Full Members)|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Southampton could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Saints have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.
Hull City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Tigers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.
Southampton are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 18 games giving them a return of 39 points.
Hull City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 27 from their 17 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Southampton may be coming up against a decent side in Hull City, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Saints. Home Win
|Southampton||Won 20 successive home games.
22 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Hull City||4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here