FootyMAD's Hull City match preview

Last updated : 22 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Hull City fixture

Man. Utd. prepare to entertain Hull City at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Red Devils have won 9 of the 11 matches the two teams have contested.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in November 2008, as the Red Devils squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 4-3 in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 27 DecHull City1 - 3Man. Utd.PREM
2008/2009Sun 24 MayHull City0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2008/2009Sat 01 NovMan. Utd.4-3Hull CityPREM
1987/1988Wed 07 OctHull City0 - 1Man. Utd.LGEC
1987/1988Wed 23 SepMan. Utd.5 - 0Hull CityLGEC
1974/1975Sat 15 FebMan. Utd.2 - 0Hull CityCHMP
1974/1975Sat 23 NovHull City2 - 0Man. Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. During these games, Red Devils have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

The away form of Hull City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Tigers have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Man. Utd.'s total of 47 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Hull City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 19 points from their 21 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.631213510
Hull City60334123

FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Red Devils being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Man. Utd. 9 games since last home draw.
Hull City Not won in previous 18 away matches.
No win in the 8 most recent games.