FootyMAD's Hull City match preview

Last updated : 27 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Ham United v Hull City fixture

West Ham Utd. play host to Hull City at Boleyn Ground on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Hammers are clearly on top, having won 9 and lost only 2 of the 17 games.

The last time the two teams met at West Ham Utd. was well over fifteen years ago, back in October 1990, with West Ham Utd. annihilating their visitors 7-1 in a Second Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 19 OctHull City1 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
1990/1991Sat 23 MarHull City0 - 0West Ham Utd.CHMP
1990/1991Sat 06 OctWest Ham Utd.7-1Hull CityCHMP
1989/1990Sat 20 JanWest Ham Utd.1 - 2Hull CityCHMP
1989/1990Sat 02 SepHull City1 - 1West Ham Utd.CHMP
1972/1973Sat 03 FebHull City1 - 0West Ham Utd.FAC
1970/1971Wed 09 SepWest Ham Utd.1 - 0Hull CityLGEC

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Hammers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Hull City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the The Tigers have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

West Ham Utd.'s 29 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Hull City's 27 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Ham Utd.651016516
Hull City6213467

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Hammers's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Hull City. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
West Ham Utd. Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Hull City 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.