FootyMAD's Hull City match preview

Last updated : 09 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Everton v Hull City fixture

Everton play host to Hull City at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Toffees are clearly on top, with a 60.00% success rate in the fixture.

The last time the two teams met at Everton was way back in the black-and-white days of January 1964, the Toffees carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 21 SepHull City2 - 2EvertonPREM
1963/1964Tue 07 JanEverton2-1Hull CityFAC
1963/1964Sat 04 JanHull City1 - 1EvertonFAC
1953/1954Wed 02 SepEverton2 - 0Hull CityCHMP
1953/1954Mon 24 AugHull City1 - 3EvertonCHMP
1952/1953Sat 20 DecHull City1 - 0EvertonCHMP
1952/1953Sat 23 AugEverton0 - 2Hull CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Everton have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Toffees 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. The The Tigers's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 14.

Everton find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 32 points they have accumulated from 20 games. Hull City's 27 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Everton Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Hull City Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.