FootyMAD's Hull City match preview

Last updated : 26 September 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Hull City fixture

Arsenal play host to Hull City at Emirates Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The fixture has produced 2 draws, with 3 wins being posted by Gunners.

The last time the two teams met at Arsenal was well over fifteen years ago, back in October 1988, with Arsenal running out comfortable 3-0 winners in an League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
1988/1989Wed 12 OctArsenal3-0Hull CityLGEC
1988/1989Wed 28 SepHull City1 - 2ArsenalLGEC
1977/1978Tue 29 NovArsenal5 - 1Hull CityLGEC
1929/1930Wed 26 MarArsenal1 - 0Hull CityFAC
1929/1930Sat 22 MarArsenal2 - 2Hull CityFAC
1914/1915Fri 02 AprHull City1 - 0ArsenalCHMP
1914/1915Sat 26 SepArsenal2 - 1Hull CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 0.

Hull City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The The Tigers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 12 points from the 5 games played. Hull City's 8 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.

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

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

Arsenal may be coming up against a decent side in Hull City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Gunners. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Hull City No sequences of note