FootyMAD's Hull City match preview

Last updated : 18 December 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Hull City fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Hull City at Emirates Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, with a 57.14% success rate in the fixture.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2009, the Gunners 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:
2008/2009Tue 17 MarArsenal2-1Hull CityFAC
2008/2009Sat 17 JanHull City1 - 3ArsenalPREM
2008/2009Sat 27 SepArsenal1 - 2Hull CityPREM
1988/1989Wed 12 OctArsenal3 - 0Hull CityLGEC
1988/1989Wed 28 SepHull City1 - 2ArsenalLGEC
1977/1978Tue 29 NovArsenal5 - 1Hull CityLGEC
1929/1930Wed 26 MarArsenal1 - 0Hull CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Gunners, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Arsenal, Hull City are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. The Tigers have conceded 18 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Arsenal's total of 32 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Hull City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 17 matches.

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

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

Its good news for Arsenal fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Gunners. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal 24 games since last home draw.
Hull City Not won in previous 14 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.