FM Preview: Hull City v Sheffield Wednesday 12 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Hull City v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheffield Wednesday travel to take on Hull City at The Circle at tea-time on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Owls have recorded 5 wins, and Hull City have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Hull City was back in December 2007, over five years ago, the Tigers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct Sheff. Wed. 0 - 1 Hull City Championship
2007/2008 Sun 30 Dec Hull City 1-0 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 22 Sep Sheff. Wed. 1 - 0 Hull City Championship
2006/2007 Mon 01 Jan Sheff. Wed. 1 - 2 Hull City Championship
2006/2007 Fri 15 Sep Hull City 2 - 1 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2005/2006 Sat 10 Dec Hull City 1 - 0 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2005/2006 Tue 09 Aug Sheff. Wed. 1 - 1 Hull City Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Hull City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the Tigers score just 5 goals, though they have conceded 2.

Sheffield Wednesday have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Hull City are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 49 points from the 26 games they have played so far.

Sheffield Wednesday are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 25 points from their 26 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hull City 6 3 3 0 7 2 12
Sheffield Wednesday 6 3 2 1 4 2 11

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheffield Wednesday have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Hull City may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hull City Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Sheffield Wednesday Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here