Huddersfield Town manager C. Corberán Vallet looking for three points in Hull City showdown

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Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: The John Smith's Stadium (24500 seats)

Victory alone will please the Huddersfield Town followers in this The John Smith's Stadium battle with Hull City, as they have a robust lead on them in the Championship standings.

Insights:
  • Huddersfield Town have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Huddersfield Town have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Hull City have scored away.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Huddersfield Town form and stats

Huddersfield Town have played 5 Championship games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 3-0-2 (wins-draws-losses).

Huddersfield shared the glory with Luton Town in their last match, an away game that ended all square 0-0. Midfielder Lewis O'Brien was the best player on the team with a rating of 7.41 (out of ten) in that game. O'Brien hit one key pass.

Before that game, the 3-2 home victory against Blackburn Rovers.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Huddersfield handle that role? We have found two games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are one win, zero draws and one defeat.

Some members of the home team might already be thinking of their next match, the Championship game versus Birmingham City in only four days. This game is also played here at The John Smith's Stadium.

Huddersfield have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at The John Smith's Stadium with 9 goals in 5 league matches. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Huddersfield defense is not exactly impregnable. 9 goals conceded from 5 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Hull City form and stats

1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses. That’s the product of Hull City playing as the away team in the Championship this season. Hull has lost their two previous away games and are eager to kill a negative trend in its infancy.

The supporters enjoyed Hull's previous game versus Middlesbrough (placed 15th), a Championship 2-0 win played at home. Goalkeeper Matt Ingram got the top player rating of the team with 8.0/10. Ingram stopped the opponent with four saves and topped it up with a clean sheet.

A 1-1 draw was the result before that, hosting Blackpool.

Hull are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is one win, three draws and two defeats. From a total of six matches.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Peterborough United in just four days.

The visitors have scored 4 goals from 5 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. 7 goals have been conceded by Hull in these games.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last seven meetings: two - one - four (Huddersfield Town wins - draws - Hull City wins). As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Huddersfield TownD. Ward
D. Ward
3 goals
Huddersfield TownM. Pearson
M. Pearson
3 goals
Huddersfield TownJ. Koroma
J. Koroma
2 goals

Huddersfield Town missing players

Hull City missing players

Huddersfield Town Hull City
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
11 5 2 Played P 3 5 11
5 3 1 Won W 0 1 2
2 0 0 Drew D 0 1 3
4 2 1 Lost L 3 3 6
16 9 1 Scored S 0 4 8
14 9 2 Conceded C 6 7 15
91% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 80% 82%
73% 80% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 80% 73%
55% 60% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 20% 27%
27% 60% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 18%
18% 40% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 20% 9%
45% 40% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 20% 27%
36% 40% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 27%
27% 20% 50% Failed to Score F T 100% 80% 64%
 
4.4 5 5 Corners for (avg) C F 4 3.8 4.5
4.4 4.4 4.5 Corners against (avg) C A 5.3 5 4
2.3 2.2 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.3 1.6 1.5
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
10.5 10.4 9 Shots (avg) S ( 12.3 11.6 10.5
3.5 4.2 1.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 3.6 3
41% 43% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 22% 24%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Huddersfield Town have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Huddersfield Town have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Hull City have scored away.
  • Huddersfield Town haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 AFC Bournemouth 11 7 4 0 18 8 6 4 2 0 13 7 5 3 2 0 5 1 10 25
2 West Bromwich Albion 11 6 4 1 20 9 5 3 2 0 10 4 6 3 2 1 10 5 11 22
3 Coventry City 11 7 1 3 16 12 6 6 0 0 14 3 5 1 1 3 2 9 4 22
4 Stoke City 11 6 3 2 15 11 6 5 1 0 10 4 5 1 2 2 5 7 4 21
5 Fulham 11 6 2 3 23 13 5 3 1 1 10 4 6 3 1 2 13 9 10 20
6 Queens Park Rangers 11 5 3 3 22 16 6 3 2 1 11 7 5 2 1 2 11 9 6 18
7 Huddersfield Town 11 5 2 4 16 14 5 3 0 2 9 9 6 2 2 2 7 5 2 17
8 Blackburn Rovers 11 4 4 3 19 14 5 3 1 1 12 6 6 1 3 2 7 8 5 16
9 Bristol City 11 4 4 3 14 13 5 0 4 1 3 4 6 4 0 2 11 9 1 16
10 Reading 11 5 1 5 17 19 5 3 1 1 11 8 6 2 0 4 6 11 -2 16
11 Millwall 11 3 6 2 11 11 5 2 2 1 6 5 6 1 4 1 5 6 0 15
12 Blackpool 11 4 3 4 11 14 6 3 0 3 4 7 5 1 3 1 7 7 -3 15
13 Luton Town 11 3 5 3 18 16 6 2 3 1 11 8 5 1 2 2 7 8 2 14
14 Sheffield United 11 3 3 5 14 16 5 2 1 2 10 7 6 1 2 3 4 9 -2 12
15 Middlesbrough 11 3 3 5 11 13 5 2 1 2 8 7 6 1 2 3 3 6 -2 12
16 Birmingham City 11 3 3 5 10 15 6 1 2 3 3 9 5 2 1 2 7 6 -5 12
17 Nottingham Forest 11 3 2 6 14 14 5 0 1 4 4 9 6 3 1 2 10 5 0 11
18 Preston North End 11 2 5 4 12 15 5 2 2 1 7 7 6 0 3 3 5 8 -3 11
19 Swansea City 11 2 5 4 9 14 5 1 3 1 2 3 6 1 2 3 7 11 -5 11
20 Cardiff City 11 3 2 6 12 19 6 1 1 4 5 10 5 2 1 2 7 9 -7 11
21 Hull City 11 2 3 6 8 15 6 1 2 3 4 8 5 1 1 3 4 7 -7 9
22 Barnsley 11 1 5 5 7 14 6 1 2 3 3 6 5 0 3 2 4 8 -7 8
23 Peterborough United 11 2 2 7 12 23 6 2 2 2 9 7 5 0 0 5 3 16 -11 8
24 Derby County 11 3 5 3 7 8 6 2 4 0 5 3 5 1 1 3 2 5 -1 2

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.