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Hull City take on visiting rivals Northampton Town at KCOM Stadium in the League One clash on Monday.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Hull City v Northampton Town match are shown here (including the best match odds).
Hull City are hoping to win again following the 1-2 League One triumph over Crewe Alexandra.
For Hull City, the goalscorers were Josh Magennis (71') and Mallik Wilks (90'). Chris Porter (66') scored for Crewe Alexandra.
Their more recent scorelines show that quality has been evident in the Hull City backline. The Tigers have been stingy, resulting in the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their last 6 matches standing at 4. Let’s see whether or not that trend can be continued on in this game.
Going into this contest, Hull City are undefeated in their last 4 league matches at home.
Northampton Town go into this encounter after a 1-0 League One win over Shrewsbury Town in their last outing.
The only scorer from Northampton Town was Ryan Watson (27').
Over the course of 5 of the prior 6 clashes featuring Northampton Town, a comparatively low number of goals have been struck between them and opposing teams. The overall average goals scored per game during that spell works out to a mere 1.17, with the average goals for The Cobblers being 0.5.
Coming into this clash, Northampton Town have not won away from home in their last 13 league games. Their travelling supporters must be so depressed.
Head to head
A look at their prior head to head meetings dating back to 01/03/1997 tells us that Hull City have won 2 of them and Northampton Town 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 1.
A combined total of 17 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 10 from The Tigers and 7 belonging to The Cobblers. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.83.
The previous league game between these sides was League One match day 3 on 26/09/2020 and the score finished Northampton Town 0-2 Hull City.
The referee was Alan Young.
Team News: Hull City
Hull City boss Grant McCann will be happy not to have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this game thanks to a completely healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Northampton Town
Thanks to a fully injury-free group to choose from, Northampton Town manager Jon Brady does not have any fitness concerns at all before this game.
When taking all factors into account, Hull City will, in all likelihood, be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.
However, Northampton Town may well struggle to make a breakthrough but we do think it’s quite likely that they will be getting the chances to score, too.
Our tip is for a fairly comfortable 3-1 victory for Hull City by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: KCOM Stadium (25,586)
Captain: Richard Smallwood
Chairman: Assem Allam
Manager: Grant McCann
Competitions: League One position 1
🔑 Key Man: Mallik Wilks
Generally playing in the Left Wing position, Mallik Wilks was born in Leeds, England. After having played his first senior match for Accrington Stanley in the 2017 - 2018 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 17 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 36 appearances.