Hull City

Saturday Stats: Millwall vs Hull City

31 August 2019
Saturday means it’s time for some statistics as we look ahead to this afternoon’s Sky Bet Championship clash away at Millwall.

With the focus on today’s clash at The Den, we take a look at the game from a statistical perspective.

Hull City

Hull City have only lost one of their last six league games against Millwall (W3 D2 L1) – a 2-1 defeat at the KCOM Stadium in March 2018.

The Tigers ended a four-match winless run against Millwall in all competitions with a 2-1 home win over the Lions in February earlier this year.

Hull City have scored in six of their seven games in all competitions so far this season, with the 1-0 home defeat to Blackburn Rovers the only occasion they have failed to do so.

Kamil Grosicki has had a hand in the most shots in the Championship this season, attempting 19 and setting up a further 11.

Kevin Stewart has made more interceptions (18) than any other player in the second tier of English football this term, while only Fulham’s Joe Bryan (22) has made more tackles than the Tigers’ midfielder (21).

George Long has made 18 saves – second highest in the Championship – in five Championship appearances this season – 15 of which been from shots inside the box.


Millwall are winless in three home league games against Hull City (D2 L1), though they did win an FA Cup Third Round tie against the Tigers at the Den last season.

Millwall have not scored more than once in any of their last 12 league games, netting seven goals in the process.

Millwall have completed fewer passes (693) than any other Championship team in the opening five league games of the 2019/20 campaign.

Central defensive duo Jake Cooper (35) and Alex Pearce (34) have made a combined total of 69 clearances, with Cooper’s tally being a joint league-high alongside the Tigers’ Jordy de Wijs.

The Lions have completed fewer passes (693) and averaged less possession (29%) than any other Championship team this term.

Bartosz Białkowski has made a total of 16 saves – fourth highest in the Championship – in league fixtures this season, half (8) of which been from shots inside the box.


There have been 64 meetings between the two sides in all competitions, with the Tigers winning 24, drawing 18 and losing 22.

Both teams have scored in the past four meetings between the two sides, which have resulted in one win for the Tigers, two for Millwall and one draw.