With the focus firmly on the Sky Bet Championship clash, we take a look at the game from a statistical perspective.
Hull City have won four of their last six home games against Middlesbrough (W4 D1 L1).
The Tigers are looking end a run of eight successive games without a clean sheet against the Teesside outfit. The last time they managed to do so was a 3-0 win at the KCOM Stadium in December 2015.
There has been a first half goal scored in each of the Tigers’ last seven games.
Middlesbrough are undefeated in their last five games against the Tigers (W3 D2) since a 4-2 Premier League defeat at the KCOM Stadium in April 2017.
Boro have produced their best results against opponents in the bottom-half of the Championship table, returning 30 points (W8 D6 L4).
At least one first half goal has been scored in Middlesbrough last five games.
There have been 67 meetings between the two sides in all competitions in the past, with the Tigers winning 18, drawing 19 and losing 30.
Both teams have scored in five of the past six meetings between the two clubs.