With the focus firmly on the clash at the KCOM Stadium, we take a look at tonight’s game from a statistical perspective.
Hull City have won four of the last six home games against Preston North End, but are winless in their last two meetings with the Lilywhites at the KCOM Stadium (W0 D1 L1).
Grant McCann’s side have scored 2+ goals in eight of their last 11 league games (W5 D3 L3), drawing 2-2 in their most recent outing against Middlesbrough.
The Tigers are looking to end a run of six games without a clean sheet against North End.
Since August 2018, Hull City’s Jarrod Bowen has scored 33 Championship goals – four more than any other player.
Preston North End
No team have scored more goals than Preston North End in the Championship this season (31).
However, no Championship team have scored fewer goals on the road than the Deepdale outfit (6).
Preston have lost eight of their past 12 away Championship matches (W2 D2 L8), including their last outing at Derby County.
Preston are looking to end a run of five games without a clean sheet against the Tigers.
Meetings (63) in all competitions between the two sides, with the Tigers winning 22, drawing 13 and losing 28.
Both teams have scored in each of the last five meetings between the two clubs, which have resulted in one win for the Tigers, three wins for Preston and one draw.
Hull City and Preston have played each other once already this season, drawing 2-2 in the Carabao Cup, with the Lilywhites progressing to the next round after winning 5-4 in a penalty shootout.