• Hull City have won five and lost just one of the last eight meetings in all competitions with Newcastle.
  • Newcastle United are looking for their 100th Barclays Premier League away win, having won 99 and lost 173 of the 378 they have played so far.
  • Hull City have seen more opposition players sent off than any other team in the Premier League (5).
  • Newcastle United have failed to score in seven of their last nine Premier League games.
  • Hull City have failed to score in five of their last eight Premier League games, but in the other three games during this run they have netted seven times.
  • Loic Remy has been caught offside more often than any other player this season (29).
  • The Tigers have won just one of their last six Premier League home games (W1 D2 L3), but this victory came in emphatic fashion as they defeated Fulham 6-0 on Dec 28th.
  • Only Luis Suarez (33) has fired in more shots in the Premier League in 2014 so far than Hull's Nikica Jelavic (29).
  • This is the third different fixture where Steve Bruce and Alan Pardew have faced each other, after Birmingham v West Ham and Newcastle v Sunderland. Pardew has three wins and Bruce just the one in five previous encounters.
  • Only Chelsea (469), Liverpool (464) and Man City (472) have fired in more shots (inc. blocked) than Newcastle (429) this season.