Andreas Weimann scored two goals in four minutes in this fixture last season.
Hull have failed to score in eight of their last nine games against Aston Villa.
Seven different Villa players have been booked this season in the Premier League, more than at any other club.
Villa have mustered just one shot on target this season, fewer than any other Premier League side.
Villa have never kept clean sheets in their opening three Premier League games of the season before.
The last time the Villans shut the opposition out in their opening three top-flight games was 1900-01.
Hull have made more defensive clearances (95) than any other Premier League team this season.
If Hull score it will be the first time they've scored in five successive Premier League away games since September 2009.
Steve Bruce's Premier League win percentage at Hull is 28%, the same as it was at Birmingham and Sunderland (it was 32% at Wigan).
Steve Bruce has presided over 99 draws as a Premier League manager.