FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 28 November 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, The Blades have recorded 3 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 04 MarIpswich Town1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Tue 06 NovSheff. Utd.3 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2005/2006Sat 14 JanIpswich Town1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 10 SepSheff. Utd.2 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Sat 05 FebSheff. Utd.0 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Tue 02 NovIpswich Town5 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Fri 30 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Tractor Boys, with 4 goals against.

The The Blades have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Blades's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Ipswich Town's 27 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Sheff. Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 31 points from 19 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town63127410
Sheff. Utd.631210810

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Ipswich Town. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Sheff. Utd. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.