FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 03 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Ipswich Town fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, The Blades have recorded 14 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in November 2007, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 29 NovIpswich Town1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The Tractor Boys 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. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheff. Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 66 points from 39 games. Ipswich Town's 56 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.642013614
Ipswich Town6132476

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are not exactly setting the world alight at Bramall Lane at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Ipswich Town in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Ipswich Town Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.