Barnsley face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 10 out of 14 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2007, with Ipswich Town annihilating their visitors 5 - 1 in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Ipswich Town||5 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Barnsley||1 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Mon 29 May||Ipswich Town||4 - 2||Barnsley||D1PO|
|1999/2000||Sat 05 Feb||Barnsley||0 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Mon 30 Aug||Ipswich Town||6 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 12 Dec||Ipswich Town||0 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 14 Nov||Barnsley||0 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Tractor Boys have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded 3.
In complete contrast to Ipswich Town, Barnsley are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Tykes have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Ipswich Town's total of 28 points from their 17 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Barnsley's 26 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Tractor Boys, as the Tykes have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Ipswich Town||Won 12 successive home games.|
23 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Barnsley||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.