FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 30 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Barnsley fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 07 AprIpswich Town5 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 25 NovBarnsley1 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
1999/2000Mon 29 MayIpswich Town4 - 2BarnsleyD1PO
1999/2000Sat 05 FebBarnsley0 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
1999/2000Mon 30 AugIpswich Town6 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
1998/1999Sat 12 DecIpswich Town0 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
1998/1999Sat 14 NovBarnsley0 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP

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.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town631214610

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

Sequence statistics:
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.