FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 17 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Ipswich Town fixture

Crystal Palace are ready to welcome Ipswich Town to Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 33 games played, Eagles have recorded 12 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 8 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was within the last three years, in October 2003, with Ipswich Town inflicting a narrow 3-4 defeat upon the Eagles in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Mon 26 DecIpswich Town0 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2003/2004Sun 28 DecIpswich Town1 - 3Crystal PalaceCHMP
2003/2004Tue 21 OctCrystal Palace3-4Ipswich TownCHMP
2002/2003Tue 11 MarCrystal Palace1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2002/2003Sun 03 NovIpswich Town1 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
1999/2000Tue 25 AprIpswich Town1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
1999/2000Mon 07 FebCrystal Palace2 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Tractor Boys have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Tractor Boys's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Crystal Palace's total of 63 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Ipswich Town's 51 points from 38 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
Crystal Palace632111611
Ipswich Town63128710

FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Eagles. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Ipswich Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.