FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 17 August 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 19 and win only 9 of the 37 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in September 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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 17 JanCrystal Palace1 - 4Ipswich TownCHMP
2008/2009Sat 27 SepIpswich Town1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2007/2008Tue 12 FebCrystal Palace0 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2007/2008Sun 26 AugIpswich Town1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sat 03 FebCrystal Palace2 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Sat 05 AugIpswich Town1 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Sat 18 MarCrystal Palace2 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Eagles have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 1 from their 2 matches played. Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 1 points from their 2 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town632112811
Crystal Palace6222458

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Tractor Boys, as the Eagles have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.