FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 08 April 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 2 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2007, with Ipswich Town running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 24 NovCardiff City1 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Sun 06 MayIpswich Town3 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 09 DecCardiff City2 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2005/2006Mon 28 NovCardiff City2 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2005/2006Sat 06 AugIpswich Town1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Tue 15 MarCardiff City0 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Sat 21 AugIpswich Town3 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Bluebirds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 2 against.

Ipswich Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 60 points from their 41 games so far. Cardiff City's 56 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town6222688
Cardiff City64206214

FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Ipswich Town. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich TownUnbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Cardiff CityUndefeated in last 4 away games.
9 games since last defeat.