FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 8th March 2010
The game between Ipswich Town and Cardiff City in the Championship on Tuesday, 9th March 2010 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Cardiff City face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 3 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2008, with Cardiff City inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Tractor Boys in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 29 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||Cardiff City||0 - 3||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Ipswich Town||1 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Wed 09 Apr||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 24 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sun 06 May||Ipswich Town||3 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 5 conceded.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 10 goals, 14 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 38 from their 34 matches played. Cardiff City's total of 52 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Cardiff City on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Ipswich Town. Score draw
|Ipswich Town||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Cardiff City||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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