FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 29 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stoke City v Ipswich Town fixture

Stoke City prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at Britannia Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 36 games played, Potters have recorded 16 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was just last season, in January 2006, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw 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 23 DecIpswich Town0 - 1Stoke CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 08 AprIpswich Town1 - 4Stoke CityCHMP
2005/2006Mon 02 JanStoke City2-2Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Tue 28 DecIpswich Town1 - 0Stoke CityCHMP
2004/2005Tue 14 SepStoke City3 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2003/2004Tue 02 MarStoke City2 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2003/2004Sat 18 OctIpswich Town1 - 0Stoke CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Stoke City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Potters, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Stoke City, Ipswich Town are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tractor Boys have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stoke City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 47 points from their 29 games so far. Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 38 points from their 29 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stoke City63129810
Ipswich Town64116313

FootyMad's prediction ...

Stoke City may be coming up against a decent side in Ipswich Town, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Potters. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Stoke City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Ipswich Town Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.