FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Barnsley 19 Jan 2013

Last updated : 18 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Ipswich Town v Barnsley fixture

Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Barnsley at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 13 wins out of 19 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in March 2012, the Tractor Boys carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Barnsley 1 - 1 Ipswich Town Championship
2011/2012 Sat 31 Mar Ipswich Town 1-0 Barnsley Championship
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Barnsley 3 - 5 Ipswich Town Championship
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Barnsley 1 - 1 Ipswich Town Championship
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Ipswich Town 1 - 3 Barnsley Championship
2009/2010 Sat 20 Mar Ipswich Town 1 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2009/2010 Sat 03 Oct Barnsley 2 - 1 Ipswich Town Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 7 conceded.

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tykes have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 31 from their 27 matches played.

Barnsley are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 27 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ipswich Town 6 2 2 2 6 7 8
Barnsley 6 3 0 3 8 8 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ipswich Town Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Barnsley Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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