FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Barnsley 31 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Ipswich Town take on Barnsley in a Championship match on 31st March 2012 at 15:00.
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 12 wins out of 18 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was just last season, in November 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2008/2009||Tue 27 Jan||Barnsley||1 - 2||Ipswich Town||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 30 Sep||Ipswich Town||3 - 0||Barnsley||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Tractor Boys have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.
In complete contrast to Ipswich Town, Barnsley are having a torrid time on their travels, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Tykes have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.
Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 52 points from their 39 games played so far,
Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 46 points from their 39 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Ipswich Town may be coming up against a decent side in Barnsley, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Tractor Boys. Home Win
|Ipswich Town||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Barnsley||Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
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