FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Barnsley 31 Mar 2012

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Last updated : 30 March 2012

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 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Ipswich Town 6 2 3 1 9 8 9
Barnsley 6 1 1 4 2 10 4

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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