FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Middlesbrough 27 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 26th March 2012
The game between Ipswich Town and Middlesbrough in the Championship on 27th March 2012 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Ipswich Town v Middlesbrough fixture
Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at Portman Road on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 19 wins out of 29 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in April 2011, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Sep||Middlesbrough||0 - 0||Ipswich Town||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 12 Apr||Ipswich Town||3-3||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 Aug||Middlesbrough||1 - 3||Ipswich Town||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Feb||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Sep||Middlesbrough||3 - 1||Ipswich Town||Championship|
|2002/2003||Wed 06 Nov||Ipswich Town||3 - 1||Middlesbrough||League Cup|
|2001/2002||Wed 24 Apr||Ipswich Town||1 - 0||Middlesbrough||Premiership|
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 17 goals, and conceded 5.
Middlesbrough have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Boro's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.
Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 51 points from their 38 games played so far,
Middlesbrough's total of 61 points from their 38 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
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 are starting to turn Portman Road into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw
|Ipswich Town||Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Middlesbrough||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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