FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Watford 26 Dec 2010

Last updated : 25 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Watford fixture

Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Watford at Portman Road on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Tractor Boys are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 6 of the 32 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was just last season, in October 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 19 OctWatford2 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2009/2010Tue 16 MarWatford2 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2009/2010Tue 20 OctIpswich Town1-1WatfordCHMP
2008/2009Sat 21 MarIpswich Town0 - 0WatfordCHMP
2008/2009Sat 30 AugWatford2 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2007/2008Sat 09 FebIpswich Town1 - 2WatfordCHMP
2007/2008Sat 01 SepWatford2 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Watford is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Hornets have hit 10 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 22 matches. Watford's 30 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town6204696

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Tractor Boys. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town 13 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 16 .
Watford 5 games since last defeat.