Ipswich Town face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 2 wins, and Preston N.E. have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2010, with Preston N.E. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 30 Jan||Preston N.E.||2 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 29 Aug||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Feb||Preston N.E.||3 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 Aug||Ipswich Town||1 - 2||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Apr||Preston N.E.||2 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 06 Oct||Ipswich Town||2 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 13 Mar||Preston N.E.||1 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Preston North End's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While North End have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Ipswich Town is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Tractor Boys have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Preston N.E. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 16 points. Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 24 points from their 20 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Ipswich Town on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Preston N.E.. No-score draw
|Preston N.E.||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Ipswich Town||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 15 outings ago.