FM Preview: Preston North End v Ipswich Town 11 Dec 2010

Last updated : 10 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Preston North End v Ipswich Town fixture

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:
2009/2010Sat 30 JanPreston N.E.2 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2009/2010Sat 29 AugIpswich Town1 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 28 FebPreston N.E.3 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2008/2009Sat 09 AugIpswich Town1 - 2Preston N.E.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 26 AprPreston N.E.2 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2007/2008Sat 06 OctIpswich Town2 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP
2006/2007Tue 13 MarPreston N.E.1 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Preston N.E.6033493
Ipswich Town61054133

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

Sequence statistics:
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.