FootyMAD's Barnsley match preview

Last updated : 04 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Barnsley fixture

Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Barnsley at Portman Road on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 10 wins out of 15 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in December 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 11 MarBarnsley4 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2007/2008Sat 01 DecIpswich Town0-0BarnsleyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 07 AprIpswich Town5 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 25 NovBarnsley1 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
1999/2000Mon 29 MayIpswich Town4 - 2BarnsleyD1PO
1999/2000Sat 05 FebBarnsley0 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
1999/2000Mon 30 AugIpswich Town6 - 1BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The away form of Barnsley is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Tykes have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 9 points from their 8 matches. Barnsley are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 5 points from their 8 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Tractor Boys's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Barnsley. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich TownFailed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
BarnsleyNot won in previous 6 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.