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Last updated : 27 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Barnsley v Ipswich Town fixture

Ipswich Town face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tractor Boys will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 30 SepIpswich Town3 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley 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, 8 to 6.

Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Tractor Boys's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 28 matches. Ipswich Town's 39 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town631210610

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Tractor Boys has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Barnsley. Away win

Sequence statistics:
BarnsleyFailed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Ipswich Town4 games since last away draw.