FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Birmingham City fixture

Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Portman Road on Friday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 22 wins out of 32 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was two seasons ago, in January 2007, the Tractor Boys carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 25 NovBirmingham C.2 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Mon 01 JanIpswich Town1-0Birmingham C.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 16 SepBirmingham C.2 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2000/2001Wed 31 JanBirmingham C.4 - 1Ipswich TownLGEC
2000/2001Tue 09 JanIpswich Town1 - 0Birmingham C.LGEC
1999/2000Sun 27 FebBirmingham C.1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
1999/2000Sat 18 SepIpswich Town0 - 1Birmingham C.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 5 conceded.

Birmingham C. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Ipswich Town's 32 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Birmingham C. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 47 points from 24 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town61238105
Birmingham C.63128810

FootyMad's prediction ...

Tractor Boys go into their game against Birmingham C. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich TownNot won in the 2 most recent games.
Birmingham C.An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.