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Last updated : 18 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackpool v Ipswich Town fixture

Ipswich Town travel to take on Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 6 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 1 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 2 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Blackpool was way back in the black-and-white days of August 1978, with Blackpool running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1978/1979Wed 30 AugBlackpool2 - 0Ipswich TownLGEC
1970/1971Sat 30 JanIpswich Town2 - 1BlackpoolPREM
1970/1971Sat 28 NovBlackpool0 - 2Ipswich TownPREM
1967/1968Tue 29 AugIpswich Town1 - 1BlackpoolCHMP
1967/1968Mon 21 AugBlackpool0 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
1963/1964Sat 25 AprIpswich Town4 - 3BlackpoolPREM
1963/1964Sat 19 OctBlackpool2 - 2Ipswich TownPREM

Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Seasiders in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Ipswich Town is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Tractor Boys have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Blackpool find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 27 matches. Ipswich Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 40 from their 27 games so far.

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

Ipswich Town are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Bloomfield Road with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Blackpool 8 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Ipswich Town Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 17 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.