Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Blackpool at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Tractor Boys.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in February 2008, the Tractor Boys carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Blackpool||0 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 16 Feb||Ipswich Town||2-1||Blackpool||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Jan||Blackpool||1 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|1978/1979||Wed 30 Aug||Blackpool||2 - 0||Ipswich Town||LGEC|
|1970/1971||Sat 30 Jan||Ipswich Town||2 - 1||Blackpool||PREM|
|1970/1971||Sat 28 Nov||Blackpool||0 - 2||Ipswich Town||PREM|
|1967/1968||Tue 29 Aug||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Blackpool||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 5 conceded.
Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Ipswich Town's 43 points from 31 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Blackpool see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 37 points from their 31 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Ipswich Town are not exactly setting the world alight at Portman Road at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Blackpool in this game. Home Win
|Ipswich Town||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Blackpool||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.