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Last updated : 05 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackpool v Ipswich Town fixture

Ipswich Town face a trip to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 3 of the 9 previous games, with the hosts winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Ipswich Town inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Seasiders in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 02 JanBlackpool1 - 2Ipswich TownFAC
2009/2010Sat 12 DecIpswich Town3 - 1BlackpoolCHMP
2008/2009Sat 14 FebIpswich Town1 - 1BlackpoolCHMP
2008/2009Sat 08 NovBlackpool0 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2007/2008Sat 16 FebIpswich Town2 - 1BlackpoolCHMP
2007/2008Sat 19 JanBlackpool1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
1978/1979Wed 30 AugBlackpool2 - 0Ipswich TownLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Tractor Boys have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 47 points from their 34 games so far. Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 38 points from their 33 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town6231669

FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Ipswich Town on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Tractor Boys. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Blackpool 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Ipswich Town Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.