Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 15 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 7 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 2 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in April 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Wed 09 Apr||Ipswich Town||1-1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 24 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sun 06 May||Ipswich Town||3 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 28 Nov||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 06 Aug||Ipswich Town||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 15 Mar||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 5 conceded.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Bluebirds's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Ipswich Town's 31 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Cardiff City's total of 34 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the Tractor Boys, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw
|Ipswich Town||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.|
|Cardiff City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.