FootyMAD's Cardiff City match preview

Last updated : 08 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Cardiff City fixture

Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Portman Road on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 7 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was just last season, in December 2008, with Cardiff City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Tractor Boys in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 29 NovCardiff City1 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2008/2009Sat 25 AprCardiff City0 - 3Ipswich TownCHMP
2008/2009Sat 13 DecIpswich Town1-2Cardiff CityCHMP
2007/2008Wed 09 AprIpswich Town1 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 24 NovCardiff City1 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Sun 06 MayIpswich Town3 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 09 DecCardiff City2 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP

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, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 10 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 38 from their 34 matches played. Cardiff City's total of 52 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town6222568
Cardiff City62135107

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

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Cardiff City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.