Ipswich Town face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 39 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 12 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 16 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2007, the Sky Blues 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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Coventry City||2 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Sep||Ipswich Town||4 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 26 Dec||Coventry City||1 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 12 Sep||Ipswich Town||2 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 19 Nov||Coventry City||1 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 18 Oct||Ipswich Town||2 - 2||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 15 Jan||Ipswich Town||3 - 2||Coventry City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Coventry City need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Sky Blues have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Ipswich Town's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Tractor Boys's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 28 points from their 23 games played so far, Ipswich Town's 31 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Tractor Boys has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Coventry City. Away win
|Coventry City||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
|Ipswich Town||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.