Ipswich Town face a trip to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 36 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 9 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 13 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2008, with Ipswich Town inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Eagles in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 12 Feb||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sun 26 Aug||Ipswich Town||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Feb||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 Aug||Ipswich Town||1 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Crystal Palace||2 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 26 Dec||Ipswich Town||0 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Eagles, with 5 goals against.
Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 40 points from their 26 games so far. Ipswich Town's 36 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Crystal Palace may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Crystal Palace||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
|Ipswich Town||4 games since last defeat.|