Ipswich Town face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 12 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 2 wins, and Preston N.E. have come away with 5 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 Aug||Ipswich Town||1 - 2||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Apr||Preston N.E.||2 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 06 Oct||Ipswich Town||2 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 13 Mar||Preston N.E.||1 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 17 Oct||Ipswich Town||2 - 3||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 14 Mar||Preston N.E.||3 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Ipswich Town||0 - 4||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Preston North End have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.
The Tractor Boys have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The Tractor Boys's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.
Preston N.E.'s total of 53 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Ipswich Town's 50 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Tractor Boys's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Preston N.E., believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Preston N.E.||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
|Ipswich Town||7 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.