FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 20 February 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Queens Park Rangers v Ipswich Town fixture

Ipswich Town face a trip to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road at tea-time on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 31 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 9 wins, and Q.P.R. have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 01 NovIpswich Town2 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 29 MarIpswich Town0 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 20 OctQ.P.R.1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Sat 03 MarIpswich Town2 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
2006/2007Fri 25 AugQ.P.R.1 - 3Ipswich TownCHMP
2005/2006Sat 10 DecIpswich Town2 - 2Q.P.R.CHMP
2005/2006Tue 09 AugQ.P.R.2 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.

The Tractor Boys have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Q.P.R.'s 47 points from 31 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Ipswich Town's 47 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town6222698

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Tractor Boys could well see them head back from Loftus Road with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Drawn last 4 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Ipswich Town 6 games since last away draw.