Ipswich Town are ready to welcome Reading to Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Tractor Boys are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 5 of the 21 games.
The previous match played between the two at Portman Road was within the last three years, in November 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Tue 22 Nov||Ipswich Town||0-3||Reading||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sun 16 Oct||Reading||2 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 22 Jan||Reading||1 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Sep||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Jan||Reading||1 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 18 Mar||Ipswich Town||3 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 7 conceded.
Reading have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Royals's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 3 points from their 4 matches. Reading's total of 7 points from their 4 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
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Tractor Boys go into their game against Reading in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Ipswich Town||7 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Reading||Last drawn game 6 outings ago.|