Ipswich Town are ready to welcome Scunthorpe United to Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. All the previous meetings between the two have been won by the Tractor Boys.
The previous match played between the two at Portman Road was within the last three years, in December 2007, as the Tractor Boys squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Tue 23 Feb||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Ipswich Town||3-2||Scunthorpe U.||CHMP|
|1986/1987||Tue 07 Oct||Ipswich Town||2 - 0||Scunthorpe U.||LGEC|
|1986/1987||Tue 23 Sep||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 2||Ipswich Town||LGEC|
|1960/1961||Tue 30 Aug||Ipswich Town||2 - 0||Scunthorpe U.||CHMP|
|1960/1961||Thu 25 Aug||Scunthorpe U.||4 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 4 conceded.
Scunthorpe U. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Iron have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 41 points from their 35 matches. Scunthorpe U. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 34 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Scunthorpe U. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Tractor Boys in a close run game. Home Win
|Ipswich Town||Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.|
|Scunthorpe U.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.