FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 19 September 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Ipswich Town fixture

Ipswich Town face a trip to Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 5 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2008, with Ipswich Town inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Owls in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 02 FebSheff. Wed.1 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2007/2008Sat 11 AugIpswich Town4 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Mon 09 AprSheff. Wed.2 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Sat 11 NovIpswich Town0 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 17 DecSheff. Wed.0 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2005/2006Sat 20 AugIpswich Town2 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2002/2003Sat 15 MarSheff. Wed.0 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the The Owls, with 6 goals against.

Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheff. Wed. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 8 points from their 6 games played so far, Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 7 points from their 6 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.61327146
Ipswich Town631210710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Ipswich Town on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Sheff. Wed.. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Ipswich Town Not won in previous 2 away matches.