Ipswich Town play host to Crewe Alexandra at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 4 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 2 wins, and Crewe Alex. have come away with 1 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Ipswich Town was just over four years ago, in November 1999, the Tractor Boys carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 16 Aug||Crewe Alex.||1 - 0||Ipswich Town||LD1|
|2001/2002||Tue 09 Oct||Crewe Alex.||2 - 3||Ipswich Town||LC|
|1999/2000||Sat 19 Feb||Crewe Alex.||1 - 2||Ipswich Town||LD1|
|1999/2000||Sat 27 Nov||Ipswich Town||2-1||Crewe Alex.||LD1|
|1999/2000||Tue 21 Sep||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Crewe Alex.||LC|
|1999/2000||Tue 14 Sep||Crewe Alex.||2 - 1||Ipswich Town||LC|
|1998/1999||Sat 24 Apr||Ipswich Town||1 - 2||Crewe Alex.||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.
Crewe Alex. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Railwaymen have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Ipswich Town's total of 43 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One. Crewe Alex.'s 39 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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ITFM prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Tractor Boys's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Crewe Alex.. Home Win
|Ipswich Town||13 games since last home draw.|
|Crewe Alex.||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.