Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 10 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Plymouth Argyle at Portman Road on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 13 of the 20 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in March 2007, with Ipswich Town running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugPlymouth Arg.1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Sat 31 MarIpswich Town3-0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2006/2007Tue 31 OctPlymouth Arg.1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2005/2006Sun 30 AprPlymouth Arg.2 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2005/2006Sat 05 NovIpswich Town3 - 1Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2004/2005Mon 03 JanPlymouth Arg.1 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Sat 25 SepIpswich Town3 - 2Plymouth Arg.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Plymouth Arg. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Pilgrims have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 41 points from their 28 games so far. Plymouth Arg.'s 39 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town6123575
Plymouth Arg.6123795

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Plymouth Arg. 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

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich TownFailed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Plymouth Arg.Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.