Preston North End match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Preston North End v Ipswich Town fixture

Ipswich Town face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 13 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 2 wins, and Preston N.E. have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2009, as the North End edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 29 AugIpswich Town1 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 28 FebPreston N.E.3 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2008/2009Sat 09 AugIpswich Town1 - 2Preston N.E.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 26 AprPreston N.E.2 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2007/2008Sat 06 OctIpswich Town2 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP
2006/2007Tue 13 MarPreston N.E.1 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Tue 17 OctIpswich Town2 - 3Preston N.E.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Preston North End are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the North End in those games, with 4 conceded.

Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Tractor Boys's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Preston N.E. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 32 points from their 25 games played so far, Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 26 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Preston N.E.620410106
Ipswich Town632111711

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Tractor Boys has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Preston N.E.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Preston N.E.4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Ipswich TownNot won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.