Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 9 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in January 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 10 Jan||Ipswich Town||1-1||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 02 Feb||Sheff. Wed.||1 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 11 Aug||Ipswich Town||4 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Mon 09 Apr||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Ipswich Town||0 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. While Tractor Boys have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.
Sheff. Wed. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Owls have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Ipswich Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 12 points from their 16 games thus far. Sheff. Wed. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 17 points from their 16 matches.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Ipswich Town only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Ipswich Town||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Sheff. Wed.||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
No win in the 4 most recent games.