Sheffield Wednesday Match Preview

Last updated : 22 November 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

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:
2008/2009Sat 10 JanIpswich Town1-1Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 20 SepSheff. Wed.0 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
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

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:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town6141667
Sheff. Wed.61146124

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

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich TownUnbeaten 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.