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Last updated : 24 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Watford v Ipswich Town fixture

Ipswich Town face a trip to Watford at Vicarage Road Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 29 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 9 wins, and Watford have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2008, the Hornets carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 20 OctIpswich Town1 - 1WatfordCHMP
2008/2009Sat 21 MarIpswich Town0 - 0WatfordCHMP
2008/2009Sat 30 AugWatford2 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2007/2008Sat 09 FebIpswich Town1 - 2WatfordCHMP
2007/2008Sat 01 SepWatford2 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Sat 17 FebWatford1 - 0Ipswich TownFAC
2005/2006Mon 17 AprWatford2 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Watford have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Tractor Boys have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Watford are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 39 from their 34 matches played. Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 44 points from their 36 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 Watford. Away win

Sequence statistics:
WatfordBeen beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Ipswich TownNot won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.