FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 29 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Ipswich Town fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, Saints have recorded 12 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in February 2007, the Saints carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 27 NovIpswich Town2 - 0SouthamptonCHMP
2006/2007Sat 24 FebSouthampton1-0Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Sat 09 SepIpswich Town2 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Sat 21 JanSouthampton0 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2005/2006Tue 13 SepIpswich Town2 - 2SouthamptonCHMP
2001/2002Sat 02 MarIpswich Town1 - 3SouthamptonPREM
2001/2002Wed 24 OctSouthampton3 - 3Ipswich TownPREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Southampton are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 39 from their 34 matches played. Ipswich Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 51 from their 34 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town63126510

FootyMad's prediction ...

Southampton are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Ipswich Town running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Ipswich Town 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.