FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Portsmouth 18 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Ipswich Town v Portsmouth fixture

Portsmouth face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Tuesday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 26 Feb Ipswich Town 0-2 Portsmouth Championship
2010/2011 Sat 11 Sep Portsmouth 0 - 0 Ipswich Town Championship
2007/2008 Sat 05 Jan Ipswich Town 0 - 1 Portsmouth F.A. Cup
2005/2006 Sat 07 Jan Ipswich Town 0 - 1 Portsmouth F.A. Cup
2002/2003 Fri 18 Apr Ipswich Town 3 - 0 Portsmouth League Division One
2002/2003 Sat 21 Dec Portsmouth 1 - 1 Ipswich Town League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 04 Mar Ipswich Town 0 - 1 Portsmouth League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town 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, 11 to 10.

The away form of Portsmouth is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Pompey have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town's 17 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 12 points from their 11 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ipswich Town 6 3 2 1 9 5 11
Portsmouth 6 2 0 4 8 9 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Tractor Boys, as the Pompey have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ipswich Town Won 3 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Portsmouth Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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