FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 22 February 2005 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Ipswich Town v Watford fixture

Watford face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Hornets will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 3 of the 25 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2004, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 23 OctWatford2 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2003/2004Sat 20 MarIpswich Town4 - 1WatfordCHMP
2003/2004Sat 27 SepWatford1 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2002/2003Sat 14 DecIpswich Town4 - 2WatfordCHMP
2002/2003Sun 17 NovWatford0 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
1998/1999Tue 02 MarIpswich Town3 - 2WatfordCHMP
1998/1999Sat 26 SepWatford1 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Watford is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Hornets have hit 5 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 33 games giving them a return of 66 points. Watford find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 40 points from their 32 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Hornets are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Ipswich Town. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town11 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
WatfordNot won in previous 11 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.