Sheff. Wed. face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, The Owls have recorded 8 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2007, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 02 Feb||Sheff. Wed.||1 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 11 Aug||Ipswich Town||4 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Mon 09 Apr||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Ipswich Town||0 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||Ipswich Town||2 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 5 conceded.
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 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Ipswich Town's 35 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Sheff. Wed. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 26 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Tractor Boys, as the The Owls have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Ipswich Town||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Sheff. Wed.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.