FM Preview: Derby County v Ipswich Town 01 Feb 2011

Last updated : 31 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Ipswich Town fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at Pride Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 34 games played, Rams have recorded 14 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in April 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 09 NovIpswich Town0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2009/2010Mon 05 AprDerby County1-3Ipswich TownCHMP
2009/2010Sat 31 OctIpswich Town1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2008/2009Sun 28 DecDerby County0 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2008/2009Sat 22 NovIpswich Town2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 14 AprIpswich Town2 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2006/2007Wed 29 NovDerby County2 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Ipswich Town is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Tractor Boys have conceded 18 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 27 games played so far, Ipswich Town are currently lying in 19th place in Npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 31 from their 26 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County61145124
Ipswich Town62045156

FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are not exactly setting the world alight at Pride Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Ipswich Town in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Ipswich Town Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.