FM Preview: Derby County v Ipswich Town 06 Apr 2013

Last updated : 05 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Ipswich Town fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 35 games played, Rams have recorded 14 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in April 2012, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 23 Oct Ipswich Town 1 - 2 Derby County Championship
2011/2012 Sat 07 Apr Derby County 0-0 Ipswich Town Championship
2011/2012 Sat 17 Dec Ipswich Town 1 - 0 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Tue 01 Feb Derby County 1 - 2 Ipswich Town Championship
2010/2011 Tue 09 Nov Ipswich Town 0 - 2 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Mon 05 Apr Derby County 1 - 3 Ipswich Town Championship
2009/2010 Sat 31 Oct Ipswich Town 1 - 0 Derby County Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 3 conceded.

The away form of Ipswich Town is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Tractor Boys have conceded 4 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Derby County's 54 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Ipswich Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 47 points from 39 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 3 1 2 9 7 10
Ipswich Town 6 2 3 1 2 1 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Ipswich Town is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Rams in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County 4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Ipswich Town Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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