FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 01 November 2005 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 Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Rams have recorded 13 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in August 2004, as the Rams squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 02 AprIpswich Town3 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 14 AugDerby County3-2Ipswich TownCHMP
2003/2004Sat 03 JanIpswich Town3 - 0Derby CountyFAC
2003/2004Sat 06 DecIpswich Town2 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 08 NovDerby County2 - 2Ipswich TownCHMP
2002/2003Sun 04 MayDerby County1 - 4Ipswich TownCHMP
2002/2003Sat 28 SepIpswich Town0 - 1Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Rams's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Ipswich Town's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Tractor Boys have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 17 points from their 16 matches. Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 19 points from their 16 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County61237105
Ipswich Town61235105

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Pride Park for the Rams and the Madmen are unable to see past Ipswich Town claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Ipswich Town Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.