Hull City pack their bags to visit Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 7 occasions, and draw 4, from the 12 games played.
The previous match played between the two at Portman Road was within the last three years, in May 2008, the Tractor Boys carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||Hull City||1 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sun 04 May||Ipswich Town||1 - 0||Hull City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||Hull City||3 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 06 Mar||Hull City||2 - 5||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 19 Aug||Ipswich Town||0 - 0||Hull City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Mar||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Hull City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Wed 28 Dec||Hull City||2 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 6 conceded.
Hull City's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the The Tigers, and 6 goals against.
Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 41 points from their 30 games played so far, Hull City's 45 points from 31 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The Tigers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Ipswich Town, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Ipswich Town||Won 3 successive home games.|
17 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Hull City||Undefeated in last 10 away games.|
7 games since last defeat.