FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Hull City 19 Feb 2011

Last updated : 18 February 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Hull City fixture

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:
2010/2011Sat 20 NovHull City1 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2007/2008Sun 04 MayIpswich Town1 - 0Hull CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 29 SepHull City3 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Tue 06 MarHull City2 - 5Ipswich TownCHMP
2006/2007Sat 19 AugIpswich Town0 - 0Hull CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 25 MarIpswich Town1 - 1Hull CityCHMP
2005/2006Wed 28 DecHull City2 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town641115713
Hull City633011412

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

Sequence statistics:
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.