Ipswich Town match preview

History of the Bradford City v Ipswich Town fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Bantams have the slight edge, having won 4 of the 9 games compared to Ipswich's 3 wins.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2003, with Bradford City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 01 FebBradford City2-0IpswichLD1
2002/2003Mon 26 AugIpswich1 - 2Bradford CityLD1
2000/2001Sun 04 MarIpswich3 - 1Bradford CityPREM
2000/2001Sat 21 OctBradford City0 - 2IpswichPREM
1998/1999Sat 13 FebBradford City0 - 0IpswichLD1
1998/1999Tue 08 SepIpswich3 - 0Bradford CityLD1
1997/1998Sat 31 JanIpswich2 - 1Bradford CityLD1

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Bantams have scored 4, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Ipswich is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Tractor Boys have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bradford City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 11 matches. Ipswich see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 14 points from their 11 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City62137117

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium for the Bantams and the Madmen are unable to see past Ipswich claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Bradford CityBeen beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Ipswich12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.