Ipswich vs Sheffield Wednesday: Preview and Prediction

Ipswich vs Sheffield Wednesday Match Preview 29th April 2017

Ipswich vs Sheffield Wednesday
England (The Championship)
Date: Saturday, 29th April 2017
Kick off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Portman Road, Ipswich.

It’s been a tough old season for Ipswich, but under the guidance of veteran manager Mick McCarthy the club have guided themselves to safety with 3 wins in their last five games and are 10 points from the bottom three with two games remaining.

They have gone the last 5 games at Portman Road unbeaten and gained 9 points in that time. Their biggest drawback has been the number of games they have drawn which is 10 only Barnsley has the same number. These draws have really held back the club this season.

Sheffield Wednesday are 5th on 78 points and just one more point would secure a definite play-off place. The club look like they will achieve this anyway, but just can’t celebrate yet until it’s done and dusted. Wednesday have the best form in the league where they have won their last 5 games and they have 20 points from their last possible 30.

Away from home they haven’t lost for the past six weeks and that’s three games unbeaten. They have the 5th best away record in the league despite losing 7 times this season.

Ipswich vs Sheffield Wednesday: Head to Head Stats

Sheffield Wednesday has no wins in this fixture in 9 games going back to 2012. Ipswich has won 3 of the last 4 games home or away and at home has won the last two games. Ipswich’s 3 recent wins ended in the same score line of 2-1. The last 8 fixtures have seen both teams score.

Ipswich vs Sheffield Wednesday: Prediction

This is a huge match for Sheffield and they will be our big tip here at maximum stakes even if they have a poor record here. The team are just on fire. We will also back both teams to score.

Ipswich v Sheffield Wednesday: Betting Tips

  • Sheffield Wednesday to beat Ipswich at 2.00 with Betfair
  • Both teams to score at 2.05 with Betfair.

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