Ipswich vs Birmingham Match Info
Date: Saturday 13th April 2019
Venue: Portman Road, Ipswich
Ipswich vs Birmingham Head-to-Head
Last Three Results:
29 September 2018 – Birmingham City 2-2 Ipswich Town – Championship
31 March 2018 – Birmingham City 1-0 Ipswich Town – Championship
5 August 2017 – Ipswich Town 1-0 Birmingham City- Championship
Full Head-to-Head Record:
Ipswich wins: 35
Birmingham wins: 30
Ipswich vs Birmingham Stats
- Ipswich have won just one of their last 14
- Birmingham have taken four points from meetings with second and third
- The side playing on the road has won none of the last 12 meetings
Ipswich vs Birmingham Match Preview
Ipswich suffered a second defeat in their last three on Wednesday evening as they lost 2-0 on the road to Brentford. It means that anything other than a victory here and they will be relegated and even that might not be enough with other results. Town could perhaps set themselves a target of at least not finishing bottom as they sit just five offf Bolton in 23rd.
At Portman Road, the Tractor Boys are winless in six though three of these fixtures have finished all-square. Just one of the last seven played here have gone over 2.5 goals with just 13 combined from the previous seven. In each of their last five at their own place the Suffolk side have conceded in the first half.
Birmingham picked up a useful point on Wednesday evening as they battled out a 1-1 draw with high-flying Sheffield United. They are 17th and though not mathematically safe the gap of six points and the number of teams below them means it would take a freak set of results for them to go down. They do face four of their five remaining matches against the bottom five so they have their fate in their own hands.
Away from St Andrew’s, the Blues have lost each of their last three though all have come against top-half opponents. They have four victories and three draws from their last seven on the road to teams in the bottom-half. Five of their last seven on the travels have seen both teams find the back of the net and gone over 2.5 goals.
I like the look of Birmngham to win this game and put further distance between themselves and the bottom three. They will be full of confidence after four points from meetings with Leeds and Sheffield United while Ipswich know that they are down no matter what the result here.
Harlee Dean was a real threat at set-pieces in midweek and he looks a value selection to net at any time here against an Ipswich side vulnerable to set-piece goals.
Ipswich vs Birmingham Betting Tips
Birmingham to win at 6/5 with William Hill
Harlee Dean anytime scorer at 16/1 with PaddyPower
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