League One match prediction and preview for Ipswich Town vs Milton Keynes Dons clash

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Competition: England League One
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Portman Road

It's advantage Ipswich Town so far with their 8th position in the League One table, welcoming Milton Keynes Dons who are placed 13th.

Insights:
  • Milton Keynes Dons have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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Ipswich Town form and stats

Ipswich Town have collected 36 points from their League One home games so far after 11-3-6. The opportunity of a proper winning streak is there for the hosts, with two straight wins here at Portman Road.

Ipswich drew their last game, 0-0 away at Rochdale (placed 24th). Before that, Ipswich Town had a home game versus Bristol Rovers which ended with a victory 2-1.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Ipswich Town have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found nine matches with the results: Won three, drawn one and lost five.

The manager P. Cook will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to AFC Wimbledon in only three days.

Ipswich Town has scored 22 league goals at home this season, in 20 matches. Ipswich are not conceding a lot of goals here at Portman Road in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 17 from 20 matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Milton Keynes Dons form and stats

As the visiting team in League One matches, Milton Keynes Dons have produced an overall stat of 7-2-10 so far.

Milton Keynes Dons might have something to prove in this game as they lost at home in their previous match. Crewe Alexandra proved too strong as Milton slumped to a 0-2 defeat in front of their own fans at Stadium mk. A home win before that, celebrating 1-0 vs Doncaster Rovers.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Milton playing away and similar expectations, we found eleven relevant matches. Results were one Milton Keynes Dons win, two draws and eight defeats.

The schedule is very tough for Milton now as they have to travel again shortly after this match. A League One game at Lincoln City is waiting in only three days.

Milton Keynes Dons have scored 25 goals on their travels this season, from 19 away games in the league. As for defending, Milton Keynes Dons rarely keep clean sheets as they have conceded 29 goals from these away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Milton Keynes Dons - Ipswich 1-1. Ipswich Town-Milton Keynes Dons H2H statistics last six meetings regardless of arena: Ipswich four wins, Milton Keynes Dons zero wins, two draws. two of these six matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Milton Keynes DonsC. Jerome
C. Jerome
13 goals
Milton Keynes DonsS. Fraser
S. Fraser
11 goals
IpswichJ. Norwood
J. Norwood
6 goals

Ipswich Town missing players

Milton Keynes Dons missing players

Ipswich Town Milton Keynes Dons
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
38 20 6 Played P 6 19 39
17 11 5 Won W 3 7 15
8 3 1 Drew D 0 2 9
13 6 0 Lost L 3 10 15
41 22 7 Scored S 5 25 55
38 17 1 Conceded C 7 29 54
87% 90% 83% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 95% 97%
66% 65% 33% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 74% 79%
37% 30% 17% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 58% 49%
11% 5% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 26% 28%
8% 5% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 26% 18%
42% 30% 17% BTTS BTTS 33% 53% 59%
39% 45% 83% Clean Sheets C S 33% 21% 21%
32% 35% 17% Failed to Score F T 33% 32% 23%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 1.8 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.5 1.7 1.7
5 2 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
9.4 11.4 11.2 Shots (avg) S ( 12.3 10 11.1
3.4 3.9 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.3 3.4 3.9
32% 29% 29% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 39% 36%
Key stats in League One this season:
  • Milton Keynes Dons have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Hull City 40 23 7 10 68 32 20 12 3 5 25 10 20 11 4 5 43 22 36 76
2 Peterborough United 39 22 7 10 67 38 19 14 3 2 44 15 20 8 4 8 23 23 29 73
3 Sunderland 38 19 14 5 59 29 19 9 6 4 27 18 19 10 8 1 32 11 30 71
4 Portsmouth 38 19 7 12 56 40 20 8 5 7 27 21 18 11 2 5 29 19 16 64
5 Blackpool 37 18 9 10 50 33 18 9 6 3 26 17 19 9 3 7 24 16 17 63
6 Lincoln City 37 18 8 11 55 40 19 8 3 8 28 26 18 10 5 3 27 14 15 62
7 Charlton Athletic 38 16 11 11 55 50 18 6 5 7 30 33 20 10 6 4 25 17 5 59
8 Ipswich Town 38 17 8 13 41 38 20 11 3 6 22 17 18 6 5 7 19 21 3 59
9 Gillingham 40 17 7 16 56 54 20 9 3 8 28 28 20 8 4 8 28 26 2 58
10 Doncaster Rovers 37 17 6 14 54 48 19 11 4 4 32 20 18 6 2 10 22 28 6 57
11 Accrington Stanley 38 16 9 13 51 52 19 9 5 5 24 16 19 7 4 8 27 36 -1 57
12 Oxford United 39 16 8 15 53 48 19 9 4 6 25 17 20 7 4 9 28 31 5 56
13 Milton Keynes Dons 39 15 9 15 55 54 20 8 7 5 30 25 19 7 2 10 25 29 1 54
14 Crewe Alexandra 38 15 9 14 47 48 19 9 5 5 28 21 19 6 4 9 19 27 -1 54
15 Fleetwood Town 39 14 11 14 42 33 20 8 7 5 24 14 19 6 4 9 18 19 9 53
16 Plymouth Argyle 40 14 10 16 50 63 20 11 4 5 30 27 20 3 6 11 20 36 -13 52
17 Shrewsbury Town 37 12 13 12 43 42 18 5 7 6 25 23 19 7 6 6 18 19 1 49
18 Burton Albion 38 12 9 17 48 62 19 6 2 11 25 37 19 6 7 6 23 25 -14 45
19 Northampton Town 40 10 9 21 33 57 20 7 4 9 16 22 20 3 5 12 17 35 -24 39
20 Swindon Town 39 11 4 24 45 69 20 7 1 12 21 32 19 4 3 12 24 37 -24 37
21 Bristol Rovers 40 10 7 23 39 63 20 7 2 11 23 28 20 3 5 12 16 35 -24 37
22 AFC Wimbledon 38 8 12 18 36 61 18 4 4 10 19 31 20 4 8 8 17 30 -25 36
23 Wigan Athletic 39 9 8 22 39 66 19 3 5 11 18 36 20 6 3 11 21 30 -27 35
24 Rochdale 38 7 12 19 47 69 19 1 9 9 20 38 19 6 3 10 27 31 -22 33

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