Southend (@6.0) vs Ipswich (@1.5)
27-10-2019

Our Prediction:

Ipswich will win

Southend – Ipswich Match Prediction | 27-10-2019 10:00

Ipswich Town last appeared in the elite division in the 2001/2002 season. Portman Road has been the home ground of Ipswich Town since 1894 and the capacity of the venue, which was expanded in 2002, is 30,311. Ipswich Town are an English football club that was formed in 1878. The Tractor Boys compete in the Championship, but they used to play in the English Premier League in the past as well.

The Shrimpers, whose main goal is to secure the League One survival, must be low on confidence ahead of the visit of the Tractor Boys as they were hammered by Doncaster Rovers 7-1 in their last league fixture. Saturdays football game at Roots Hall pits together Southend United and Ipswich Town, the two teams with completely different ambitions in the 2019/2020 League One season.

Southend v Ipswich Match Preview

Southend have a new manager now and he will be looking for a response from his players but Campbell faces arguably a tougher job keeping Southend up than he did keeping Macclesfield in League Two on the final day of last season. Ipswich have outplayed Southend in all departments this season and despite losing their last two matches, were confident that visitors will return to winning ways this weekend. Were confident that both teams will score and over 2.5 goals will be produced in Saturdays clash and we have predicted a final scoreline of 3-1 in favour of the visitors.

Southends humiliating 7-1 defeat at home to Doncaster Rovers will have given new manager Sol Campbell plenty to think about ahead of his first match in charge this weekend. Ipswich were knocked off the top spot after losing at home to Rotherham in midweek and have now lost their last two matches and will be looking for a response from their players on Saturday.

Ipswich however have experienced a slump of late and their 2-0 defeat to Rotherham at Portman Road on Wednesday evening . And it is chalk and cheese in terms of form. The defeat was their second on the bounce and saw them replaced at the top of the League One table by Peterborough United. Southend have not played Ipswich in the league since they met in the Championship in the 2006/07 season.

Our prediction for this League 1 match:

Ipswich were knocked off the top spot after losing at home to Rotherham in midweek and have now lost their last two matches and will be looking for a response from their players on Saturday. Southends humiliating 7-1 defeat at home to Doncaster Rovers will have given new manager Sol Campbell plenty to think about ahead of his first match in charge this weekend.

It is difficult to comprehend where the recent run of defeats have come from and it makes it tough to put them up to win, however a trip to Southend is a superb opportunity to get back to winning ways. On Sunday the Tractor Boys had lost 2-0 away at Accrington Stanley to end an unbeaten run of 11 games in all competitions. If Ipswich do not win at Roots Hall on Saturday then there really is a problem.

Saturdays football game at Roots Hall pits together Southend United and Ipswich Town, the two teams with completely different ambitions in the 2019/2020 League One season. The Shrimpers, whose main goal is to secure the League One survival, must be low on confidence ahead of the visit of the Tractor Boys as they were hammered by Doncaster Rovers 7-1 in their last league fixture.

Form Summary

Sol Campbell has taken over as manager of Southend United and watched from the stands as two men were sent off and the Shrimpers were battered 7-1 at Roots Hall by Doncaster on Tuesday evening. Ethan Hamilton and Stephen McLaughlin saw red and went ahead in the 11th minute when Hutchinson scored, But Rovers hit back and controlled the game from thereon.

The performances of both clubs over the last month or so provides even more reason to expect goals in this game, as over 2.5 goals were produced in three of Southends last four matches, all of which ended in defeat, while two of Ipswichs last five matches produced over 2.5 goals and both ended in victory for the Tractor Boys. The hosts conceded three or more goals in three of their last four matches and Ipswich have scored nine goals in their last five matches, which is why weve gone with a 3-1 win for the visitors this weekend.

Lets wait and see how it plays out. We feel that Southend United are dangerous enough to get a goal against this Ipswich Town side, but a single goal might not be enough to avoid a loss. Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Southend United v Ipswich Town game (plus the best game odds). Weve gone for a narrow 1-2 winning margin for Ipswich Town at the end of the match.