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Ipswich Town vs Sheffield Wednesday Predictions, Tips and Odds: Can Tractor Boys Bounce Back?

Ipswich Town vs Sheffield Wednesday Predictions, Tips and Odds: Can Tractor Boys Bounce Back?

Ipswich Town will look to climb back into the Championship top two when they host struggling Sheffield Wednesday this weekend.

Ipswich Town vs Sheffield Wednesday predictions

Ipswich Town vs Sheffield Wednesday: Predictions

Bet Prediction Bookmaker odds
BTTS? Yes 5/6 with Matchbook
Correct Score Ipswich Town 3-1 Sheffield Wednesday 11/1 with QuinnBet
First Goalscorer Conor Chaplin 4/1 with Ladbrokes

The stats behind our Ipswich Town vs Sheffield Wednesday predictions:

  • Ipswich have kept just one clean sheet in their last six matches.
  • Sheffield Wednesday have scored at least once in six of their last eight matches across all competitions.
  • Ipswich are unbeaten in their last three meetings with Sheffield Wednesday, winning 1-0 away from home earlier this season.
  • Conor Chaplin is Ipswich’s top scorer this season with 12 league goals.

Can Ipswich Town climb back into the top two?

After a six-game winning streak, Ipswich couldn’t have picked a worse time to slip up, falling 2-1 away at Cardiff last weekend despite leading as late as the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time. At the same time, this weekend’s opponents Sheffield Wednesday saw their own four-game winning streak — which has given them hope of staying up — ended 2-0 by Yorkshire rivals Leeds United. As a result, the Whites have climbed above the Tractor Boys into the second and final promotion spot.

Ipswich have occupied a promotion spot for large swathes of this season and will feel sick at dropping below the line at this stage, especially given the nature of their defeat last week and the form they’d been on.

However, there’s still plenty of football left to play in the Championship and this weekend brings around a contest between an Ipswich side with just one home defeat in the league this season and a Sheffield Wednesday outfit with only 13 points on the road. Kieran McKenna’s men will want to get back to winning ways to take full advantage of any potential mistakes from Leeds against Millwall.

Ipswich Town vs Sheffield Wednesday match tip

Over 3.5 goals @ 19/10 with Unibet

There have been at least four goals scored in each of Ipswich Town’s last four home matches.

Ipswich Town vs Sheffield Wednesday odds


18+ only. BeGambleAware.

With home advantage and a chasm of points separating the sides, it’s no surprise to see Ipswich as the strong favourites here. Beware, however, Sheffield Wednesday’s recent upturn in form.

Ipswich Town vs Sheffield Wednesday team news

Ipswich Town team news

In  Out Doubtful
Brandon Williams, George Hirst, Janoi Donacien

Ipswich are close to welcoming back Brandon Williams, George Hirst and Janoi Donacien, though none of them will be ready for this match.

Top Scorer: Conor Chaplin (12)

Card Magnet: Sam Morsy (12)

Assist Ace: Leif Davis (14)

Sheffield Wednesday team news

In  Out Doubtful
Callum Paterson, Josh Windass, Juan Delgado, Kristian Pedersen

Callum Paterson, Josh Windass, Juan Delgado and Kristian Pedersen are all injured for the Owls this weekend.

Top Scorer: Ike Ugbo (10)

Card Magnet: Barry Bannan (10 — 9 yellow, 1 red)

Assist Ace: Marvin Johnson (4)

How to watch Ipswich Town vs Sheffield Wednesday Live

Ipswich Town vs Sheffield Wednesday kicks off on Saturday at 3pm (UK time) and will not be broadcast live in the UK.

Ipswich Town vs Sheffield Wednesday head-to-head

  • 16/09/23 – Sheffield Wednesday 0-1 Ipswich Town – Championship
  • 11/02/23 – Ipswich Town 2-2 Sheffield Wednesday – League One
  • 17/09/22 – Sheffield Wednesday 2-2 Ipswich Town – League One
  • 29/01/22 – Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Ipswich Town – League One
  • 25/09/21 – Ipswich Town 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday – League One

Three of the last five meetings between these sides have ended all level, with each side winning one of the other two. Ipswich emerged victorious from the most recent clash, winning 1-0 at Hillsborough in September.

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