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Date: 23rd September 2023
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET
Venue: Portman Road
Ipswich to win
Over 2.5 goals
2-1 to Ipswich
The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.
Ipswich vs Blackburn: Top free betting tips
Ipswich Town will be focused on retaining their winning sequence when they face the challenge of Blackburn Rovers in the next EFL Championship fixture. Both teams will be entering Portman Road on Saturday, 23 September. The Rovers, on the other hand, look forward to recapturing their winning form after losing the last game against Sunderland.
Match result prediction: Ipswich to win
Ipswich Town registered four consecutive victories in EFL Championship and EFL Cup before this game. On the other hand, Blackburn Rovers have suffered two defeats in the previous three matches in the league. Additionally, the Tractor Boys have also dominated Blackburn at Portman Road by winning three of the recent five meetings while ending two in draws. Therefore, we set Ipswich Town as our favourites to take the lead in this game.
Total goals prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
Three of the previous five H2Hs of these two clubs at Portman Road have finished with Over 2.5 Goals. Blackburn Rovers have scored an average of just one goal per game in the last five league outings. However, Ipswich Town have been impressive on the scoring end by smashing ten goals in the previous four home games. The Blues’ front line will also be optimistic against Rovers as the visiting side of this game have conceded seven goals in just the previous three EFL Championship fixtures.
Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Ipswich
Blackburn Rovers have scored just one goal in three of the previous five matches in the EFL Championship. Ipswich also scored only one goal in each of the last two league games. However, the Tractor Boys have rattled the net more than once in all of the recent four games at Portman Road. Additionally, Blackburn has allowed multiple goals at the back in three of the previous five league outings. Hence, we can predict Ipswich to record a 2-1 lead before the end of ninety minutes in this encounter.
Ipswich vs Blackburn: Form, recent games, and news
The Tractor Boys travelled to Premier League relegated side Southampton and carried on their winning form with a narrow 0-1 lead. Omari Hutchinson was the man of the hour by scoring the decisive goal of the game in the 30th minute. Goalkeeper Christian Walton and two other players will be sidelined in Round 8 of EFL Championship due to injuries.
Blackburn levelled the score by 1-1 against Sunderland through Harry Leonard and kept the scoreline same until 45 minutes. However, Dan Neil put Sunderland in the lead in the additional time of the half time and Jack Clarke scored his second goal for Sunderland in the 78th minute. Manager Jon Dahl Tomasson will have to make adjustments in line up against Ipswich, having Sigurdsson and Niall Ennis on the injury list.
FAQs regarding Ipswich vs Blackburn
Who is the referee for this match? Kevin Stroud.
Who is the Ipswich player to watch? Conor Chaplin.
Who is the Blackburn player to watch? Sammie Szmodics.