Middlesbrough vs Ipswich prediction, odds & betting tips 09/12/2023

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Middlesbrough - Ipswich

England Championship - Riverside

Middlesbrough and Ipswich go head-to-head for three points at the Riverside Stadium in the Championship on Saturday, 9 December. Bottom club Middlesbrough take on playoff-chasing Ipswich this weekend. Read our Championship predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Middlesbrough vs Ipswich – Betting tips & odds

Hot Tip – Ipswich Double Chance (4/7)

  • Ipswich have lost only one of their nine away games in the Championship this season.
  • Middlesbrough dropped points in four of their last six fixtures in the Championship.

Title-chasing Ipswich have lost just two of their 19 Championship fixtures this season and the Tractor Boys have been turning heads with their slick style of play. Middlesbrough, meanwhile, have dropped back down the standings following defeats in two of their last three games.

Latest odds

Head to Head

29/12/18

England Championship CHA

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Ipswich

Ipswich

2

0

02/10/18

England Championship CHA

Ipswich

Ipswich

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

0

2

06/05/18

England Championship CHA

Ipswich

Ipswich

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

2

2

09/12/17

England Championship CHA

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Ipswich

Ipswich

2

0

23/04/16

England Championship CHA

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Ipswich

Ipswich

0

0

Last Five - Middlesbrough

24/02/24

England Championship CHA

gb

Plymouth

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

2

0

L

17/02/24

England Championship CHA

Leicester

Leicester

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

1

2

W

14/02/24

England Championship CHA

Preston

Preston

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

2

1

L

10/02/24

England Championship CHA

Bristol City

Bristol City

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

2

1

L

04/02/24

England Championship CHA

Sunderland

Sunderland

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

1

1

D

Last Five - Ipswich

24/02/24

England Championship CHA

Birmingham

Birmingham

Ipswich

Ipswich

1

3

W

20/02/24

England Championship CHA

Rotherham

Rotherham

Ipswich

Ipswich

3

4

W

17/02/24

England Championship CHA

Swansea

Swansea

Ipswich

Ipswich

1

2

W

14/02/24

England Championship CHA

Millwall

Millwall

Ipswich

Ipswich

0

4

W

10/02/24

England Championship CHA

West Brom

West Brom

Ipswich

Ipswich

2

2

D

Win probability

  • HOME: 23/20 (2.15) – 46.5%
  • DRAW: 23/10 (3.30) – 30.3%
  • AWAY: 6/4 (2.50) – 40%

Middlesbrough have been pencilled in as the expected winners this weekend, with Boro handed a 46.5% implied probability of success by the market makers. With excitement a distinct possibility on Saturday, over 2.5 goals could also be worth pursuing at 8/13 (1.62 – 61.9%) this weekend. You can find more Middlesbrough vs Ipswich betting tips below.

Middlesbrough vs Ipswich prediction – Other tips

Middlesbrough 2-3 Ipswich: Correct score (22/1)

  • Middlesbrough found the net twice in two of their last three Championship skirmishes.
  • Ipswich scored three goals in three of their last four wins in the league.

Over 2.5 Goals (8/13)

  • Over 2.5 goals landed in four of Middlesbrough’s last five games in the Championship.
  • Seven of Ipswich’s last eight matches in league and cup also featured at least three goals.

Middlesbrough vs Ipswich prediction

Middlesbrough vs Ipswich Team News

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough will be without the injured Dael Fry, Hayden Hackney, Marcus Forss, Tom Smith, Darragh Lenihan, Riley McGree and Lewis O'Brien this weekend while Anfernee Dijksteel is missing at the back through suspension.

Predicted Lineup for Middlesbrough: Dieng – McNair, van den Berg, Clarke, Bangura – Howson, Barlaser, Jones, Crooks, Rogers – Latte Lath

Ipswich

Ipswich have a fully fit to choose from at present, and the Tractor Boys should be able to name a strong XI on Saturday. Kieran McKenna's troops performed well to beat Coventry 2-1 in their last league outing.

Predicted Lineup for Ipswich: Hladky – Clarke, Woolfenden, Burgess, Davis – Morsy, Luongo, Burns, Chaplin, Broadhead – Hirst

Confirmed lineups will appear here around 60 minutes before kickoff.

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough
4-2-3-1
16
Jonny Howson
gb
3
Rav Van den Berg
nl
29
Sam Greenwood
gb
10
Morgan Rogers
gb
27
Lukas Engel
dk
9
Emmanuel Latte Lath
ci
4
Daniel Barlaser
gb
6
Dael Fry
gb
5
Matt Clarke
gb
25
Matt Crooks
gb
1
Seny Dieng
sn
Substitutes
49
Law McCabe
gb
24
Alex Bangura
nl
18
Sam Silvera
au
23
Tom Glover
au
14
Alexander Gilbert
ie
22
Hayden Coulson
gb
19
Josh Coburn
gb
50
Fin Cartwrtight
gb
52
AJ Bridge
gb

Ipswich

Ipswich
4-2-3-1
5
Sam Morsy
eg
2
Harrison Thomas Clarke
gb
3
Leif Davis
gb
6
Luke Woolfenden
gb
31
Vaclav Hladky
cz
14
Jack Taylor
ie
15
Cameron Burgess
au
7
Wes Burns
gb
33
Nathan Broadhead
gb
10
Conor Chaplin
gb
27
George Hirst
gb
Substitutes
40
Axel Tuanzebe
gb
1
Christian Walton
gb
20
Omari Hutchinson
jm
30
Cameron Humphreys
gb
11
Marcus Harness
gb
12
Dominic Ball
gb
9
Freddie Ladapo
ng
24
Dane Scarlett
gb
19
Kayden Jackson
gb

Make sure to view some of our other football betting tips by visited our dedicated page.

Player to Watch – Leif Davis

Leif Davis has been outstanding at left-back for Ipswich this season, and the productive defender has already provided an exceptional nine assists for his teammates in the Championship. The 23-year-old, who was born in Newcastle, is believed to be on the radar of a number of Premier League clubs.


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