David Prutton predicts Ipswich Town v Sheffield Wednesday

A general view of the action underway during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Norwich City at Portman Road on October 22, 2017 in Ipswich, England.

Ipswich Town and Sheffield Wednesday will face each other in the Championship this week.

David Prutton of Sheffield Wednesday celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Burnley at Hillsborough Stadium on August 10, 2013 in...

Former Nottingham Forest and Leeds United midfielder David Prutton has predicted on Skysports.com that Sheffield Wednesday will win against Ipswich Town this week.

Wednesday will take on Ipswich away from home at Portman Road in the Championship on Wednesday evening.

Prutton has backed his former club Wednesday to pick up all three points from the encounter courtesy of a 2-1 win.

David Prutton of Coventry City in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Coventry City and Bradford City at Sixfields Stadium on April 1, 2014 in Northampton, England.

“This should be an interesting clash at Portman Road between two sides who have differing styles of play,” Prutton wrote on Skysports.com.

“Ipswich have plenty of firepower and would fancy their chances against any side in the division on their day, and I'll say again that Mick McCarthy doesn't get the credit he deserves.

“This could swing either way, but Sheffield Wednesday generally pull out a result whenever they really need to and I think Carlos Carvalhal's side will nick all three points.”

A footnote added: “Prutton predicts: 1-2.”

David Prutton of Sheffield Wednesday celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Burnley at Hillsborough Stadium on August 10, 2013 in...

Wednesday’s performances and results so far this season have been mixed, and they have struggled for consistency.

Although the Owls won 2-1 against Aston Villa away from home at Villa Park in the Championship before the international break, they played out a goalless draw with Bristol City at the Hillsborough Stadium at the weekend.

Ipswich are above Wednesday in the league table at the moment and are also aiming to finish in the top six of the Championship this season.

Playing at home will give Mick McCarthy’s side an advantage, and one should not be surprised if they pick up at least a point against Carlos Carvalhal’s team.

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