The Midlands outfit have an eight point buffer between themselves and third-placed Bristol City and have won seven of their last eight in the second tier – drawing the other.
Ipswich have done better than most expected, though, are are just outside the playoffs in eighth under McCarthy, who was the last man to win promotion with Wolves.
Our unique algorithm has predicted the Wolves side it believes will start the game.
Football Whispers uses data to predict teams’ starting XIs, taking into account injuries, suspensions, the statistical likelihood of a player being selected, the competition the match is in, players’ previous performances and the opponent’s style.
And you can also give it a go yourself. Just click ‘create your own’ on the line-up at the top of the page and pick your ideal XI for the game.You can also see each player’s stats once you’ve selected them.
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