FootyMAD Port Vale match preview

Last updated : 29 August 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Port Vale v Brentford fixture

Brentford face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Saturday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 17 of the 22 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2003, the Valiants carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Tue 18 MarPort Vale1 - 0BrentfordLD2
2002/2003Sat 19 OctBrentford1 - 1Port ValeLD2
2001/2002Sat 12 JanPort Vale2 - 1BrentfordLD2
2001/2002Sat 18 AugBrentford2 - 0Port ValeLD2
2000/2001Sun 22 AprPort Vale2 - 1BrentfordAM
2000/2001Sat 14 AprBrentford1 - 1Port ValeLD2
2000/2001Tue 24 OctPort Vale1 - 1BrentfordLD2

Recent respective form guides

Port Vale are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Valiants, with 8 goals against.

In complete contrast to Port Vale, Brentford are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Bees have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Port Vale are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 9 points from 4 games. Brentford are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 3 points from 4 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bees are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Port Vale. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Port Vale Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Brentford Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.