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:|
|2002/2003||Tue 18 Mar||Port Vale||1 - 0||Brentford||LD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Oct||Brentford||1 - 1||Port Vale||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||Port Vale||2 - 1||Brentford||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 18 Aug||Brentford||2 - 0||Port Vale||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sun 22 Apr||Port Vale||2 - 1||Brentford||AM|
|2000/2001||Sat 14 Apr||Brentford||1 - 1||Port Vale||LD2|
|2000/2001||Tue 24 Oct||Port Vale||1 - 1||Brentford||LD2|
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.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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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
|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.