Brentford face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Monday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 17 out of 23 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2005, with Brentford inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Valiants in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 15 Jan||Port Vale||0 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||Brentford||1 - 0||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 31 Jan||Brentford||3 - 2||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 30 Aug||Port Vale||1 - 0||Brentford||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Tue 18 Mar||Port Vale||1 - 0||Brentford||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Oct||Brentford||1 - 1||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||Port Vale||2 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Port Vale have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The Valiants have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.
Brentford have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Bees's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Port Vale's 4 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Brentford are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola League One, and have accumulated 6 points from the 2 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Brentford are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Port Vale. Away win
|Port Vale||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.|
|Brentford||9 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.