FM Preview: Cheltenham Town v Port Vale 23 Oct 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 22nd October 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Cheltenham Town and Port Vale at 15:00 on Saturday, 23rd October 2010 in the League Two.
Port Vale face a trip to Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 2 of the 4 previous games, with the hosts winning just 1.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Mar||Cheltenham T.||1 - 1||Port Vale||LGE2|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Port Vale||1 - 1||Cheltenham T.||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Wed 02 Jan||Cheltenham T.||1 - 0||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Tue 02 Oct||Port Vale||3 - 0||Cheltenham T.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Tue 06 Mar||Port Vale||1 - 1||Cheltenham T.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 12 Aug||Cheltenham T.||0 - 1||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Mar||Port Vale||1 - 2||Cheltenham T.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Cheltenham Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Port Vale have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Valiants's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Cheltenham T. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League Two, picking up 17 points from their 12 games so far. Port Vale are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 24 points from their 12 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Valiants has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Cheltenham T.. Away win
|Cheltenham T.||Not drawn a match in their last 4 .|
|Port Vale||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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