FM Preview: Port Vale v Barnet 18 Aug 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th August 2012
The game between Port Vale and Barnet in the League Two on 18th August 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Port Vale v Barnet fixture
Port Vale prepare to entertain Barnet at Vale Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 2 of the 5 previous games, with the Valiants winning just 1.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vale Park was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Barnet inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Valiants in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Mar||Port Vale||1-2||Barnet||League Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 13 Aug||Barnet||1 - 3||Port Vale||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 May||Barnet||1 - 0||Port Vale||League Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 25 Jan||Port Vale||0 - 0||Barnet||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Feb||Port Vale||0 - 2||Barnet||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 21 Nov||Barnet||0 - 0||Port Vale||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Barnet||1 - 2||Port Vale||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Port Vale are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These games have seen the Valiants score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.
Barnet have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bees have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Valiants go into their game against Barnet in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Port Vale||9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Barnet||5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here