FM Preview: Port Vale v Bradford City 19 Jan 2013

Last updated : 18 January 2013

Footymad preview History of the Port Vale v Bradford City fixture

Port Vale prepare to entertain Bradford City at Vale Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 48 games played, Valiants have recorded 22 wins, and Bradford City have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vale Park was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a (Associate Members) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 04 Dec Port Vale 0-2 Bradford City (Associate Members)
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Bradford City 0 - 1 Port Vale League Two
2011/2012 Tue 14 Feb Bradford City 1 - 1 Port Vale League Two
2011/2012 Tue 13 Sep Port Vale 3 - 2 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Fri 18 Feb Port Vale 2 - 1 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Sat 04 Sep Bradford City 0 - 2 Port Vale League Two
2009/2010 Tue 09 Mar Port Vale 2 - 1 Bradford City 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 have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bantams have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Port Vale are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 27 games giving them a return of 52 points.

Bradford City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 40 from their 27 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Port Vale 6 4 1 1 12 7 13
Bradford City 6 1 1 4 7 13 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Port Vale are not exactly setting the world alight at Vale Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Bradford City in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Port Vale 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Bradford City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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