FM Preview: Bradford City v Port Vale 14 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bradford City v Port Vale fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Port Vale at Coral Windows Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bantams are clearly on top, having won 27 and lost only 8 of the 48 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Coral Windows Stadium was just last season, in September 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2009/2010 Tue 10 Nov Bradford City 2 - 2 Port Vale (Associate Members)
2009/2010 Sat 15 Aug Bradford City 0 - 0 Port Vale League Two
2008/2009 Sat 21 Mar Bradford City 0 - 1 Port Vale League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Bradford City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Bantams, with 6 goals against.

Port Vale have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Valiants's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Bradford City are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 27 from their 27 matches played.

Port Vale's 41 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bradford City 6 1 2 3 9 13 5
Port Vale 6 2 0 4 5 9 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bantams go into their game against Port Vale in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bradford City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Port Vale 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.

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