Bradford City face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 41 games played, Bantams have recorded 10 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 19 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2005, with Bradford City 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 01 Jan||Port Vale||0 - 1||Bradford City||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 04 Sep||Bradford City||0 - 2||Port Vale||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Tue 13 Apr||Port Vale||1 - 1||Bradford City||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Tue 29 Sep||Bradford City||4 - 0||Port Vale||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Tue 24 Feb||Bradford City||2 - 1||Port Vale||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 18 Oct||Port Vale||0 - 0||Bradford City||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Tue 28 Jan||Bradford City||1 - 0||Port Vale||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Port Vale have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Valiants in those games, with 5 conceded.
Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bantams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 13 goals for and 11 against.
Port Vale's total of 21 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League One. Bradford City's 17 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Port Vale may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Port Vale||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.|
|Bradford City||No win in the 3 most recent games.|