FootyMAD's Port Vale match preview

History of the Swindon Town v Port Vale fixture

Swindon prepare to entertain Port Vale at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Robins are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 7 of the 31 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at County Ground was just last season, in September 2002, with Port Vale inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Robins in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 22 FebPort Vale1 - 1SwindonLD2
2002/2003Sat 07 SepSwindon1-2Port ValeLD2
2001/2002Sat 02 MarSwindon3 - 0Port ValeLD2
2001/2002Tue 18 SepPort Vale0 - 2SwindonLD2
2000/2001Sat 13 JanSwindon0 - 1Port ValeLD2
2000/2001Mon 28 AugPort Vale3 - 0SwindonLD2
1999/2000Tue 26 OctSwindon2 - 1Port ValeLD1

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 7 conceded.

Port Vale have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Valiants have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swindon see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Two, showing a record of 20 points from their 15 games played so far, Port Vale are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 26 points from 15 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Swindon Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Port Vale 4 games since last away draw.