FootyMAD's Port Vale match preview

History of the Port Vale v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Robins will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 18 and win only 5 of the 32 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2004, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 30 MarPort Vale3 - 3Swindon TownLGE1
2003/2004Sat 25 OctSwindon Town0 - 0Port ValeLGE1
2002/2003Sat 22 FebPort Vale1 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2002/2003Sat 07 SepSwindon Town1 - 2Port ValeLGE1
2001/2002Sat 02 MarSwindon Town3 - 0Port ValeLGE1
2001/2002Tue 18 SepPort Vale0 - 2Swindon TownLGE1
2000/2001Sat 13 JanSwindon Town0 - 1Port ValeLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Port Vale are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Port Vale see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 16 points from their 13 games played so far, Swindon Town's 20 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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Swindon Town6222668

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Swindon Town only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Vale Park will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Port Vale 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Swindon Town Not won in previous 3 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.