FootyMAD's Port Vale match preview

Last updated : 30 November 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Port Vale fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Port Vale at Sincil Bank Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 38 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 19 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank Stadium was just last season, in November 2008, with Port Vale inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the The Red Imps in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Fri 20 FebPort Vale0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2008/2009Sat 01 NovLincoln City0-1Port ValeLGE2
2006/2007Sat 11 NovPort Vale2 - 1Lincoln CityFAC
2000/2001Tue 20 MarPort Vale0 - 0Lincoln CityASSM
2000/2001Tue 13 MarLincoln City0 - 2Port ValeASSM
1993/1994Tue 24 AugLincoln City0 - 0Port ValeLGEC
1993/1994Tue 17 AugPort Vale2 - 2Lincoln CityLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Red Imps have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

The away form of Port Vale however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.

Lincoln City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 18 matches. Port Vale see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 22 points from their 18 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City6222888
Port Vale6132676

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Sincil Bank Stadium for the The Red Imps and the Madmen are unable to see past Port Vale claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Port Vale Undefeated in last 6 away games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.