FM Preview: Port Vale v AFC Wimbledon 05 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Port Vale v AFC Wimbledon fixture

AFC Wimbledon face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Tuesday evening, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Dons won the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Port Vale and AFC Wimbledon at Vale Park was just last season, in January 2012, with AFC Wimbledon inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Valiants in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Thu 24 Jan AFC Wimbledon 2 - 2 Port Vale League Two
2011/2012 Sat 14 Jan Port Vale 1-2 AFC Wimbledon League Two
2011/2012 Sat 03 Sep AFC Wimbledon 3 - 2 Port Vale League Two

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

Recent respective form guides

Port Vale have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Valiants in those games, with 6 conceded.

The Dons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Dons's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Port Vale are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 29 games giving them a return of 56 points.

AFC Wimbledon find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 28 games have yielded only 28 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Port Vale 6 4 1 1 14 7 13
AFC Wimbledon 6 2 3 1 9 10 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Valiants. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Port Vale 7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
AFC Wimbledon Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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