FM Preview: Exeter City v Port Vale 06 Oct 2012

Last updated : 05 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Exeter City v Port Vale fixture

Exeter City are ready to welcome Port Vale to St. James Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, Grecians have recorded 11 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 6 victories.

The previous match played between the two at St. James Park was more than three years back, in March 2009, the Grecians carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Tue 31 Mar Exeter City 1-0 Port Vale League Two
2008/2009 Tue 21 Oct Port Vale 1 - 3 Exeter City League Two
1993/1994 Sat 30 Apr Port Vale 3 - 0 Exeter City League Division Two
1993/1994 Sat 20 Nov Exeter City 1 - 1 Port Vale League Division Two
1992/1993 Tue 04 May Exeter City 1 - 1 Port Vale League Division Two
1992/1993 Wed 21 Apr Exeter City 1 - 1 Port Vale (Associate Members)
1992/1993 Tue 16 Mar Port Vale 2 - 1 Exeter City (Associate Members)

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Recent respective form guides

Exeter City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Port Vale however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Valiants's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Exeter City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 19 points from 10 games.

Port Vale are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 20 points from their 10 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Exeter City 6 3 1 2 12 10 10
Port Vale 6 4 1 1 16 8 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Exeter City's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Port Vale. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Exeter City Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Port Vale 4 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.

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