Brighton & HA are ready to welcome Port Vale to Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 24 games played, Seagulls have recorded 12 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 4 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Withdean Stadium was more than three years back, in December 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Port Vale||2 - 1||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||Port Vale||1 - 1||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Fri 12 Dec||Brighton & HA||1-1||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Apr||Port Vale||0 - 1||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 10 Nov||Brighton & HA||1 - 0||Port Vale||LGE1|
|1993/1994||Sat 07 May||Brighton & HA||1 - 3||Port Vale||LGE1|
|1993/1994||Sat 27 Nov||Port Vale||4 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Brighton & Hove Albion have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The away form of Port Vale is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Valiants have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Brighton & HA find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 28 matches. Port Vale see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 36 points from their 28 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Brighton & HA||6||1||0||5||2||9||3|
FootyMad's prediction ...
None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Seagulls. Score draw
|Brighton & HA||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Port Vale||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.