Brighton & HA face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Seagulls have recorded 5 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2006, the Valiants carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 27 Jan||Brighton & HA||0 - 0||Port Vale||LGE1|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Port Vale's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Valiants's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Brighton & HA's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Seagulls have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Port Vale are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 8 points from their 10 games thus far. Brighton & HA's 14 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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||2||2||2||5||4||8|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Seagulls out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Port Vale. Away win
|Port Vale||5 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Brighton & HA||5 games since last defeat.|