FM Preview: Barnet v Port Vale 07 May 2011

Last updated : 06 May 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Barnet v Port Vale fixture

Barnet prepare to entertain Port Vale at Underhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. There have only been 1 against the opposition from the 3 matches played by the Bees.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Underhill Stadium was just last season, in November 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 25 Jan Port Vale 0 - 0 Barnet League Two
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Port Vale 0 - 2 Barnet League Two
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Barnet 0-0 Port Vale League Two
2008/2009 Sat 02 May Barnet 1 - 2 Port Vale League Two
2008/2009 Tue 25 Nov Port Vale 0 - 0 Barnet League Two
1993/1994 Sat 11 Dec Barnet 2 - 3 Port Vale League Division Two
1993/1994 Sat 21 Aug Port Vale 6 - 0 Barnet League Division Two

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

Recent respective form guides

Barnet are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

Port Vale have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Valiants have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Barnet are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League Two with a return of just 45 points from their 45 games thus far.

Port Vale lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League Two, picking up 65 from their 45 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barnet 6 3 1 2 13 11 10
Port Vale 6 1 2 3 9 8 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Barnet at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Bees will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barnet Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Port Vale Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here