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Burton Albion visit Vale Park on Tuesday for the League One game with hosts Port Vale.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Port Vale v Burton Albion, scroll down including the latest game odds.
Port Vale will be looking for a repeat result of the 1-0 League One triumph against Northampton Town.
The only name on the scoresheet from Port Vale was Ben Garrity (84').
Their more recent scorelines highlight the fact that it has been a great time for the Port Vale rearguard. Port Vale have been miserly, with the tally of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their past six matches standing at 3. Despite that, it remains to be seen whether such a trend will be maintained here in this match.
Coming into this clash, Port Vale have not been beaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Since a loss in their previous game against Barnsley in League One action, Burton Albion will be hoping to turn things around here.
Devante Cole (21', 68') scored for Barnsley.
The forward players for Burton Albion have had real problems scoring goals over their last 6 encounters, contributing the poor return of just 2. In those fixtures, The Brewers have also seen the overall goal tally of their opponents equal 9.
Taking a look at their past results, Burton Albion:
- have not been beaten by Port Vale in away games against them for the last 2 matches in the league.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 4 league games.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head to head clashes going back to 24/10/2015 tells us that Port Vale have won 2 of them and Burton Albion 4, with the tally of drawn results being 0.
An aggregate of 17 goals were produced between them in this period, with 6 for The Valiants and 11 belonging to The Brewers. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.83.
The previous league clash featuring the two was League One match day 37 on 18/03/2023 when the final score was Port Vale 2-3 Burton Albion.
The match was refereed by Sam Allison.
Team News: Port Vale
The Port Vale manager Andy Crosby will be grateful not to have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this match owing to a fully injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Burton Albion
Thanks to a fully healthy group available to select from, the Burton Albion manager Dino Maamria doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
We feel that in this game, Burton Albion should be able to find the back of the net against this Port Vale lineup, but that realistically won’t be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re tipping a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for Port Vale after 90 minutes. It’s a very tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Vale Park (15,036)
Captain: Nathan Smith
Chairman: Carol Shanahan
Manager: Andy Crosby
Competitions: League One position 4, EFL Cup (Third Round), EFL Trophy (Group B - North)
⭐ Star Player: James Wilson
Typically taking to the field in the Striker position, James Wilson was born in Biddulph, England. Having played his first senior match for Manchester United in the 2013 - 2014 season, the gifted Forward has scored a sum of 2 league goals in the League One 2023 - 2024 season to date from a total of 4 appearances.