FM Preview: Morecambe v Port Vale 14 Apr 2012

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Last updated : 13 April 2012

Footymad preview History of the Morecambe v Port Vale fixture

Morecambe prepare to entertain Port Vale at Westgate on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 5 games played, Shrimps have recorded 2 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 1 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Westgate was just last season, in December 2010, the Shrimps carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Port Vale 0 - 4 Morecambe League Two
2010/2011 Sat 30 Apr Port Vale 7 - 2 Morecambe League Two
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Morecambe 1-0 Port Vale League Two
2009/2010 Sat 27 Feb Morecambe 1 - 0 Port Vale League Two
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Port Vale 0 - 2 Morecambe League Two
2008/2009 Sat 31 Jan Morecambe 1 - 1 Port Vale League Two
2008/2009 Sat 25 Oct Port Vale 2 - 1 Morecambe League Two

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

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Port Vale's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Morecambe see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 54 points from their 42 games played so far,

Port Vale see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 52 points from their 41 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Morecambe 6 2 1 3 7 7 7
Port Vale 6 3 0 3 7 7 9

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Westgate for the Shrimps and the Madmen are unable to see past Port Vale claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Morecambe Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Port Vale 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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

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