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Port Vale
League One | Gameweek 25
Dec 29, 2023 at 7.45pm UK
Vale Park
Blackpool

Port Vale
3 - 0
Blackpool

Garrity (39'), Wilson (57'), Smith (80')
Devine (55')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Morgan (18'), Connolly (31')

The Match

Preview

Sports Mole previews Friday's League One clash between Port Vale and Blackpool, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Port Vale 2-3 Barnsley
Tuesday, December 26 at 3pm in League One

We said: Port Vale 1-2 Blackpool

While Blackpool have won just one of their last seven away league games, we think that their squad possesses the extra quality required to get the better of a team sitting in the bottom half of the table. Read more.

Data Analysis

Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Blackpool win with a probability of 45.33%. A win for Port Vale had a probability of 29.12% and a draw had a probability of 25.5%.

The most likely scoreline for a Blackpool win was 0-1 with a probability of 10.49%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 1-2 (9.16%) and 0-2 (7.91%). The likeliest Port Vale win was 1-0 (8.05%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (12.14%). The actual scoreline of 3-0 was predicted with a 1.8% likelihood.

Result
Port ValeDrawBlackpool
29.12% (-0.011000000000003 -0.01) 25.54% (-0.024000000000001 -0.02) 45.33% (0.032000000000004 0.03)
Both teams to score 53.4% (0.061 0.06)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
49.8% (0.084000000000003 0.08)50.2% (-0.085999999999999 -0.09)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
27.84% (0.074999999999999 0.07)72.16% (-0.076999999999998 -0.08)
Port Vale Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
68.56% (0.034000000000006 0.03)31.44% (-0.036000000000001 -0.04)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
32.18% (0.041000000000004 0.04)67.81% (-0.042000000000002 -0.04)
Blackpool Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
77.88% (0.051000000000002 0.05)22.12% (-0.052 -0.05)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
44.51% (0.076000000000001 0.08)55.49% (-0.078000000000003 -0.08)
Score Analysis
    Port Vale 29.12%
    Blackpool 45.33%
    Draw 25.54%
Port ValeDrawBlackpool
1-0 @ 8.05% (-0.020000000000001 -0.02)
2-1 @ 7.02%
2-0 @ 4.66% (-0.0069999999999997 -0.01)
3-1 @ 2.71% (0.0030000000000001 0)
3-2 @ 2.04% (0.0049999999999999 0)
3-0 @ 1.8% (-0.00099999999999989 -0)
Other @ 2.85%
Total : 29.12%
1-1 @ 12.14% (-0.0099999999999998 -0.01)
0-0 @ 6.95% (-0.025 -0.03)
2-2 @ 5.3% (0.008 0.01)
3-3 @ 1.03% (0.004 0)
Other @ 0.12%
Total : 25.54%
0-1 @ 10.49% (-0.02 -0.02)
1-2 @ 9.16% (0.004999999999999 0)
0-2 @ 7.91% (-0.0030000000000001 -0)
1-3 @ 4.61% (0.0099999999999998 0.01)
0-3 @ 3.98% (0.004 0)
2-3 @ 2.67% (0.008 0.01)
1-4 @ 1.74% (0.0069999999999999 0.01)
0-4 @ 1.5% (0.0039999999999998 0)
2-4 @ 1.01% (0.004 0)
Other @ 2.28%
Total : 45.33%

How you voted: Port Vale vs Blackpool

Port Vale
27.3%
Draw
9.1%
Blackpool
63.6%
11
Head to Head
Aug 15, 2023 7.45pm
Gameweek 3
Blackpool
0-0
Port Vale
Carey (24')
Jones (88')
Jan 9, 2016 3pm
Nov 24, 2015 7.45pm
Port Vale
2-0
Blackpool
Birchall (86'), Leitch-Smith (82')
McGivern (58')

Robertson (26'), McAlister (51'), Osayi-Samuel (67')
Oct 6, 2015 7.45pm
Second Round
Port Vale
1-2
Blackpool
Grant (52' pen.)
Dickinson (90')
Rivers (44'), Robertson (56')
Paterson (23'), Higham (27'), Robertson (52'), Herron (74'), Osayi-Samuel (91')
Jan 13, 2007 3pm
Blackpool
2-1
Port Vale
Fox (76'), Morrell (72')
Sodje (90' pen.)
rhs 2.0
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Tables header RHS
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CPortsmouth462813578413797
3Bolton WanderersBolton462512986513587
4Peterborough UnitedPeterborough462591289612884
5Oxford UnitedOxford Utd4622111379562377
6Barnsley4621131282641876
7Lincoln CityLincoln4620141265402574
8Blackpool4621101565481773
9Stevenage4619141357461171
10Wycombe WanderersWycombe461714156055565
11Leyton Orient461811175355-265
12Wigan AthleticWigan462010166356762
13Exeter CityExeter461710194661-1561
14Northampton TownNorthampton46179205766-960
15Bristol Rovers46169215268-1657
16Charlton AthleticCharlton461120156465-153
17Reading461611196870-253
18Cambridge UnitedCambridge461212223961-2248
19Shrewsbury TownShrewsbury46139243567-3248
20Burton Albion461210243967-2846
RCheltenham TownCheltenham46128264165-2444
RFleetwood TownFleetwood461013234972-2343
RPort Vale461011254174-3341
RCarlisle UnitedCarlisle4679304181-4030


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