Harrogate vs Port Vale Predictions & Match Preview

Harrogate vs Port Vale English League Two Predictions by LeagueLane

Harrogate vs Port Vale 
England – League Two 
Date: Saturday, 1 January 2021 
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET 
Venue: EnviroVent Stadium. 

Port Vale have been a bit inconsistent lately, but they have managed to stay in the run for a top-tier finish. As of now, they are placed fifth in the table, and since the fourth-placed Sutton have a tough game coming up, they have an opportunity to climb up the table. 

Meanwhile, Harrogate have been on a dismal streak, and are conceding goals in alarming numbers. They also have a poor h2h record against this foe over the years. 

By the looks of things, expect a win for Port Vale this weekend at the EnviroVent Stadium. 

Harrogate vs Port Vale Head-to-head (h2h) 

  • Port Vale have a 100% unbeaten record against this foe this past decade. 
  • In fact, barring a single draw, it would be a 100% winning record. 
  • They had scored two or more goals in all but one clash. 
  • They had kept clean sheets in 100% of these meetings. 

Harrogate vs Port Vale Prediction & Analysis 

Harrogate are on a long losing streak in the league, and they have had issues with their defense right from the start of the season. In fact, they have a single clean sheet in league games at this venue since March. 

On the other hand, Port Vale had won three of their past five fixtures, and they had remained unbeaten in 16 of their last 20 matches. In the process, they had gone on separate four-fixture, and five-game winning streaks. 

Finally, they also have a great h2h record against this rival over the past seasons. 

As such, expect a win for Port Vale this weekend against Harrogate. 

Key Stats for Betting 

  • Vale are placed fifth in the table, and only two other squads have scored more goals than them in the league. One of them being toppers Forest Green. 
  • Meanwhile, Harrogate are the only team in the whole competition to have lost the last three fixtures on the trot.  
  • They had also lost their last four league matches at this venue. 

Tips for Harrogate vs Port Vale 

  • Port Vale to Win @ 1.90 (9/10) 
  • Over 1.5 Team Goals by Port Vale @ 2.20 (6/5).