Mansfield vs Port Vale
England – League Two Playoff
Date: Saturday, 28 May 2022
Kick-off at 16:00 UK/ 17:00 CET
Venue: Wembley Stadium.
Both these teams are just 90 minutes away from securing promotion to the upper division and after having come all this way, they are not just ready to return empty-handed.
Mansfield are on a good stretch of performances lately and are also finding the back of the net an impressive rate. Meanwhile Port Vale showed nerves of steel in order to make it to the final of the playoffs. They had to secure a ticket via penalties into the semi-final.
Going on, goals have also come in plenty whenever these two teams have locked horns with each other in the past. For the reasons, expect a high-scoring affair this weekend as either squad will give their best on the pitch to make it to the League One.
Mansfield vs Port Vale Head-to-head (h2h)
- 7 of the last 8 encounters had 3 or more goals.
- 6 of the past 8 meetings had goals from both teams.
- It’s been 19 years since Port Vale have kept a clean sheet against this opponent.
- However, the latest clash between the two had finished in a 3-1 win for them.
Mansfield vs Port Vale Prediction & Analysis
Mansfield are on a 6-game unbeaten run and 4 of these were wins. Do also note that they had scored 2 or more goals in 5 of these matches.
It also deserves to be mentioned that they had recorded wins in both legs of the semi-final.
On the other hand, Port Vale were trailing by 2 goals with just 7 minutes remaining in the first leg of the semi-final. But they managed to overturn the deficit and then held their cool through the penalty shootout in the second leg as well.
They surely are going to create problems for Mansfield this weekend in the playoff final. By all means expect goals to come from either end of the pitch.
Key Stats for Betting
- Both squads had scored the same number of goals during the regular season. 67 goals each from their respective 46 fixtures.
Tips for Mansfield vs Port Vale
Both Teams to Score @ 1.90 (9/10)
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 2.25 (5/4).