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Cheltenham vs. Port Vale Prediction, Tips & Stats

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          Cheltenham vs. Port Vale Betting Tip

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          Match Result

          Cheltenham Town

          Lincoln City


          20%

          Che

          10%

          draw

          60%

          Lin

          Results display the percentage of matches that have been Won or Drawn in the last 5 matches in all major Competitions and International Friendlies

          Both Teams To Score

          Cheltenham Town

          Lincoln City


          80%

          Che

          70%

          combined

          60%

          Lin

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          Over 2.5 Goals

          Cheltenham Town

          Lincoln City


          80%

          Che

          60%

          combined

          40%

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          Cheltenham vs. Port Vale Prediction, Tips & Stats

          The stakes are high as Cheltenham Town welcomes Port Vale to the Completely-Suzuki Stadium for a pivotal League One clash between two relegation contenders this weekend. With both teams embroiled in the throes of a relegation battle, the encounter promises to be a tense and hard-fought affair as they vie for crucial points to bolster their survival bids.

          For Cheltenham Town, the season has been a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows, marked by a stirring resurgence following a dismal start. Positioned precariously in 22nd place, just above the relegation zone, the Robins have endured a tumultuous campaign characterized by a sluggish start and a subsequent revival.

          Entering the season as relegation favourites, Cheltenham's fortunes hit rock bottom with a woeful run of form that yielded just one point from their first eight league games, a period in which they failed to find the back of the net. However, a remarkable turnaround in recent months has seen them claw their way back into contention, with back-to-back victories over playoff contenders Blackpool and Cambridge United injecting renewed hope into their survival aspirations.

          Under the stewardship of manager Darrell Clarke, who assumed the reins following Wade Elliott's dismissal after the club's abysmal start, Cheltenham has displayed commendable resilience and resolve. Attacking midfielder Liam Sercombe has emerged as a talismanic figure, leading the charge with seven goals, while young forward Will Goodwin has contributed six goals to bolster the Robins' offensive arsenal.

          In contrast, Port Vale find themselves mired in the relegation scrap, languishing in 21st place and teetering on the brink of the drop zone. Enduring a torrid season marred by injuries and personnel changes, the Valiants have struggled to find consistency and stability under former manager Andy Crosby, who was recently dismissed to make way for the appointment of Darren Moore.

          Moore, a seasoned campaigner with a proven track record of success, assumes control of Port Vale amidst heightened expectations and sincere hopes of engineering an escape from relegation. Having guided Sheffield Wednesday to promotion from League One to the Championship last season, Moore's managerial acumen and tactical nous are viewed as prospective catalysts for Port Vale's revival.

          However, defensive frailties have plagued Port Vale's campaign, with the team conceding 45 goals and struggling to stem the tide of opposition attacks. Going forward, they've fared only marginally better, tallying just 30 goals, highlighting the need for greater potency and precision in the final third.

          In what promises to be a tense and evenly contested affair, we think a hard-fought draw with both teams sharing the spoils. While Cheltenham's recent resurgence instils optimism, Port Vale's managerial change could spark a newfound sense of urgency and determination, ensuring a closely fought battle.

          For our Cheltenham vs. Port Vale prediction, we're going for a 1-1 draw.

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          Cheltenham Team News

          Liam Sercombe will likely come straight back into the starting XI after being dropped to the bench for the game against Blackpool last time out.

          Rob Street remains a long-term absentee for the Robins, who come into this one with no fresh injury worries. The return of Sercombe aside, expect very few changes to the starting XI from manager Darrell Clarke after an impressive win in midweek.

          Port Vale Team News

          Ben Garrity and Uche Ikpeazu are both out injured for the home side while Mitch Clark and Manchester United loanee Dan Gore are both doubtful.

          Ryan Loft is expected to return for this game after missing the draw with Stevenage, and Darren Moore could bring him straight into the starting XI at the expense of James Wilson.

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