Peterborough United will be bidding to end the four-game losing streak in the league this weekend when they host Port Vale at Weston Homes Stadium in the 10th match day of the campaign. Kickoffs on September 24 at 17:00 EAT.
Since claiming 15 points from a possible 18 available in their opening six League One fixtures, Peterborough has failed to pick up a single point in their last four games to sit in the 10th spot with 12 points. Coming into this game, Peterborough won lost five of their last six matches across all the competitions.
Peterborough United will aim for another win following 3-0 EFL Trophy victory over Tottenham Hotspur U21s in their most recent fixture. In that game, Peterborough United had 48 % possession, 22 shots with 12 of them on target and goals scored by Josh Knight (19′), Ricky-Jade Jones (32′) and Jack Marriott (51′). Tottenham Hotspur U21s got eight shots with none of them on target.
Port Vale on the other hand has experienced an inconsistent start to the new season, winning three, drawing three, and losing three of their first nine League One matches to sit in the 13th place with 12 points level with Saturday’s hosts. Coming into this game, Port Vale is unbeaten in five of their last six matches across all the competition.
Port Vale gets into this fixture after 0-4 EFL Trophy triumph over Shrewsbury Town in their most recent outing. In that game, Port Vale had 60% possession, 10 shots with nine of them on target and goals scored by Dennis Politic (15′, 56′, and 57’) and Brad Walker (74′). Shrewsbury Town got five shots with one of them on target.
Peterborough United vs. Port Vale head to head
Both sides claim five victories from the 13 head to head encounters between these two sides since 2003; while three matches ended in draws.
- Port Vale 0-3 Peterborough 04/02/17
- Peterborough 2-2 Port Vale 10/09/16
- Peterborough 2-3 Port Vale 12/03/16
- Port Vale 1-1 Peterborough 17/10/15
- Port Vale 2-1 Peterborough 17/01/15
- Peterborough 3-0 Tottenham
- Bolton 1-0 Peterborough
- Peterborough 0-1 Fleetwood
- Portsmouth 2-1 Peterborough
- Peterborough 1-2 Stevenage
- Shrewsbury 0-4 Port Vale
- Port Vale 2-1 Shrewsbury
- Barnsley 1-1 Port Vale
- Port Vale 2-2 Cheltenham
- Port Vale 1-0 Stockport
Peterborough United team news
Oliver Norburn and Harvey Cartwright will be unavailable for this game through injuries while Ronnie Edwards and Joe Taylor are away on international duties.
Port Vale team news
As for the visitors, Jamie Procter will be unavailable for this fixture’s selection as he recovers from surgery.
Prediction and odds
- Both teams to score
- Double Chance 1 or 2