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Carlisle face Port Vale in the first of twelve matches from round 31 in the English League Two. A fixture between two completely different teams with opposite ambitions this season – which one will claim the three points?
Carlisle vs Port Vale: Top Free Betting Tips
Port Vale seem to be getting closer to their old form but they desperately need more points to get back to the top positions in the league. This fixture against Carlisle is the perfect opportunity for three points.
Total Goals – Under 2.5
Carlisle are one of the weakest sides in the league but their home performances have not been as bad as it looks. Especially when we look at the over/under results for their home games – they have had 2/12 with under 3 goals. The team scored the lowest number of goals at home and also conceded among the lowest. Overall, they are the perfect team for an under 2.5 bet and especially against a team like Port Vale, who are a little bit out of form currently.
Double Chance – Draw or Port Vale
Port Vale have not been performing as good as before but they remain the much stronger team here. We honeslty expect a draw in this fixture but we also believe that if Port Vale perform a little bit better, they could easily find the way to the three points. Therefore, we pick the double chance option, which is the safest bet for this game. Carlisle did not lose too many home games this season but they also won only against really weak opponents. In 7 other cases, they got a draw.
Alternative Corners – Over 8
We are going for a safer line here although the stats of both teams suggest we can expect at least 10 corners without issues. Despite their bad season overall, Carlisle have taken a large number of corners – about 4.96 on average per match. At the same time, they took an average of 5.36 in their home games alone. Port Vale's stats are similar – 5.00 corners per game overall and 5.50 on average in away games.
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FAQs regarding Carlisle vs Port Vale
• In which places are Carlisle and Port Vale currently?
Port Vale spent most of the season among the top teams in the league but their recent losing streak pushed them back below the promotion zone – 9th with 40 points. Carlisle, in turn, are right above the relegation zone at 22nd place with 27 points.
• How many goals have Carlisle scored to date?
Carlisle are the lowest-scoring team in the league this season. They scored just 20 goals in 28 fixtures.
• How many goals did Port Vale score this season?
While Carlisle have been underperforming, Port Vale are among the highest-scoring teams or at least were until recently – 38 goals in 26 fixtures.