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Cheltenham vs Port Vale prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 17 February 2024

Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET

Venue: Completely-Suzuki Stadium

The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.

​Cheltenham vs Port Vale: Top free betting tips

Who can resurrect survival hopes? Our Cheltenham vs Port Vale prediction is for a close and open clash between two desperate sides. 

This a clash between two teams inside the relegation zone and split by just 2 points in the standings. The implications could be huge for the side that manages to win the coming game and a charged battle is likely. 

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Total goals prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Our first Cheltenham vs Port Vale prediction is for at least 3 total goals. There were 3 or more goals scored in 4 of the last 6 H2Hs. Also, 6 of Port Vale’s last 8 matches went over 2.5 goals. 

​​​Correct outcome prediction: Draw

Our next Cheltenham vs Port Vale prediction is that the spoils will be shared in this must-win match for both teams. In 2 of the last 3 H2Hs and 3 of the last 6, there was no winner. Also, the Valiants have 7 league draws so far, with 5 of those registered in away matches. 

​​​Correct score prediction: 2-2 draw

Our final Cheltenham vs Port Vale prediction is for an open game that could easily finish 2-2. This was the exact result in 1 of the last 3 H2Hs, with 2 of those 3 clashes ending in draws. 

Also, Port Vale’s latest game finished 2-2 and so did 1 of the last 4 away matches for the Valiants. 

​​How far will Port Vale’s fans travel to Cheltenham

The driving distance between Stoke-on-Trent and Cheltenham is only 89 miles (143km). The road network is not great and still, it shouldn’t take more than 1 hour and 55 minutes to make this journey in one direction. 

Considering the magnitude of this fixture and the short distance to cover we can see many Port Vale fans option to take their cars or hop on the train this Saturday. 

​Cheltenham vs Port Vale: Tickets 

The price of the tickets for home fans varies between £18.00 and £26.00 for adults but the Robins are having a ‘kid-for-a-quid’ campaign ongoing right now and all children under 14 can enter for £1.00 as long as they are accompanied by an adult.  

This generous offer is extended to travelling supporters too. Port Vale’s fans who are not aged under 14 have to pay £18.00 for standing and £23.00 for a seat to attend this match. 

Our understanding is that on Friday all standing tickets allocated to the away fans have been sold.

​​​FAQs: Cheltenham vs Port Vale

  • Who is Port Vale’s top goalscorer? Ben Garrity has 9 league goals for the Valiants. 
  • What was the result the last time the sides met? Back in October, Cheltenham secured a 2-1 away win vs Port Vale. 
  • How many wins there have been for the Valiants in the last 4 meetings between the teams? None, D2 L2.

Iskra Zecheva

For over 16 years now, Iskra had been a freelance sports writer. Football and scouting, being among the main fields of her expertise. She has dined with kings, queens and some of the most famous sports figures of the past and the present. Iskra is also a member of the largest independent union of investigative journalists. She has minority ownership at several sports clubs and knows first-hand the pains of supporting a 'small-scale' football club.

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