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Port Vale vs Derby prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 28th November 2023
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK, 20:45 CET
Venue: Vale Park

Port Vale will face Derby in a massive game from the 20th round in League One.

Port Vale vs Derby Predictions and Top Betting Tips

Based on the performances of the two teams, Port Vale vs Derby should be a pre-decided contest. Here are our predictions.

Total Goals Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals

This will be an interesting game and it is not guaranteed that we will see goals. However, Derby County have to win this game and their current form is spectacular. They scored 2+ goals in four of their last five games in all competitions. Port Vale have been struggling this season but they often score goals at home.

Match Result Prediction: Derby to Win

This will not be an easy match for Derby but they have to win it. Port Vale have not been good enough and have not won in over five games in the league. This is the perfect opportunity for Derby to get back to the winning ways on the road after failing to win in the last three games.

Correct Score Prediction: 2-1 to Derby

One way or another, we expect this to be a close and competitive match despite the difference in class right now. We do not expect Derby to be extra effective here and they rarely score more than two goals on the road. When we compare the Port Vale vs Derby line ups, we think that the visitors have a solid advantage in strength.

Port Vale vs Derby Team Previews

Port Vale Preview

Port Vale were one of the most impressive teams at home at the start of the season and had three wins in a row. That quickly changed and the team is now on a streak of four defeats at home. Their attack has simply not been scoring goals and they have the third-weakest attack in the league right now.

Derby Preview

Derby have been spectacular lately after the bad start and the recent four wins in five games put them in the Top 6 teams. Their attack is brilliant and they have the best defense in the league right now. Their goal difference is 30:16 in 17 fixtures to date. They should have the advantage in this match.

FAQs regarding Port Vale vs Derby

Port Vale vs Derby

In which places are the two teams right now?

There is an 11-point difference between the two teams right now. Port Vale are 19th with 19 points while Derby are 6th with 30.

Which team is the favorite to win this game?

Derby have a solid advantage in odds ahead of this fixture.

Which team won the previous Port Vale vs Derby game?

The teams last met in January and Derby won 2-1 on the road.


Vladislav has been professionally engaged in freelance journalism for six years, during which time he worked for several foreign publications in the sports field. A football and martial arts fanatic, he spent years training before turning to sports journalism.

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