Port Vale vs Crewe prediction, odds & betting tips 29/08/2023

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Port Vale - Crewe

England EFL Cup - Vale Park

8th Round

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

This article will focus on the Port Vale vs Crewe betting tips for the game on August 29th. Vale Park is the location for the first meeting between the two clubs since 2019.

Port Vale vs Crewe Prediction & Free Betting Tips

After facing multiple early exits in the league cup over the last few years, Port Vale and Crewe face each other after a four-year absence.

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Port Vale to win

  • Port Vale have been doing very well in the League Cup with four wins in the last five
  • Crewe have managed just one win in the last four
  • Port Vale have suffered just one home defeat in the last five

Total goals over 2.5

  • Port Vale’s success in the early League One campaign is down to goals with 12 in the last five
  • Crewe Alexandra have scored in four of the last five
  • There have been over 2.5 goals in three of the last four games for Crewe

Port Vale vs Crewe Odds, H2H Stats, and Recent Form

Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

Head to Head

29/08/23

England EFL Cup EFL Cup

Port Vale

Port Vale

Crewe

Crewe

0

0

02/11/19

England League 2 England

Crewe

Crewe

Port Vale

Port Vale

0

1

06/04/19

England League 2 England

Port Vale

Port Vale

Crewe

Crewe

1

0

22/09/18

England League 2 England

Crewe

Crewe

Port Vale

Port Vale

0

1

02/04/18

England League 2 England

Crewe

Crewe

Port Vale

Port Vale

2

2

Last Five - Port Vale

10/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Leek Town

Leek Town

Port Vale

Port Vale

1

0

L

10/07/24

UK Friendlies UK

Leek Town

Leek Town

Port Vale

Port Vale

1

0

L

06/07/24

UK Friendlies UK

Kidsgrove Ath

Kidsgrove Ath

Port Vale

Port Vale

0

1

W

05/07/24

UK Friendlies UK

Newcastle Town

Newcastle Town

Port Vale

Port Vale

1

3

W

27/04/24

England League 1 League 1

Cambridge Utd

Cambridge Utd

Port Vale

Port Vale

0

0

D

Last Five - Crewe

16/07/24

Club Friendly List Club

Stafford Rangers

Stafford Rangers

Crewe

Crewe

1

4

W

13/07/24

Club Friendly List Club

Newcastle Town

Newcastle Town

Crewe

Crewe

0

5

W

19/05/24

England League 2 England

Crawley Town

Crawley Town

Crewe

Crewe

2

0

L

10/05/24

England League 2 England

Doncaster

Doncaster

Crewe

Crewe

0

2

W

06/05/24

England League 2 England

Doncaster

Doncaster

Crewe

Crewe

2

0

L

These may be some of the best stats regarding the upcoming match between Port Vale and Crewe. Now, let us take a look at the odds and probabilities for the game.

Port Vale odds: 19/25 (1.76) – 56.8%

Draw odds: 49/20 (3.45) – 29%

Crewe odds: 33/10 (4.30) – 23.3%

Port Vale are the expected winner of this game with a probability of 56.8%. A win for Port Vale is a good choice for this match at 19/25 (1.76) – 56.8%. Another option to consider for this match would be over 2.5 goals, which is given a price of 7/10 (1.70) – 58.8%.

Port Vale vs Crewe Prediction: Team News, Line-Ups, & Form

Port Vale:

Port Vale are likely to take the upcoming match seriously after the team has been knocked out in the first round for the last two seasons. In fact, Port Vale have struggled in the League Cup over the last decade with only one appearance in the second round since 2016-17. Manager Andy Crosby comes into the game with no injury worries.

Predicted Line-Up:

Connor Ripley, Lewis Cass, Nathan Smith, Alex Iacovitti, Mitchell Clark, James Plant, Ollie Arblaster, Funso Ojo, Gavin Massey, Ethan Chislett, James Wilson

Crewe:

Crewe Alexandra have had two second-round exits in the last four seasons. The club has not made it beyond the second round since the 2008-09 season when they were knocked out by Liverpool. The League Two outfit have been struggling for form in recent weeks. Manager Lee Bell has no injury concerns in the game.

Predicted Line-Up:

Jokull Andresson, Sam Lavelle, Paul Huntington, Jon Mellish, Fin Back, Jack Armer, Alfie McCalmont, Callum Guy, Owen Moxon, Sean Maguire, Luke Plange

Player to Watch: James Wilson

James Wilson has been the player firing on all cylinders for Port Vale. He has come up goals in back-to-back matches including the only effort against Carlisle United in the weekend. Wilson is likely to retain his place as Port Vale look to reach the third round.

Starting Port Vale vs Crewe Lineups:

Starting lineups are usually released 60 minutes before kick-off.

Port Vale vs Crewe prediction


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