Sheffield Wednesday is going head-to-head with Port Vale starting on 29 Dec 2022 at 19:45 UTC . The match is a part of the League One. Sheffield Wednesday played against Port Vale in 1 matches this season. Currently, Sheffield Wednesday rank 3rd, while Port Vale hold 9th position.
Sheffield Wednesday will be looking to build on an impressive win over Fleetwood Town last time out as Darren Moore’s men look to reignite their hopes of winning League One before the end of 2022 with a meeting against Port Vale at Hillsborough.
Wednesday beat Fleetwood 2-1 last time out, as George Byers netted another goal. Marvin Johnson was the difference in the end with a goal in the 73rd minute to win the match for the Owls. Moore’s men are now sitting third in the table still and behind Ipswich Town in second by just two points. They are also only four behind Plymouth Argyle in first place, as all three in the top three have lost three games.
Wednesday have the best defensive record, however, letting in just 18 goals. As for Vale, Gavin Massey netted another goal in the 1-0 win over Morecambe on Boxing Day to throw them further into the top half of the table. The club are now in ninth and level on points with Peterborough United and three behind the playoff spots.
We say: Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Port Vale
Port Vale travel to Hillsborough with confidence from their recent form, but we see the Owls being too strong, particularly on home turf, and back Moore’s men to triumph again.
Teams Sheffield Wednesday Port Vale played so far 8 matches.
Sheffield Wednesday won 4 direct matches. Port Vale won 4 matches. 0 matches ended in a draw. On average in direct matches both teams scored a 2.50 goals per Match.
Sheffield Wednesday in actual season average scored 1.58 goals per match. In 15 (83.33%) matches played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 9 (50.00%) matches in season 2022 played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals
Sheffield Wednesday is going head to head with Port Vale starting on 29 Dec 2022 at 19:45 UTC .
Sheffield Wednesday is going head-to-head with Port Vale starting on 29 Dec 2022.
Sheffield Wednesday welcomed key midfielders Barry Bannan and George Byers back to action on Boxing Day after injury troubles, and both should again start in the engine room on Thursday with the former donning the captain’s armband.
Defender Dominic Iorfa could remain out of action alongside Ben Heneghan, though, meaning Liam Palmer should again join Mark McGuinness and Reece James in a back three with Nottingham Forest loanee Alex Mighten taking up a wing-back role on the opposite flank to Marvin Johnson.
Lee Gregory was forced off in the Fleetwood contest with an injury concern of his own, and Josh Windass should join Michael Smith up front in his expected absence, although Callum Paterson is also vying for a starting berth.
Gavin Massey should again play in attack alongside Ellis Harrison after hitting the winning goal last time out, although James Wilson is also pushing to return to the starting XI after being reduced to a substitute appearance last time out.
Sheffield Wednesday:- Dawson; Palmer, McGuinness, James; Mighten, Bannan, Byers, Bakinson, Johnson; Windass, Smith
Port Vale:- Stevens; Jones, Smith, Cass; Robinson, Garrity, Conlon, Benning; Politic; Massey, Harrison
Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats, suggests the most likely outcome of this match is a Sheffield Wednesday win with a probability of 63.43%. A draw has a probability of 21.1% and a win for Port Vale has a probability of 15.45%.
The most likely scoreline for a Sheffield Wednesday win is 1-0 with a probability of 11.91%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome are 2-0 (11.64%) and 2-1 (9.82%). The likeliest drawn scoreline is 1-1 (10.04%), while for a Port Vale win it is 0-1 (5.14%).
Tip 1:- Result – Sheffield Wednesday
Tip 2:- Goals – Over/Under 2.5 Goals – Under 2.5
Tip 3: Sheffield to score first – Yes
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Sheffield Wednesday To Win This Match
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