FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 27 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bolton Wanderers v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Boro will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 33 and win only 6 of the 52 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 12 FebBolton Wdrs.0 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2004/2005Sun 07 NovMiddlesbrough1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2003/2004Sat 03 AprMiddlesbrough2 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2003/2004Sun 29 FebMiddlesbrough2 - 1Bolton Wdrs.LGEC
2003/2004Sat 13 SepBolton Wdrs.2 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2002/2003Sun 11 MayBolton Wdrs.2 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2002/2003Sat 05 OctMiddlesbrough2 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 8 goals have been scored by the The Trotters in those games, with 3 conceded.

In complete contrast to Bolton Wdrs., Middlesbrough are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Boro have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 31 points they have accumulated from 17 games. Middlesbrough see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 20 points from their 18 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.6231849

FootyMad's prediction ...

Boro are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Bolton Wdrs.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Middlesbrough Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.