FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 15 September 2006 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 Saturday afternoon, 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 53 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Wed 03 MayBolton Wdrs.1 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2005/2006Sun 26 MarMiddlesbrough4 - 3Bolton Wdrs.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Trotters in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Bolton Wdrs., Middlesbrough are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Boro have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 7 points they have accumulated from 4 games. Middlesbrough see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 4 points from their 4 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.63216411

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. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Middlesbrough Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.