FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 03 April 2009 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 55 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 22 NovMiddlesbrough1 - 3Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2007/2008Sat 19 AprMiddlesbrough0 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2007/2008Sun 11 NovBolton Wdrs.0 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2006/2007Sat 20 JanMiddlesbrough5 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2006/2007Sat 16 SepBolton Wdrs.0 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2005/2006Wed 03 MayBolton Wdrs.1 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2005/2006Sun 26 MarMiddlesbrough4 - 3Bolton Wdrs.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Trotters's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Boro have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Bolton Wdrs. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 34 points from their 30 games played so far, Middlesbrough are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 27 points from their 30 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.62135107

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Trotters, as the Boro have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. 12 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Middlesbrough Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.