FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers 05 Mar 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 4th March 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Bolton Wanderers and Blackburn Rovers at 20:00 on 5th March 2013 in the Championship.
History of the Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers fixture
Blackburn Rovers face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Burnden Way on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 38 and win only 17 of the 74 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Burnden Way was less than a year ago, in March 2012, the Trotters carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Wed 28 Nov||Blackburn R.||1 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||Championship|
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||2-1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Tue 20 Dec||Blackburn R.||1 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Apr||Blackburn R.||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 12 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 21 Feb||Blackburn R.||3 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 22 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 2||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Bolton Wanderers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Trotters in those games, with 7 conceded.
Blackburn Rovers have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Rovers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Bolton Wanderers's 48 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Blackburn Rovers's 45 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Blackburn Rovers have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Bolton Wanderers may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Bolton Wanderers||Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Blackburn Rovers||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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