FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers 24 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 23rd March 2012
The game between Bolton Wanderers and Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League on 24th March 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers fixture
Blackburn Rovers face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 40 and win only 19 of the 79 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Reebok Stadium was just last season, in December 2010, the Trotters carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2008/2009||Wed 28 Jan||Blackburn R.||2 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Oct||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 0||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 lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Trotters in those games, with 5 conceded.
Blackburn Rovers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 8 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bolton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 23 points from their 28 games thus far.
Blackburn Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 28 points from 29 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Rovers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Bolton Wanderers. Away win
|Bolton Wanderers||Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Blackburn Rovers||4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.
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