FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 10 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Blackburn R. face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Sunday 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 39 and win only 16 of the 73 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2004, with Blackburn R. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Trotters in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Mon 24 JanBlackburn R.0 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2004/2005Tue 28 DecBolton Wdrs.0 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2003/2004Sat 10 JanBlackburn R.3 - 4Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2003/2004Sat 23 AugBolton Wdrs.2 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2002/2003Mon 21 AprBlackburn R.0 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2002/2003Sat 07 DecBolton Wdrs.1 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2001/2002Sat 02 MarBolton Wdrs.1 - 1Blackburn R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Blackburn R. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Rovers have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 7 points they have accumulated from 4 games. Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 4 points from their 4 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.632110711
Blackburn R.6123485

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Blackburn R. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.