FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 12 January 2008 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 17 of the 75 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2007, with Blackburn R. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Trotters in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 04 MarBolton Wdrs.1 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2006/2007Sun 22 OctBlackburn R.0 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2005/2006Sat 14 JanBlackburn R.0 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2005/2006Sun 11 SepBolton Wdrs.0 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The The Trotters have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

Blackburn R. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Rovers's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Bolton Wdrs. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 21 matches. Blackburn R.'s 33 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.62047106
Blackburn R.62138117

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Blackburn R. only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Reebok Stadium will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Blackburn R. Last drawn game 4 outings ago.