Arsenal face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 60 games played, Gunners have recorded 13 wins, and Bolton Wdrs. have come away with 29 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2006, the The Trotters carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Feb||Arsenal||1 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 28 Jan||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||Arsenal||FAC|
|2005/2006||Sat 03 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 1||Arsenal||FAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 15 Jan||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||Arsenal||2 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Mar||Arsenal||2 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Bolton Wanderers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
The Gunners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Gunners, and 3 goals against.
Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 21 points they have accumulated from 13 games. Arsenal sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 22 points from their 12 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Gunners's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Bolton Wdrs., believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Bolton Wdrs.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Arsenal||13 games since last away draw.|
5 games since last defeat.