FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 28 March 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 62 games played, Gunners have recorded 14 wins, and Bolton Wdrs. have come away with 30 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in an F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 20 OctArsenal2 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2006/2007Sat 14 AprArsenal2 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2006/2007Wed 14 FebBolton Wdrs.1 - 3ArsenalFAC
2006/2007Sun 28 JanArsenal1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.FAC
2006/2007Sat 25 NovBolton Wdrs.3 - 1ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Sat 11 FebArsenal1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2005/2006Sat 28 JanBolton Wdrs.1 - 0ArsenalFAC

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Arsenal's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Gunners's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Bolton Wdrs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 26 points from their 31 games thus far. Arsenal sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 67 points from their 31 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Gunners of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Reebok Stadium with Arsenal coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Arsenal Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.