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 63 games played, Gunners have recorded 15 wins, and Bolton Wdrs. have come away with 30 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the The Trotters in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Arsenal||2 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Apr||Arsenal||2 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Wed 14 Feb||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 3||Arsenal||FAC|
|2006/2007||Sun 28 Jan||Arsenal||1 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||FAC|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||3 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Feb||Arsenal||1 - 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. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Trotters in those games, with 6 conceded.
The Gunners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Gunners pummel 14 goals, and let in 4.
Bolton Wdrs. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 4 points from their 4 games played so far, Arsenal sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 9 points from their 4 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Arsenal are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Bolton Wdrs.. Away win
|Bolton Wdrs.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Arsenal||5 games since last defeat.|