Arsenal face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 64 games played, Gunners have recorded 16 wins, and Bolton Wdrs. have come away with 30 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 10 Jan||Arsenal||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Bolton Wanderers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The Gunners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Gunners's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Bolton Wdrs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 18 points from their 18 games thus far. Arsenal's total of 42 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Arsenal are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Bolton Wdrs.||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Arsenal||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
8 games since last defeat.