FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 25 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bolton Wanderers v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium at lunchtime on Sunday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Cottagers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 19 and win only 7 of the 35 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2005, with Bolton Wdrs. running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sun 27 NovFulham2 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2004/2005Sat 09 AprBolton Wdrs.3 - 1FulhamPREM
2004/2005Sat 19 FebBolton Wdrs.1 - 0FulhamFAC
2004/2005Sat 21 AugFulham2 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2003/2004Sat 15 MayBolton Wdrs.0 - 2FulhamPREM
2003/2004Sat 06 DecFulham2 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2002/2003Sat 11 JanBolton Wdrs.0 - 0FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. These games have seen the The Trotters score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.

The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Cottagers have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bolton Wdrs.'s 39 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Fulham find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 26 matches.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Trotters, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Fulham Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 13 away matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.