FM Preview: Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers 26 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th February 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Newcastle United and Bolton Wanderers at 15:00 on Saturday, 26th February 2011 in the Premier League.
Newcastle Utd. are ready to welcome Bolton Wanderers to St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, having won 37 and lost only 13 of the 57 games.
The previous match played between the two at St. James' Park was within the last three years, in August 2008, the Magpies carving out a narrow 1-0 victory 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:|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||5 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 01 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||1-0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 11 Aug||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 3||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Tue 26 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 15 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 10 conceded.
The away form of Bolton Wdrs. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. The Trotters have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Newcastle Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 35 points from their 27 games so far. Bolton Wdrs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 36 from their 27 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Magpies. Score draw
|Newcastle Utd.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Bolton Wdrs.||9 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.