FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 03 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain Bolton Wanderers at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 35 wins out of 53 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was just last season, in February 2005, the Magpies carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Wed 24 AugBolton Wdrs.2 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sun 27 FebNewcastle Utd.2-1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2004/2005Sun 31 OctBolton Wdrs.2 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sun 28 MarBolton Wdrs.1 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 20 SepNewcastle Utd.0 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2002/2003Wed 22 JanNewcastle Utd.1 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2002/2003Thu 26 DecBolton Wdrs.4 - 3Newcastle Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Magpies score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 1.

Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The The Trotters's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 36 points from their 27 games played so far, Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 42 points they have accumulated from 25 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.64117413
Bolton Wdrs.6141557

FootyMad's prediction ...

Newcastle Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Bolton Wdrs., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Magpies. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Bolton Wdrs. Not won in previous 4 away matches.