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:|
|2005/2006||Wed 24 Aug||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 27 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||2-1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 31 Oct||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 28 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Wed 22 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Thu 26 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||4 - 3||Newcastle 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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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
|Newcastle Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Bolton Wdrs.||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|