FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 18 January 2008 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 at tea-time on Saturday, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 36 wins out of 55 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was just last season, in October 2006, with Bolton Wdrs. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Magpies in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 11 AugBolton Wdrs.1 - 3Newcastle Utd.PREM
2006/2007Tue 26 DecBolton Wdrs.2 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sun 15 OctNewcastle Utd.1-2Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2005/2006Sat 04 MarNewcastle Utd.3 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Magpies's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Bolton Wdrs. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Trotters have hit 6 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 26 points from their 22 games played so far, Bolton Wdrs. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 22 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.61145124
Bolton Wdrs.6204686

FootyMad's prediction ...

Newcastle Utd. are not exactly setting the world alight at St. James' Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Bolton Wdrs. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. No sequences of note
Bolton Wdrs. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.