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:|
|2007/2008||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|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|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|
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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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
|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.