FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal 01 Feb 2012

Last updated : 31 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal fixture

Bolton Wanderers prepare to entertain Arsenal at Reebok Stadium on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 66 games played, Trotters have recorded 31 wins, and Arsenal have come away with 17 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Reebok Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2011, the Trotters carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 25 Oct Arsenal 2 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. League Cup
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Arsenal 3 - 0 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 24 Apr Bolton Wdrs. 2-1 Arsenal Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 11 Sep Arsenal 4 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League
2009/2010 Wed 20 Jan Arsenal 4 - 2 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 17 Jan Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 2 Arsenal Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 10 Jan Arsenal 1 - 0 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Bolton Wanderers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 22 matches.

Arsenal's total of 36 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bolton Wanderers 6 4 1 1 11 8 13
Arsenal 6 3 0 3 9 9 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bolton Wanderers are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bolton Wanderers Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Arsenal Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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