FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Barnsley 17 Nov 2012

Last updated : 16 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bolton Wanderers v Barnsley fixture

Bolton Wanderers play host to Barnsley at Burnden Way on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Trotters are clearly on top, having won 9 and lost only 3 of the 17 games.

The last time the two teams met at Bolton Wanderers was more than a decade ago, in November 2000, with Bolton Wanderers running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2000/2001 Sat 28 Apr Barnsley 0 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. League Division One
2000/2001 Sat 11 Nov Bolton Wdrs. 2-0 Barnsley League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 26 Feb Barnsley 1 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 18 Sep Bolton Wdrs. 2 - 2 Barnsley League Division One
1998/1999 Tue 09 Mar Bolton Wdrs. 3 - 3 Barnsley League Division One
1998/1999 Sat 03 Oct Barnsley 2 - 2 Bolton Wdrs. League Division One
1997/1998 Sat 03 Jan Barnsley 1 - 0 Bolton Wdrs. F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Tykes's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Bolton Wanderers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 16 matches.

Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 16 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 3 1 10 9 9
Barnsley 6 1 1 4 3 9 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Barnsley is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Trotters in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bolton Wanderers Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Barnsley Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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