FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea 24 Jan 2011

Last updated : 23 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea fixture

Bolton Wdrs. prepare to entertain Chelsea at Reebok Stadium on Monday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 56 games played, The Trotters have recorded 24 wins, and Chelsea have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Reebok Stadium was just last season, in October 2009, where Chelsea annihilated the The Trotters 0-4 in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Wed 29 DecChelsea1 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2009/2010Tue 13 AprChelsea1 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2009/2010Sat 31 OctBolton Wdrs.0-4ChelseaPREM
2009/2010Wed 28 OctChelsea4 - 0Bolton Wdrs.LGEC
2008/2009Sat 11 AprChelsea4 - 3Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2008/2009Sat 06 DecBolton Wdrs.0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2007/2008Sun 11 MayChelsea1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the The Trotters, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Bolton Wdrs., Chelsea are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Blues have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Bolton Wdrs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 30 points from their 23 games so far. Chelsea's total of 38 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.6213667

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bolton Wdrs. may be coming up against a decent side in Chelsea, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Trotters. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Chelsea Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.