FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Ipswich Town 01 Dec 2012

Last updated : 30 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bolton Wanderers v Ipswich Town fixture

Bolton Wanderers play host to Ipswich Town at Burnden Way on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Trotters have recorded 6 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 5 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Bolton Wanderers was more than a decade ago, in April 2002, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Premiership match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2004/2005 Sat 08 Jan Ipswich Town 1 - 3 Bolton Wdrs. F.A. Cup
2001/2002 Sat 06 Apr Bolton Wdrs. 4-1 Ipswich Town Premiership
2001/2002 Sun 18 Nov Ipswich Town 1 - 2 Bolton Wdrs. Premiership
1999/2000 Wed 17 May Ipswich Town 5 - 3 Bolton Wdrs. Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
1999/2000 Sun 14 May Bolton Wdrs. 2 - 2 Ipswich Town Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
1999/2000 Sat 22 Jan Bolton Wdrs. 1 - 1 Ipswich Town League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 21 Aug Ipswich Town 1 - 0 Bolton Wdrs. League Division One

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tractor Boys have hit 4 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bolton Wanderers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 25 points from their 19 matches.

Ipswich Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 19 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 4 0 8 6 10
Ipswich Town 6 3 1 2 7 14 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that Trotters's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Ipswich Town. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bolton Wanderers Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Ipswich Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here