FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield Wednesday 26 Dec 2012

Last updated : 25 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Bolton Wanderers play host to Sheffield Wednesday at Burnden Way on Wednesday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Trotters are clearly on top, winning 51.92% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Bolton Wanderers was more than a decade ago, in December 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
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Sheff. Wed. 1 - 2 Bolton Wdrs. Championship
2000/2001 Sat 20 Jan Sheff. Wed. 0 - 3 Bolton Wdrs. League Division One
2000/2001 Tue 26 Dec Bolton Wdrs. 2-0 Sheff. Wed. League Division One
1999/2000 Tue 30 Nov Bolton Wdrs. 1 - 0 Sheff. Wed. League Cup
1997/1998 Sat 14 Mar Bolton Wdrs. 3 - 2 Sheff. Wed. Premiership
1997/1998 Sat 08 Nov Sheff. Wed. 5 - 0 Bolton Wdrs. Premiership
1995/1996 Sat 23 Mar Bolton Wdrs. 2 - 1 Sheff. Wed. Premiership

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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. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Trotters in those games, with 6 conceded.

Sheffield Wednesday have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Bolton Wanderers find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 23 matches.

Sheffield Wednesday are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 23 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 2 2 12 11 8
Sheffield Wednesday 6 2 0 4 6 10 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Sheffield Wednesday 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 No sequences of note
Sheffield Wednesday 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.

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