FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic 05 Jan 2011

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History of the Bolton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic fixture

Bolton Wdrs. prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at Reebok Stadium on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, The Trotters have recorded 7 wins, and Wigan Ath. have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Reebok Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2010, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctWigan Ath.1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2009/2010Sat 13 MarBolton Wdrs.4-0Wigan Ath.PREM
2009/2010Wed 17 FebWigan Ath.0 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2008/2009Sat 02 MayWigan Ath.0 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2008/2009Sun 28 DecBolton Wdrs.0 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
2007/2008Sun 16 MarWigan Ath.1 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2007/2008Sun 09 DecBolton Wdrs.4 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the The Trotters, with 7 goals against.

In complete contrast to Bolton Wdrs., Wigan Ath. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Latics have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bolton Wdrs.'s total of 29 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Wigan Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 20 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.6204566
Wigan Ath.6132686

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bolton Wdrs. may be coming up against a decent side in Wigan Ath., 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 5 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Wigan Ath. No win in the 2 most recent games.