FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Bolton Wanderers 24 Nov 2012

Last updated : 23 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wanderers travel to take on Brighton & Hove Albion at Falmer Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 5 games played, Trotters have recorded 1 wins, and Brighton & Hove Albion have come away with 2 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Brighton & Hove Albion was amazingly over twenty years ago, in August 1992, the Seagulls carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1992/1993 Sat 30 Jan Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 1 Brighton & HA League Division Two
1992/1993 Sat 22 Aug Brighton & HA 2-1 Bolton Wdrs. League Division Two
1991/1992 Sat 25 Jan Bolton Wdrs. 2 - 1 Brighton & HA F.A. Cup
1979/1980 Sat 12 Jan Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 2 Brighton & HA First Division
1979/1980 Sat 01 Sep Brighton & HA 3 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. First Division
1977/1978 Sat 04 Mar Bolton Wdrs. 1 - 1 Brighton & HA Second Division
1977/1978 Sat 08 Oct Brighton & HA 1 - 2 Bolton Wdrs. Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

Bolton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Trotters's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Brighton & Hove Albion lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 27 points from their 17 games so far.

Bolton Wanderers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 21 points from their 17 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 2 3 1 9 8 9
Bolton Wanderers 6 1 4 1 8 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Seagulls, as the Trotters have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brighton & Hove Albion Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Bolton Wanderers Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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