FM Preview: Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers 27 Oct 2012

Last updated : 26 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wanderers pack their bags to visit Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 59 games played, Trotters have recorded 16 wins, and Middlesbrough have come away with 29 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Riverside Stadium was more than three years back, in November 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Bolton Wdrs. 4 - 1 Middlesbrough Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 22 Nov Middlesbrough 1-3 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 19 Apr Middlesbrough 0 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League
2007/2008 Sun 11 Nov Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 0 Middlesbrough Premier League
2006/2007 Sat 20 Jan Middlesbrough 5 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. Premiership
2006/2007 Sat 16 Sep Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 0 Middlesbrough Premiership
2005/2006 Wed 03 May Bolton Wdrs. 1 - 1 Middlesbrough Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Boro in those games, with 7 conceded.

In complete contrast to Middlesbrough, Bolton Wanderers are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Trotters have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Middlesbrough are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 22 points from 12 games.

Bolton Wanderers find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 12 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Middlesbrough 6 4 1 1 11 6 13
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 2 2 10 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Trotters are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Middlesbrough. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Middlesbrough Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Bolton Wanderers Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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