FM Preview: Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers 26 Feb 2011

Last updated : 25 February 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. pack their bags to visit Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Trotters will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 37 and win only 13 of the 57 games.

The previous match played between the two at St. James' Park was within the last three years, in August 2008, the Magpies carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 20 NovBolton Wdrs.5 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2008/2009Sun 01 MarBolton Wdrs.1 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2008/2009Sat 23 AugNewcastle Utd.1 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2007/2008Sat 19 JanNewcastle Utd.0 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2007/2008Sat 11 AugBolton Wdrs.1 - 3Newcastle Utd.PREM
2006/2007Tue 26 DecBolton Wdrs.2 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sun 15 OctNewcastle Utd.1 - 2Bolton Wdrs.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 10 conceded.

The away form of Bolton Wdrs. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. The Trotters have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Newcastle Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 35 points from their 27 games so far. Bolton Wdrs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 36 from their 27 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.6141877
Bolton Wdrs.63125610

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bolton Wdrs. are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from St. James' Park with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Bolton Wdrs. 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.