FM Preview: Sunderland v Bolton Wanderers 28 Apr 2012

Last updated : 27 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sunderland v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wanderers face a trip to Sunderland at Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 47 out of 72 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stadium of Light was just last season, in December 2010, the Black Cats carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 2 Sunderland Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Bolton Wdrs. 1 - 2 Sunderland Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 18 Dec Sunderland 1-0 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League
2009/2010 Tue 09 Mar Sunderland 4 - 0 Bolton Wdrs. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 15 Aug Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 1 Sunderland Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 09 May Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 0 Sunderland Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 03 Jan Sunderland 2 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Sunderland have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Black Cats score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.

Bolton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Trotters have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sunderland see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 44 points from their 35 games played so far,

Bolton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 33 points from their 34 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sunderland 6 0 4 2 3 9 4
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 1 3 7 12 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Bolton Wanderers on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Sunderland. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sunderland Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Bolton Wanderers 10 games since last away draw.

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