Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Arsenal at Emirates Stadium 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 36 and win only 8 of the 61 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2007, with Arsenal running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Arsenal||2 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Apr||Arsenal||2 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Wed 14 Feb||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 3||Arsenal||FAC|
|2006/2007||Sun 28 Jan||Arsenal||1 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||FAC|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||3 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Gunners score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.
Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Arsenal find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 35 points they have accumulated from 20 games. Bolton Wdrs. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 23 points from their 20 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Gunners. Home win
|Arsenal||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Bolton Wdrs.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.