FootyMAD's Aston Villa match preview

Last updated : 12 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Aston Villa at Villa 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 39 and win only 15 of the 72 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 23 AprAston Villa1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2004/2005Sat 13 NovBolton Wdrs.1 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2003/2004Sat 10 AprBolton Wdrs.2 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2003/2004Tue 27 JanAston Villa2 - 0Bolton Wdrs.LGEC
2003/2004Wed 21 JanBolton Wdrs.5 - 2Aston VillaLGEC
2003/2004Sun 05 OctAston Villa1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2002/2003Wed 01 JanAston Villa2 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Aston Villa have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Villans's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Bolton Wdrs.'s away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Aston Villa61237125
Bolton Wdrs.6231889

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the The Trotters has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Aston Villa. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aston Villa Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Bolton Wdrs. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.