FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview

Last updated : 03 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Birmingham City v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Birmingham City at St. Andrew's on Tuesday evening, 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 30 and win only 12 of the 56 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2004, with Birmingham C. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 25 SepBolton Wdrs.1 - 1Birmingham C.PREM
2003/2004Sat 06 MarBirmingham C.2 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2003/2004Sat 25 OctBolton Wdrs.0 - 1Birmingham C.PREM
2002/2003Sat 01 FebBolton Wdrs.4 - 2Birmingham C.PREM
2002/2003Sat 02 NovBirmingham C.3 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2000/2001Fri 13 AprBolton Wdrs.2 - 2Birmingham C.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 04 NovBirmingham C.1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Birmingham City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, These games have seen the Blues score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Trotters have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Birmingham C. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 26 points from their 21 games played so far, Bolton Wdrs. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 24 points from their 21 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Birmingham C.640212812
Bolton Wdrs.60155111

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Blues, as the The Trotters have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Birmingham C. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Bolton Wdrs. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 10 most recent games.