FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview

Last updated : 21 December 2007 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Bolton Wanderers v Birmingham City fixture

Bolton Wdrs. prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Reebok Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Trotters are clearly on top, having won 31 and lost only 7 of the 55 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Reebok Stadium was just last season, in May 2006, the The Trotters carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 15 SepBirmingham C.1 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2005/2006Sun 07 MayBolton Wdrs.1-0Birmingham C.PREM
2005/2006Tue 04 AprBirmingham C.1 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2004/2005Tue 04 JanBirmingham C.1 - 2Bolton Wdrs.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the The Trotters score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Birmingham C. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Blues have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bolton Wdrs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 17 matches. Birmingham C. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 17 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.631291010
Birmingham C.61147124

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that The Trotters's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Birmingham C.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Birmingham C. 7 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.