FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview

Last updated : 25 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Birmingham City v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. pack their bags to visit Birmingham City at St Andrew's 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 32 and win only 13 of the 59 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was within the last three years, in September 2007, the Blues carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 22 DecBolton Wdrs.3 - 0Birmingham C.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Birmingham City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Birmingham C. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 7 points from their 6 games played so far, Bolton Wdrs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 5 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Birmingham C.6213467
Bolton Wdrs.631210810

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Bolton Wdrs. only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at St Andrew's will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Birmingham C. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Bolton Wdrs. 5 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.