FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackburn Rovers v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Monday 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2004, with Bolton Wdrs. inflicting a narrow 3 - 4 defeat upon the Rovers in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 28 DecBolton Wdrs.0 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2003/2004Sat 10 JanBlackburn R.3 - 4Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2003/2004Sat 23 AugBolton Wdrs.2 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2002/2003Mon 21 AprBlackburn R.0 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2002/2003Sat 07 DecBolton Wdrs.1 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2001/2002Sat 02 MarBolton Wdrs.1 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2001/2002Wed 19 SepBlackburn R.1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The The Trotters's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Blackburn R. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 23 matches. Bolton Wdrs. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 30 points from their 23 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.64117413
Bolton Wdrs.63127610

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Bolton Wdrs. only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Ewood Park will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Bolton Wdrs. 6 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.