FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 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 at tea-time on Saturday, 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 less than a year ago, in January 2005, with Bolton Wdrs. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Rovers in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sun 11 SepBolton Wdrs.0 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
2004/2005Mon 24 JanBlackburn R.0 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 7 conceded.

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 a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Blackburn R.'s 30 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Bolton Wdrs.'s 32 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.651012216
Bolton Wdrs.62221088

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Blackburn R. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Bolton Wdrs. No sequences of note