FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview

Last updated : 17 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. prepare to entertain Blackburn Rovers at Reebok Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Trotters are clearly on top, having won 39 and lost only 18 of the 76 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Reebok Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2008, with Blackburn R. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Trotters in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sun 24 FebBlackburn R.4 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2007/2008Sun 13 JanBolton Wdrs.1-2Blackburn R.PREM
2006/2007Sun 04 MarBolton Wdrs.1 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2006/2007Sun 22 OctBlackburn R.0 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2005/2006Sat 14 JanBlackburn R.0 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2005/2006Sun 11 SepBolton Wdrs.0 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
2004/2005Mon 24 JanBlackburn R.0 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

Blackburn R. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Rovers have hit 9 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bolton Wdrs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 7 matches. Blackburn R.'s 10 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.61146104
Blackburn R.63035119

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bolton Wdrs. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Blackburn R. 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.