FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 25 December 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Burnley v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. travel to take on Burnley at Turf Moor 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Burnley was back in December 2000, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2000/2001Sat 23 DecBurnley0 - 2Bolton Wdrs.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 12 AugBolton Wdrs.1 - 1BurnleyCHMP
1994/1995Sun 07 MayBolton Wdrs.1 - 1BurnleyCHMP
1994/1995Sat 08 OctBurnley2 - 2Bolton Wdrs.CHMP
1992/1993Tue 23 MarBurnley0 - 1Bolton Wdrs.LGE1
1992/1993Sat 28 NovBolton Wdrs.4 - 0BurnleyLGE1
1987/1988Mon 04 AprBolton Wdrs.2 - 1BurnleyLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Burnley 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, 8 to 7.

The away form of Bolton Wdrs. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Trotters have hit 6 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burnley find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 18 matches. Bolton Wdrs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 16 points from their 16 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.61239145

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Clarets, as the The Trotters have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Bolton Wdrs. Not won in previous 5 away matches.