FootyMAD's Chelsea match preview

Last updated : 27 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge at lunchtime 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 lose 26 and win only 12 of the 50 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, with Chelsea annihilating their visitors 5 - 1 in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Wed 29 NovBolton Wdrs.0 - 1ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Sat 15 AprBolton Wdrs.0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Sat 15 OctChelsea5 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2004/2005Sat 30 AprBolton Wdrs.0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2004/2005Sat 20 NovChelsea2 - 2Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2003/2004Sat 13 MarBolton Wdrs.0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2003/2004Sat 13 DecChelsea1 - 2Bolton Wdrs.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Chelsea are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 5 conceded.

Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Trotters have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chelsea sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 79 points from their 34 games. Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 54 points they have accumulated from 35 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.62138117

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Chelsea Unbeaten in the last 29 home games.
Unbeaten run of 22 matches.
Bolton Wdrs. 6 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.