FootyMAD's Everton match preview

Last updated : 07 May 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Everton v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Everton at Goodison Park 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 lose 38 and win only 9 of the 67 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2002, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 29 NovBolton Wdrs.2 - 0EvertonPREM
2002/2003Tue 28 JanBolton Wdrs.1 - 2EvertonPREM
2002/2003Sat 28 DecEverton0 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2001/2002Mon 01 AprEverton3 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2001/2002Sat 03 NovBolton Wdrs.2 - 2EvertonPREM
1997/1998Sun 28 DecEverton3 - 2Bolton Wdrs.PREM
1997/1998Mon 01 SepBolton Wdrs.0 - 0EvertonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Everton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Blues 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. While the The Trotters have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Everton find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 39 points from their 36 matches. Bolton Wdrs.'s 50 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.641112713

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the The Trotters has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Everton. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Everton Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Bolton Wdrs. 7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.