FootyMAD's Manchester City match preview

Last updated : 11 December 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bolton Wanderers v Manchester City fixture

Bolton Wdrs. prepare to entertain Manchester City at Reebok Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 60 games played, The Trotters have recorded 30 wins, and Man. City have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Reebok Stadium was just last season, in November 2008, with Bolton Wdrs. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 24 MayMan. City1 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2008/2009Sun 02 NovBolton Wdrs.2-0Man. CityPREM
2007/2008Sat 22 MarBolton Wdrs.0 - 0Man. CityPREM
2007/2008Sat 15 DecMan. City4 - 2Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2007/2008Wed 31 OctBolton Wdrs.0 - 1Man. CityLGEC
2006/2007Sat 13 JanBolton Wdrs.0 - 0Man. CityPREM
2006/2007Sat 23 DecMan. City0 - 2Bolton Wdrs.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While The Trotters have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Man. City have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Bolton Wdrs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 12 points from their 14 games thus far. Man. City's total of 25 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.60153181
Man. City624011710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the The Trotters of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Man. City, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Man. City Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
13 games since last defeat.