FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 16 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2005, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 28 OctBolton Wdrs.0 - 4Man Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 01 AprBolton Wdrs.1 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 31 DecMan Utd.4 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2004/2005Sun 26 DecMan Utd.2 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2004/2005Sat 11 SepBolton Wdrs.2 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Wed 07 JanBolton Wdrs.1 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 16 AugMan Utd.4 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Red Devils, with 3 goals against.

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, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 72 points from the 29 games played. Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 47 points they have accumulated from 29 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man Utd.651010516
Bolton Wdrs.62137117

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Bolton Wdrs. not hitting the right notes away from home at the moment, the Madmen safely assumes that Man Utd. will ease to victory over the The Trotters. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Man Utd. Unbeaten in the last 17 home games.
Unbeaten run of 11 matches.
Bolton Wdrs. An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.