Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 56 games played, The Trotters have recorded 14 wins, and Middlesbrough have come away with 28 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2006, as the Boro edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4 - 3 in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Sep||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 0||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 03 May||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 1||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 26 Mar||Middlesbrough||4 - 3||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Feb||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 0||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 07 Nov||Middlesbrough||1 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Apr||Middlesbrough||2 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 29 Feb||Middlesbrough||2 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Middlesbrough have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Boro in those games, with 7 conceded.
Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Trotters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Middlesbrough find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 23 matches. Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 40 points they have accumulated from 23 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Bolton Wdrs. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Middlesbrough. Away win
|Middlesbrough||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Bolton Wdrs.||7 games since last away draw.|