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Last updated : 31 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Portsmouth v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Wednesday evening, 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 22 and win only 7 of the 43 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 24 SepBolton Wdrs.1 - 0PortsmouthPREM
2004/2005Sat 07 MayPortsmouth1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2004/2005Sat 27 NovBolton Wdrs.0 - 1PortsmouthPREM
2003/2004Sat 17 JanBolton Wdrs.1 - 0PortsmouthPREM
2003/2004Tue 26 AugPortsmouth4 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2000/2001Tue 13 FebPortsmouth1 - 2Bolton Wdrs.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 16 SepBolton Wdrs.2 - 0PortsmouthCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Trotters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 17 points from their 23 games thus far. Bolton Wdrs.'s 36 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.63219611

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 Portsmouth. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Portsmouth Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bolton Wdrs. 6 games since last defeat.