FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview

Last updated : 08 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bolton Wanderers v Portsmouth fixture

Bolton Wdrs. prepare to entertain Portsmouth at Reebok Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 31 wins out of 45 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Reebok Stadium was just last season, in December 2006, as the The Trotters squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugPortsmouth3 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2006/2007Sat 30 DecBolton Wdrs.3-2PortsmouthPREM
2006/2007Mon 25 SepPortsmouth0 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2005/2006Wed 01 FebPortsmouth1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2005/2006Sat 24 SepBolton Wdrs.1 - 0PortsmouthPREM
2004/2005Sat 07 MayPortsmouth1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2004/2005Sat 27 NovBolton Wdrs.0 - 1PortsmouthPREM

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Trotters in those games, with 4 conceded.

Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Pompey's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Bolton Wdrs. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 25 points from their 25 matches. Portsmouth's 38 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.6222438

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bolton Wdrs. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Portsmouth Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.