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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 18 Aug||Portsmouth||3 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||3-2||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2006/2007||Mon 25 Sep||Portsmouth||0 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 01 Feb||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 May||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 27 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 1||Portsmouth||PREM|
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:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|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.