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Last updated : 20 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bolton Wanderers v Reading fixture

Bolton Wdrs. play host to Reading at Reebok Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 8 wins out of 12 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Bolton Wdrs. was more than a decade ago, in October 1996, the The Trotters carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 02 DecReading1 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
1996/1997Sat 08 FebReading3 - 2Bolton Wdrs.CHMP
1996/1997Tue 29 OctBolton Wdrs.2-1ReadingCHMP
1994/1995Mon 29 MayBolton Wdrs.4 - 3ReadingD1PO
1994/1995Fri 21 AprReading2 - 1Bolton Wdrs.CHMP
1994/1995Mon 02 JanBolton Wdrs.1 - 0ReadingCHMP
1992/1993Wed 27 JanReading1 - 2Bolton Wdrs.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bolton Wanderers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The The Trotters's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Reading have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 54 points they have accumulated from 34 games. Reading's 48 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.62138107

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bolton Wdrs. are not exactly setting the world alight at Reebok Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Reading in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Reading Not won in previous 5 away matches.