FootyMAD's Sheffield United match preview

Last updated : 30 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield United fixture

Bolton Wdrs. play host to Sheffield United at Reebok Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Trotters are clearly on top, having won 34 and lost only 9 of the 55 games.

The last time the two teams met at Bolton Wdrs. was back in May 2001, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 11 NovSheff. Utd.2 - 2Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2000/2001Sun 06 MayBolton Wdrs.1-1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 25 NovSheff. Utd.1 - 0Bolton Wdrs.CHMP
1999/2000Tue 21 MarBolton Wdrs.2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1999/2000Sun 14 NovSheff. Utd.1 - 2Bolton Wdrs.CHMP
1998/1999Sat 16 JanSheff. Utd.1 - 2Bolton Wdrs.CHMP
1998/1999Sat 29 AugBolton Wdrs.2 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP

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 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Sheff. Utd. is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the The Blades have hit 4 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 47 points they have accumulated from 30 games. Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 31 points from 30 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bolton Wdrs.62047146
Sheff. Utd.62136117

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 Sheff. Utd. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bolton Wdrs. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.