Bolton Wdrs. are ready to welcome Sunderland to Reebok Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Trotters are clearly on top, having won 34 and lost only 13 of the 65 games.
The previous match played between the two at Reebok Stadium was within the last three years, in March 2006, with Bolton Wdrs. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Sunderland||3 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||2-0||Sunderland||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 26 Dec||Sunderland||0 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Mar||Sunderland||0 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Tue 14 Jan||Sunderland||2 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 04 Jan||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 1||Sunderland||FAC|
|2002/2003||Mon 28 Oct||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 1||Sunderland||PREM|
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 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Sunderland have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Black Cats have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bolton Wdrs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 33 points from 36 matches. Sunderland see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 39 points from their 36 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Bolton Wdrs.'s indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Sunderland. Away win
|Bolton Wdrs.||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.|
|Sunderland||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.