Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Trotters will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 18 and win only 7 of the 29 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2006, the Hammers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||4 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 15 Mar||West Ham Utd.||2 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||FAC|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||4 - 1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Feb||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||FAC|
|2005/2006||Wed 26 Oct||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||West Ham Utd.||LGEC|
|2005/2006||Sat 27 Aug||West Ham Utd.||1 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Apr||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Hammers have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
Bolton Wdrs.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Trotters have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 35 points from their 36 games thus far. Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 55 points they have accumulated from 36 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||4||0||2||8||7||12|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the The Trotters has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to West Ham Utd.. Away win
|West Ham Utd.||8 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
|Bolton Wdrs.||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 4 most recent games.