FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 04 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Ham United v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Sunday 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 19 and win only 7 of the 31 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 12 AprBolton Wdrs.1 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sun 04 NovWest Ham Utd.1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2006/2007Sat 05 MayWest Ham Utd.3 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2006/2007Sat 09 DecBolton Wdrs.4 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
2005/2006Wed 15 MarWest Ham Utd.2 - 1Bolton Wdrs.FAC
2005/2006Sat 11 MarBolton Wdrs.4 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 18 FebBolton Wdrs.0 - 0West Ham Utd.FAC

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the Hammers, with 8 goals against.

In complete contrast to West Ham Utd., Bolton Wdrs. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Trotters have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

West Ham Utd. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 12 points they have accumulated from 6 games. Bolton Wdrs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 6 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Ham Utd.640215812
Bolton Wdrs.60153101

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Trotters are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against West Ham Utd.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
West Ham Utd. Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Bolton Wdrs. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.