FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview

Last updated : 10 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Sheff. Utd. play host to Bolton Wanderers at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, having won 35 and lost only 14 of the 58 games.

The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Utd. was back in November 2000, over five years ago, the The Blades carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
1996/1997Sat 15 FebBolton Wdrs.2 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Blades have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Bolton Wdrs. however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The The Trotters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Sheff. Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 9 points from their 11 games thus far. Bolton Wdrs. sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 20 points from their 11 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6213597
Bolton Wdrs.6303579

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the The Blades of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Bolton Wdrs., who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Bolton Wdrs. 7 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.