FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion 06 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 5th May 2012
The game between Bolton Wanderers and West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on 6th May 2012 at 14:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Bolton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion fixture
West Bromwich Albion face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Burnden Way on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 69 games played, Baggies have recorded 15 wins, and Bolton Wanderers have come away with 34 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Burnden Way was just last season, in December 2010, with Bolton Wanderers running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 19 Nov||West Brom.||2 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 26 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||2-0||West Brom.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Oct||West Brom.||1 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Mar||West Brom.||1 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 30 Aug||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 0||West Brom.||Premier League|
|2005/2006||Mon 17 Apr||West Brom.||0 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premiership|
|2005/2006||Sun 23 Oct||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 0||West Brom.||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Bolton Wanderers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Trotters have scored 7, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
West Bromwich Albion have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Baggies have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bolton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 34 points from their 36 games thus far.
West Bromwich Albion's 46 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Current overall team form
|West Bromwich Albion||6||3||1||2||5||6||10|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Baggies has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Bolton Wanderers. Away win
|Bolton Wanderers||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|West Bromwich Albion||4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here