FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 3rd March 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Stoke City take on Bolton Wanderers in a Premier League match on Wednesday, 4th March 2009 at 19:45.
Stoke City play host to Bolton Wanderers at Britannia Stadium on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Potters are clearly on top, winning 53.85% of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at Stoke City was more than a decade ago, in January 1997, with Bolton Wdrs. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Potters in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Bolton Wdrs.||3 - 1||Stoke City||PREM|
|1996/1997||Wed 29 Jan||Stoke City||1-2||Bolton Wdrs.||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 28 Sep||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1994/1995||Wed 03 May||Stoke City||1 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||CHMP|
|1994/1995||Sat 03 Sep||Bolton Wdrs.||4 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1993/1994||Tue 22 Feb||Stoke City||2 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||CHMP|
|1993/1994||Sat 21 Aug||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 4 in the wrong end.
The away form of Bolton Wdrs. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the The Trotters have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stoke City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 26 points from their 27 games thus far. Bolton Wdrs.'s 33 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Britannia Stadium for the Potters and the Madmen are unable to see past Bolton Wdrs. claiming victory in a close match.
|Stoke City||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Bolton Wdrs.||Not won in previous 6 away matches.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.