FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Bolton Wanderers 19 Jan 2013

Last updated : 18 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Crystal Palace play host to Bolton Wanderers at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Eagles have recorded 9 wins, and Bolton Wanderers have come away with 3 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Crystal Palace was back in February 2005, over five years ago, with Bolton Wanderers inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Eagles in a Premiership match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2004/2005 Sat 05 Feb Crystal Palace 0-1 Bolton Wdrs. Premiership
2004/2005 Sat 16 Oct Bolton Wdrs. 1 - 0 Crystal Palace Premiership
2000/2001 Mon 16 Apr Crystal Palace 0 - 2 Bolton Wdrs. League Division One
2000/2001 Sat 28 Oct Bolton Wdrs. 3 - 3 Crystal Palace League Division One
1999/2000 Tue 07 Mar Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Bolton Wdrs. League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 06 Nov Bolton Wdrs. 2 - 0 Crystal Palace League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Eagles, with 4 goals against.

Bolton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Trotters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.

Crystal Palace are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 47 points from 27 games.

Bolton Wanderers find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 27 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 1 2 3 7 10 5
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 2 2 8 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Bolton Wanderers is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Eagles in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 13 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bolton Wanderers 4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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