FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur 02 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 1st May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Bolton Wanderers and Tottenham Hotspur at 20:00 on 2nd May 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Bolton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur fixture
Tottenham Hotspur face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Burnden Way on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spurs will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Burnden Way was just last season, in November 2010, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 27 Mar||Tottenham H.||3 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||F.A. Cup|
|2011/2012||Sat 03 Dec||Tottenham H.||3 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Feb||Tottenham H.||2 - 1||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 06 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||4-2||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 01 May||Tottenham H.||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Wed 24 Feb||Tottenham H.||4 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||F.A. Cup|
|2009/2010||Sun 14 Feb||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 1||Tottenham H.||F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Bolton Wanderers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Trotters's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The away form of Tottenham Hotspur is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Spurs have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Bolton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 34 points from their 35 games thus far.
Tottenham Hotspur's total of 62 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Spurs out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Bolton Wanderers. Away win
|Bolton Wanderers||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Tottenham Hotspur||Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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