FM Preview: Manchester City v Bolton Wanderers 03 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2012
The game between Manchester City and Bolton Wanderers in the Premier League on 3rd March 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Manchester City v Bolton Wanderers fixture
Manchester City prepare to entertain Bolton Wanderers at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 34 and lost only 14 of the 58 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was just last season, in December 2010, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 21 Aug||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 3||Man. City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 22 May||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 2||Man. City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 04 Dec||Man. City||1-0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Feb||Man. City||2 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||3 - 3||Man. City||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 24 May||Man. City||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 02 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 0||Man. City||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Sky Blues, with 6 goals against.
Bolton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Trotters have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 26 games giving them a return of 63 points.
Bolton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 20 points from their 26 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With the Sky Blues being in decent shape at home at the moment, we am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win
|Manchester City||Won 4 successive home games.
18 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Bolton Wanderers||5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here