West Ham Utd. prepare to entertain Bolton Wanderers at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Hammers are clearly on top, having won 18 and lost only 7 of the 29 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boleyn Ground was just last season, in March 2006, the Hammers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||4 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 15 Mar||West Ham Utd.||2-1||Bolton Wdrs.||FAC|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||4 - 1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Feb||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||FAC|
|2005/2006||Wed 26 Oct||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||West Ham Utd.||LGEC|
|2005/2006||Sat 27 Aug||West Ham Utd.||1 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Apr||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Hammers have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
Bolton Wdrs.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Trotters have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 35 points from their 36 games thus far. Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 55 points they have accumulated from 36 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||4||0||2||8||7||12|
FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Boleyn Ground for the Hammers and the Madmen are unable to see past Bolton Wdrs. claiming victory in a close match.
|West Ham Utd.||8 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
|Bolton Wdrs.||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 4 most recent games.