The League One match at Toughsheet Community Stadium on Saturday will see hosts Bolton Wanderers go up against opponents Cambridge United.
Our Bolton Wanderers v Cambridge United tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (including the best match odds).
Bolton Wanderers will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 1-0 League One losing effort in their last game against Wigan Athletic.
Stephen Humphrys (69') was the scorer for Wigan Athletic.
Fixtures featuring Bolton Wanderers have usually been exciting ones of late with plenty of scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past half dozen games alone, the sum of 21 goals have been recorded for both sides combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 10 of them accredited to Bolton Wanderers. That sort of trend isn’t assured to be sustained into this game, though.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Bolton Wanderers:
- haven't lost in the league to Cambridge United in their previous 4 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 6 home league matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Stevenage in League One competition, Cambridge United and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
Jordan Roberts (35') scored for Stevenage.
Looking at their form, and Cambridge United have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 8 goals overall. Defensively, Cambridge United have some weaknesses to address.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 09/03/2021 tells us that Bolton Wanderers have won 3 of these games & Cambridge United 1, with the number of draws being 2.
A combined sum of 11 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 7 from The Trotters and 4 being from The U's. The average goals per game has been 1.83.
The previous league contest featuring the two was League One match day 18 on 20/02/2024 and the score finished Cambridge United 1-2 Bolton Wanderers.
The match was refereed by David Rock.
Team News: Bolton Wanderers
Dion Charles (Knee injury) and George Johnston (Knee surgery) are not available for Bolton Wanderers boss Ian Evatt.
Team News: Cambridge United
With a completely healthy group to pick from, the Cambridge United manager doesn’t have any fitness worries to report ahead of this clash.
When taking all factors into account, Bolton Wanderers can and should be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.
However, Cambridge United could well struggle to make a breakthrough but we do fancy them scoring as well.
We’re tipping a pretty comfortable 3-1 victory for Bolton Wanderers at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Toughsheet Community Stadium (28,723)
Captain: Ricardo Santos
Chairman: Sharon Brittan
Manager: Ian Evatt
Competitions: League One position 3
⭐ Key Player: Victor Adeboyejo
Regularly playing in the Striker position, Victor Adeboyejo was born in Ibadan, Nigeria. Having played his first senior match for Leyton Orient in the 2014 - 2015 season, the skilful Forward has struck 9 league goals in the League One 2023 - 2024 season so far in a total of 31 appearances.