Bolton Wanderers face off with the visiting Cheltenham Town at University of Bolton Stadium in this League Two game on Saturday.
All Bolton Wanderers v Cheltenham Town match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (including the best match odds).
Bolton Wanderers will play in this match coming off the back of a 1-1 League Two draw against Exeter City.
For Bolton Wanderers, the scorers were Ricardo Santos (62' Own goal) and Arthur Gnahoua (73').
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that Bolton Wanderers have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. It will be a concern for them that The Trotters have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 10 goals in the process.
Going into this encounter, Bolton Wanderers are without a win at home for the past 3 matches in the league.
Cheltenham Town come into this meeting following a 2-1 FA Cup win to defeat Mansfield Town in their last match.
In that match, Cheltenham Town had 59% possession and 23 shots on goal with 6 on target. For Cheltenham Town, the goalscorers were Alfie May (73') and William Boyle (110'). On the other side, Mansfield Town had 7 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Stephen McLaughlin (3') was the scorer for Mansfield Town.
It is worth noting that Cheltenham Town have made hard work of scoring goals over their previous six games, recording the disappointing return of just 3. In those fixtures, The Robins have also seen the collective goal tally of opposing teams equal 6. Such a pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, of course.
Coming into this clash, Cheltenham Town have not won away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
The last league meeting between these sides was League Two match day 18 on 15/12/2020 when it ended Cheltenham Town 0-1 Bolton Wanderers.
The referee was Anthony Coggins.
Team News: Bolton Wanderers
There’s just a single fitness concern for the Bolton Wanderers boss Ian Evatt to be concerned with from an otherwise fully-primed group. Dennis Politic (Knee Injury) won’t play.
Team News: Cheltenham Town
Owing to a completely injury-free group available to choose from, Cheltenham Town manager Michael Duff does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash.
We think that Bolton Wanderers will have to work hard as a team to break down this Cheltenham Town side who we think will likely win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
Our tip is therefore for a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 winning margin for Cheltenham Town at the end of the match.
Let’s see how this one goes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: University of Bolton Stadium (28,723)
Captain: Antoni Sarcevic
Chairman: Sharon Brittan
Manager: Ian Evatt
Competitions: League Two position 17
🔑 Star Man: Nathan Delfouneso
Generally taking up the Striker position, Nathan Delfouneso was born in Tyseley, England. After making a first senior appearance for Aston Villa in the 2008 - 2009 season, the dangerous Forward has managed 5 league goals in the League Two 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 20 appearances.