Bolton vs Derby County Predictions and Match Preview

Bolton vs Derby County
England – Championship
Date: Saturday 29th September 2018
Kick off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Macron Stadium (Bolton).

Bolton will take on Derby on Saturday afternoon and with no love lost between these two teams we should see a very good game of football.

Bolton are in 15th place and this has been a difficult moment for them as they have no wins in their last 5 games and have only gained 2 points from their last 15. At home in the Macron Stadium Bolton have won just 1 game which came against Birmingham and currently have one of the worst home records in the league.

The news in the Championship this week though has all been about Derby and their fantastic achievements. They knocked Manchester United out of the Carabao Cup at Old Trafford after winning on penalties. To add to the story the manager of Derby is Frank Lampard who used to be coached by Jose Mourinho so everything has come full circle for him.

As for the league standings Derby are in 6th place despite already losing 3 times this season. But what has kept them going is that they have only 1 draw and have won 5 of their games. Away from home their record is played 4 won 2 and lost 2.

Bolton vs Derby: Head to Head

  • Last time the teams met Derby won the game 2-1.
  • Bolton have not beaten Derby at home in 6 years.
  • 2 of the last 5 fixtures has finished 4-1 as the correct score both times to Derby.

Bolton vs Derby: Prediction

Derby are on a high and will be favourites to get the win here but football rarely works like that. Bolton will want to bring down Derby a peg or two that is why the Championship is such a difficult league as any team can beat anyone else. With Bolton being at home our tip for this game is to see both teams have a draw at the half time stage.

Bolton vs Derby: Bet Tips

  • Half time: A draw at 2.00 (1/1).