Brentford vs Bolton Predictions & Match Preview

Brentford vs Bolton
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 22nd December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Griffin Park (London).

The 23rd round of the English Championship witnesses two lower-tier teams going against each other. Bolton travels to London to take on Brentford, this Saturday, at the Griffin Park.

Bolton is the 23rd team in league standings, in a league of 24. They have 18 points from their 22 matches so far. The team won four matches, drew six and lost the remaining 12. Bolton has a goal difference of -15, after scoring 15 goals and conceding 30. Bolton is winless in their last five league matches. They drew two and lost the remaining three. The team managed to score four goals and conceded seven in the process.

Brentford holds the 19th position in the table after posting 22 points against their name. Their record reads five wins, seven draws, and ten losses. The team scored 33 goals and conceded 34 in their 22 matches. They are the worst team in the competition if recent form alone is considered. The side lost four of their last five matches and managed to draw the remaining one. Brentford scored six goals and conceded 11 in these games.

Bolton lost at home, in their last match, against Leeds. Bamford scored the winner for Leeds in the 66th minute. The match ended 0-1, in favor of the guests. Brentford lost against Hull, on the road, last weekend. The two-goal affair saw Campbell scoring both the goals for Hull.

Brentford vs Bolton Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Brentford won the last h2h match against Bolton, at home. The scoreline was 2-0.
  • The hosts, Brentford, won the last three h2h matches in a row.
  • Brentford is unbeaten at this venue, against Bolton.
  • Disregarding an away loss, back in 2014, Brentford has a 100% unbeaten record against Bolton in their h2h history.
  • Brentford was unbeaten in two of their last seven matches.
  • Bolton is winless in their last 12 games.
  • Brentford lost six of their last 21 games in front of the home crowd.
  • Bolton is winless in their last nine away ties.

Brentford vs Bolton Prediction

The topper of the league, Leeds has scored 36 goals from their 22 matches, and Brentford, though 19th in the table, has scored 33 goals in their campaign. All through this season, the frontline of Brentford has been on fire. It’s the defense that usually lets them down.

At home, against a team who are notorious for their poor away form, Brentford will likely score a lot of goals. The claim is supported by the fact that Brentford has scored in 91% of their home matches. On top of that, Bolton has conceded a goal in each of their last 12 games. It’s highly possible that Brentford will record at least two goals in the match.

Brentford conceded goals in 73% of their home matches. No team in the league has conceded more goals than Brentford in the last five as well as last ten games. All these points to Bolton also getting on the scoresheet. The match will be a high-scoring one and will have over 2.5 goals.

Bolton has failed to win a match in their last 12 attempts. On the road, they have failed to do so in their last nine tries. Brentford, with the home advantage, will take the win in this tie.

Brentford vs Bolton Betting Tips

  • Over 1.5 Team Goals by Brentford @ 1.66 (2/3)
  • Result/ Total Goals: Brentford & Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 2.40 (7/5).
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