Bolton – Huddersfield : Preview & Prediction
Bolton Wanderers and Huddersfield Town face off at Macron Stadium in a game for this stage of the FA Cup (Heat 3). At this stage, the history of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there have been 2 victories for each team in the last 4 games. However, the last time they faced this stage was on 02-01-2016, in a match for the Championship, which ended the victory of Huddersfield Town by (0-2). The goals of the match were scored by J. Lolley (61 ‘) and M. Carayol (87′) for Huddersfield Town. In this meeting the home factor could play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Bolton Wanderers Analysis
The home team plays their first match in this edition of the FA Cup with the intention of taking advantage of the home factor to achieve a positive result. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 11 goals scored and 28 conceded; against 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses in his stadium, with 20 goals scored and 23 conceded. In the last game he played for Championship, he won Hull City at home (1-0). For the last 10 home games Bolton Wanderers has 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to score in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 4 times and never managed to return to the result. There have been 1 period in the last 15 home games for all competitions: they conceded 8 of their 21 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Bolton enter into this motivated game after a 1-0 win at home to Hull: Madine, in the 20th minute, stamped the only goal of the game. The emblem of the house usually works in a tactical system in 4-3-3, privileging the fast transitions, mainly through the wings. In this drawing, the three most advanced players are Buckley, Madine and Ameobi. One of the weaknesses of the home set is the finalization of the dangerous situations they can create. Coach Phil Parkinson will not be able to count on midfielder Josh Vela for being injured.
Analysis of Huddersfield Town
The visitors make their debut in this edition of the FA Cup with the intention of achieving a positive result and surprise the home team. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with a total of 16 goals scored and 29 conceded; against 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses in his stadium, with a total of 13 goals scored and 15 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a defeat away with Leicester City by (3-0). In the last 10 matches played for all competitions Huddersfield Town won 1, drawn 2 and lost 7. The team conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games so there are defensive processes that need to be improved. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never managed to get back to the result.
Huddersfield enter into this unmotivated performance after a 3-0 loss to the Leicester Arena. The away team usually plays 4-3-3, preferring offensive transitions and channeling their attack through the side aisles. The two arrows aimed at the goal of the “enemy” will be Lolley and van La Parra, the most offensive reference being the French Mounié. It is possible that in the most central zone of the terrain are Ince, Williams and Mooy.
Bolton – Huddersfield : Betting Tips
Huddersfield – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70