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Ace Football previews the League One round 40 match between Bolton and Shrewsbury and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Bolton are out to consolidate their place inside the top four of the League One table, when stepping up against Shrewsbury for a match on Tuesday. Shrewsbury no doubt have a surprise in mind, but a win for Bolton nevertheless seems the likely outcome.

Bolton are third in the League One standings after collecting 82 points from their initial 43 encounters. Shrewsbury trail them on 46 points after 43 rounds, leaving them as number 19 in the table.


Team form: Bolton vs Shrewsbury

Bolton Form

Bolton collected seven points from their last three matches, as they ran out 5-2 and 0-2 winners against Reading and Bristol Rovers, respectively. Against Portsmouth, they had to settle for a draw after a 1-1 draw. Bolton managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the League One, where they also drew twice and lost none. They scored 18 goals and conceded seven times.

Shrewsbury Form

In their previous three games, Shrewsbury drew 0-0 with Bristol Rovers, then lost 3-1 against Portsmouth and 0-2 against Wycombe. Shrewsbury won twice, while also recording two draws, and two defeats in their last six away matches in the League One. The scoreline from these matches says ten goals conceded and seven scored.

Betting facts for Bolton and Shrewsbury

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Bolton and Shrewsbury. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Bolton have scored in the last 22 home matches in a row
  • Bolton have scored in the last 15 home matches in a row in the League One
  • Bolton have not lost 13 of the last 15 home matches
  • Bolton have not lost 13 of the last 15 home matches in the League One
  • In 8 of the last 10 matches Bolton played, both teams scored
  • In 19 of the last 21 Shrewsbury away matches in the League One, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 16 of the last 18 Shrewsbury matches in the League One, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 15 of the last 17 Shrewsbury matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Shrewsbury have conceded in 15 of the last 16 matches
  • Shrewsbury have conceded in 14 of the last 15 matches in the League One

Players on top: Bolton vs Shrewsbury

Aaron Collins has been great for Bolton lately, hitting the target six times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Shrewsbury are optimistic that Daniel Udoh doubles up on the one goal he provided in their past six outings.

Popular markets: Bolton vs Shrewsbury

Full-time result

Bolton claimed a modest six wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in three of the games, whilst losing one. Shrewsbury won three of their last 10 games away, drew two and lost five of the games in this run. Bolton are on a fine streak of 10 matches without defeat at home. Bolton have not lost to Shrewsbury in 4 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Bolton scored the first goal of the match an impressive eight times in the last ten home games. Interestingly, Shrewsbury scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Bolton probably enjoy the prospect of scoring this coming Tuesday, as Shrewsbury managed only two clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. The former claimed four clean sheets in their last 10 matches. Bolton have scored in 10 consecutive league meetings with Shrewsbury.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Bolton, who scored an average of 1.9 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Shrewsbury’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.8 goals in these matches.

Betting prediction: Bolton vs Shrewsbury

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Bolton and Shrewsbury seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this League One match.

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