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Bolton vs Colchester Predictions & Tips - Bolton Backed With Eoin Doyle to Score

  • Bolton vs Colchester predictions for Friday’s Championship match.
  • The game is being played at 1:00 pm GMT at the University of Bolton Stadium.
  • Bolton have won their last 4 matches.
  • I am tipping Bolton to win and Eoin Doyle to score.
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Bolton have won their last 5 matches at University of Bolton Stadium (Getty Images)
Alex Waite 01 Apr 2021
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Bolton vs Colchester Predictions

Bolton are full of confidence after an extensive unbeaten run in League Two. Colchester have struggled for wins all season. A Bolton win is backed with Eoin Doyle to score. 

  • Bolton have won 11 of their last 13 matches (League Two).
  • Bolton have won their last 5 home matches (League Two).
  • Bolton’s Eoin Doyle has scored 3 goals in his last 4 matches (League Two).
  • Colchester have lost 7 of their last 11 matches (League Two).
  • Colchester have failed to score in their last 9 away matches (League Two).

Head to Head

In three meetings between the sides, Colchester have a 2-1-win advantage over Bolton. In the reverse fixture this season, Colchester beat Bolton 2-0. 

Bolton Form 

Bolton extended their unbeaten streak to 13 matches on Saturday with a 1-0 away win at Forest Green.

Eoin Doyle scored his third goal in four matches to secure an important win for Bolton over their promotion rivals. 

The result was also Bolton’s fourth win in as many games, a run that has taken them from mid-table to four points off League Two leaders Cambridge United in recent weeks. 

Bolton have won five consecutive matches at home, including back-to-back 2-1 wins against promotion rivals Cambridge United and relegation-threatened Walsall. 

Bolton Injuries & Team News

Captain and midfielder Antoni Sarcevic is ruled out through injury. Bolton otherwise have a fully fit squad to choose from. 

Colchester Form

Colchester lost 2-1 to Bradford at home to Bradford on Saturday, extending the U's winless run to seven matches. 

After losing four of their last seven League Two matches, Colchester are four points off the relegation places and Wayne Brown was sacked this week as a result. 

Colchester’s have one win in their last 22 League Two matches, a 2-1 home win against Carlisle in February. 

The U’s are winless in their last 11 away matches and have failed to score in their last nine. 

Colchester Injuries & Team News

Defender Ryan Clampin is unlikely to feature after coming off with an injury in the loss to Bradford. 

Midfielder Tom Lapsile is back in contention after a long spell out with injury. 

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Bolton should secure another win in their bid for promotion against a Colchester side low on confidence. Eoin Morgan is in great goalscoring form and is backed to score again.

Best Bet: Bolton Win Fullt Time Result @-136.99 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Eoin Doyle Anytime Goalscorer @110.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Eoin Doyle First Goalscorer @350.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Bolton Win 2-0 Correct Score @650.00 at Unibet - 1 Unit

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