Bolton vs Portsmouth prediction, odds, and free betting tips (05/04/2022)

Bolton and Portsmouth take on each other in a fierce mid-table battle in League One. This midweek match will take place in the University of Bolton Stadium.

Bolton vs Portsmouth – Best Betting Tips, Odds, & Predictions

Bolton were able to manage a valuable point from the recent trip to the DW stadium after a 1-1 draw with Wigan. Jon Bodvarsson came up with the equaliser in the final seven minutes of normal time to pick up a point for the visitors. Portsmouth are winless in three games after only managing a goalless draw with Wycombe.

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Bolton and Portsmouth are very evenly matched, but it is the visitors who have the edge over Bolton thanks to 2 games in hand. Portsmouth have not been scoring a lot of goals in recent matches and they should go with the cautious approach for this game. Bolton have not made the most of home form this season with only 50% of the games producing a victory.

Total goals under 2.5

It is now three matches since Portsmouth managed to get a goal. After having been in stunning form offensively with seven goals in the games against Accrington and Crewe Alexandra, it is a struggling period for Portsmouth. Bolton also not rich in terms of goals.

Both teams to score – yes

The last time a match between Bolton and Portsmouth produced goals at both ends was back in 2010 when the two teams were in the English Premier League. A lot has changed since then but both teams are very evenly matched coming into this fixture.

Bolton vs Portsmouth: League One Preview and Team News


Bolton come into this game with some key players unavailable because of injuries. Manager Ian Evatt is looking for his first victory over Danny Cowley and Portsmouth. Kieran Lee, Lloyd Isgrove, and Josh Sheehan are missing from action due to injury. Declan John is rated as a doubt for the game.


Portsmouth will be able to pull themselves into the frame for a play-off finish if they are able to make the most out of the two games in hand. Currently, Portsmouth trail Sunderland by 11 points but this could be reduced to 7 points. Sean Williams, Paul Downing, Kieran Freeman, and Reeco Hackett-Fairchild are unavailable because of injuries.

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Bolton vs Portsmouth prediction

Where is the match going to take place? University of Bolton Stadium

When will this match start? April 05, 2022 at 20:00 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Portsmouth

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