Bolton have won each of their last five England League 2 meetings with Cheltenham; they’ve never previously won 16 league games in a row against the Cheltenham.
Cheltenham have won just two of their 13 England League 2 away games against Bolton (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 2 meetings between Bolton and Cheltenham have finished level, with the Bolton winning 26 to Cheltenham four. Only Bolton v Cheltenham and Bolton v Cheltenham have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Bolton have the best win rate in England League 2 derbies, with the Bolton winning 40 of their 96 such games (64%). Meanwhile, only Cheltenham (66%) have a lower such win rate than Cheltenham (46% - 63%).
Bolton haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Bolton went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Cheltenham are looking to win their opening two away England League 2 matches of a season for the 26 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 2 games, after Bolton in 16/01/2021.
Bolton have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 13 England League 2 games, as many times as they had in their previous 100 matches in the competition.
Cheltenham boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 2 matches against Bolton, since winning his very first such encounter with Bolton in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Bolton has been involved in 70 of Bolton’s 58 shots in the England League 2 so far this season (13 shots, 71 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 57 efforts last time out against Bolton (96 shots, 67 chances created).
Cheltenham has been involved in six goals in his 72 England League 2 games against Bolton (71 goals, 72 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 93 vs Cheltenham).