Bolton Wanderers v Millwall Betting Tips: Under 2.5, 2019-03-09

Championship Tips

Saturday 9th March 2019
Kickoff: 1500hrs
Pick: Under 2.5 goals
Bookmaker: Marathonbet
Odds: 1.62 (odds taken at 22:44 GMT, 07 Mar 2019)

We take a look at this relegation ‘six-pointer’ next when second from bottom club Bolton Wanderers play host to 20th placed Millwall as the betting tips continue at the Macron Stadium with both teams desperately needing all three points here…

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Bolton Wanderers Prediction

Despite recently recording a shock 1-0 win away at Birmingham City in mid-February, Bolton Wanderers have since returned to type and slumped to three defeats on the trot in the Championship with losses to Norwich City, Leeds United and Swansea City.

However, The Trotters now return to their home ground for this vital clash against Millwall where they’ll feel they have a chance of picking up something out of this encounter, although recent form at home has seen Bolton record just one win out of their last 12 matches on home soil.

A home record of 3-4-10 10/25 is nothing to write home about, and with time starting to run out, it’s becoming very much a case of ‘now or never’ for Phil Parkinson’s side as they find themselves seven points adrift of Reading and from safety.

Although we can’t count on Bolton taking all three points here, the hosts generally keep things tight on home turf and stay in games and this is underlined by the fact that 10 of their 17 home matches have resulted in under 2.5 goals to date.


Key-Facts – Bolton Wanderers v Millwall

  • 10 of Bolton’s 17 home matches have resulted in under 2.5 goals to date
  • 10 of Millwall’s 17 away matches have resulted in under 2.5 goals to date
  • 7 of the last 9 meetings between these two sides have resulted in under 2.5


Millwall Prediction

Millwall also make their way up north to Lancashire on the back of three straight defeats in the Championship as they’ve suffered recent defeats to Preston North End, Hull City and Norwich City despite also causing an upset with a 1-0 win away at Derby County last month.

With just one win from their last nine matches in the Championship, Neil Harris’s boys appear to be trending in the same direction as their hosts, Bolton Wanderers, with the worrying factor for Harris being that Millwall have failed to score in four of these recent nine games as well.

Millwall also possess a poor away record that stands at a disappointing 2-4-11 16/29 with their two wins on the road coming in recent weeks with victories at Ipswich Town and Derby County, 3-2 and 1-0 respectively.

Again, Millwall can’t be trusted in the straight win markets on the road here, but they too have had 10 of their 17 away matches seeing under 2.5 goals scored.

Betting Tips Verdict

Bolton and Millwall seem fairly evenly matched going into this clash with both teams trending in downward directions. In addition, seven of the last nine meetings between these two sides have resulted in under 2.5 goals, so that’s what we’ll go with today.