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Bolton vs Burton Albion prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 01 January 2024

Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET

Venue: Toughsheet Community Stadium

The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.

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​Bolton vs Burton Albion: Top free betting tips

Our Bolton vs Burton Albion prediction is for a tight game that might finish without a winner. Can either team start 2024 with 3 points in the bag? 

The Trotters enter 2024 sitting nicely in the top 2 after finishing December with 3 consecutive wins. However, Bolton now face their boggy team with Burton Albion losing just once in the last 6 H2Hs. Burton also feel good about themselves again after ending 2023 with back-to-back 1-0 home wins. 

Both teams to score prediction: Yes

We back both sides to find the back of the net in this match with our first Bolton vs Burton Albion prediction. This has happened in 6 of the last 7 H2Hs. Also, 3 of Bolton’s last 4 home matches had BTTS outcomes. 

​​​Correct outcome prediction: Draw

Our next Bolton vs Burton Albion prediction is that the spoils will be shared. The Brewers recorded a draw in their last away outing. Also, 4 of the last 6 H2Hs ended in draws. 

​​​Correct score prediction: 1-1 draw

Following the logic from our first two free betting tips we give you our final Bolton vs Burton Albion prediction and it is the correct score. We think this game has a high likelihood of finishing 1-1. This was the result in the last 2 H2Hs. Also, Burton’s last away match produced a 1-1 draw. 

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How far will Burton’s fans travel to Bolton?

With Storm Hank set to batter Britain over the weekend and into the first day of the new year any Burton fans planning to make this journey must be ready for some serious travel disruptions. Checking on all the latest news regarding the state of the roads on the morning of the game is vital so you know how to plan your journey.  

Still, if all is normal it should take the travelling supporters less than 2 hours to reach Bolton as the driving distance is only 84 miles (135km). 

​Bolton vs Burton Albion: Tickets

For this match tickets both for home and away fans are priced at £26.00, with the usual discounts for seniors and youngsters in place. There will be no Ticket Offices open on the day of the game so anyone that wants to attend at the last minute will have to buy their ticket online. 

Burton Albion fans can’t purchase tickets on the day of the game. They have to do that before travelling. For those Brewers fans that want to use the organised coach travel leaves Pirelli Stadium at exactly 11:15 am and the price for a seat is £17,50.  

​​​FAQs: Bolton vs Burton Albion

  • What was the result the last time the sides met? Back in August, the sides shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.
  • Will Mark Helm play for Burton? No, Burton’s main playmaker Helm is out injured right now.  
  • Who will be the referee? Darren Drysdale, an official who shows on average of 4.6 yellow cards per match this season, will be the first referee.


Iskra Zecheva

For over 16 years now, Iskra had been a freelance sports writer. Football and scouting, being among the main fields of her expertise. She has dined with kings, queens and some of the most famous sports figures of the past and the present. Iskra is also a member of the largest independent union of investigative journalists. She has minority ownership at several sports clubs and knows first-hand the pains of supporting a 'small-scale' football club.

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