FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 06 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Bolton Wdrs. face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 12 games played, The Trotters have recorded 4 wins, and Wigan Ath. have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2005, with Wigan Ath. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 04 NovBolton Wdrs.0 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Sat 04 FebBolton Wdrs.1 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Tue 20 DecWigan Ath.2 - 0Bolton Wdrs.LGEC
2005/2006Sun 02 OctWigan Ath.2 - 1Bolton Wdrs.PREM
1992/1993Sat 10 AprWigan Ath.0 - 2Bolton Wdrs.LGE1
1992/1993Sat 26 DecBolton Wdrs.2 - 1Wigan Ath.LGE1
1991/1992Sat 18 AprWigan Ath.1 - 1Bolton Wdrs.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Wigan Athletic have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Latics have scored 4, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Trotters have hit 9 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Wigan Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 33 points from 31 matches. Bolton Wdrs. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 50 points they have accumulated from 31 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Wigan Ath.6222448
Bolton Wdrs.62047146

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the The Trotters has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Wigan Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Wigan Ath. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bolton Wdrs. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.