FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 20 December 2009 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 Monday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, The Trotters have recorded 6 wins, and Wigan Ath. have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 02 MayWigan Ath.0 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2008/2009Sun 28 DecBolton Wdrs.0 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
2007/2008Sun 16 MarWigan Ath.1 - 0Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2007/2008Sun 09 DecBolton Wdrs.4 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
2006/2007Sat 07 AprWigan Ath.1 - 3Bolton Wdrs.PREM
2006/2007Sat 04 NovBolton Wdrs.0 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Sat 04 FebBolton Wdrs.1 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Wigan Athletic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Latics in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Bolton Wdrs. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Trotters have hit 6 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Wigan Ath. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 17 matches. Bolton Wdrs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 16 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Wigan Ath.61238175
Bolton Wdrs.61239145

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Latics, as the The Trotters have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Wigan Ath. Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bolton Wdrs. Not won in previous 5 away matches.