FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic 06 Nov 2010

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History of the Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic fixture

Blackburn R. prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Rovers.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was less than a year ago, in January 2010, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Wed 27 JanBlackburn R.2-1Wigan Ath.PREM
2009/2010Sat 26 DecWigan Ath.1 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2008/2009Sun 26 AprBlackburn R.2 - 0Wigan Ath.PREM
2008/2009Sat 13 DecWigan Ath.3 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
2007/2008Sat 22 MarBlackburn R.3 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
2007/2008Sat 15 DecWigan Ath.5 - 3Blackburn R.PREM
2006/2007Mon 01 JanWigan Ath.0 - 3Blackburn R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Wigan Ath. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Latics have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackburn R. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 9 points from their 10 games thus far. Wigan Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 10 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.6114594
Wigan Ath.6231759

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Blackburn R.'s indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Wigan Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Wigan Ath. Not won in previous 3 away matches.