FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 30 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic fixture

Blackburn R. prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at Ewood Park on Sunday 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 April 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Mon 03 AprBlackburn R.1-1Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Sat 31 DecWigan Ath.0 - 3Blackburn R.PREM
2002/2003Tue 17 DecWigan Ath.0 - 2Blackburn R.LGEC
1997/1998Sat 03 JanBlackburn R.4 - 2Wigan Ath.FAC
1986/1987Tue 02 SepBlackburn R.2 - 0Wigan Ath.LGEC
1986/1987Tue 26 AugWigan Ath.1 - 3Blackburn R.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 5 conceded.

In complete contrast to Blackburn R., Wigan Ath. are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Latics have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackburn R.'s 8 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Wigan Ath. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 5 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.63219611
Wigan Ath.6123585

FootyMad's prediction ...

Blackburn R. may be coming up against a decent side in Wigan Ath., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Rovers. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. 4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Wigan Ath. Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.