FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th December 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers at 15:00 on Saturday, 26th December 2009 in the Premier League.
Blackburn R. face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Saturday afternoon, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having come through the challenge on 4 of the previous 6 occasions.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2008, with Wigan Ath. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 26 Apr||Blackburn R.||2 - 0||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Wigan Ath.||3 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Blackburn R.||3 - 1||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Wigan Ath.||5 - 3||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Mon 01 Jan||Wigan Ath.||0 - 3||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 01 Oct||Blackburn R.||2 - 1||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 03 Apr||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||Wigan 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 Blackburn R. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Rovers have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Wigan Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 17 matches. Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 19 points from their 18 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Latics, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Wigan Ath.||Not won in the 3 most recent games.|
|Blackburn R.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.
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