FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2010 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 Wednesday evening, 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 2009, with Blackburn R. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
2006/2007Sun 01 OctBlackburn R.2 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Rovers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Wigan Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Latics have hit 8 goals, 20 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 24 points from their 22 games played so far, Wigan Ath. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 20 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.611410164
Wigan Ath.622210118

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Ewood Park for the Rovers and the Madmen are unable to see past Wigan Ath. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Wigan Ath. 4 games since last defeat.