FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 08 May 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Bromwich Albion v Wigan Athletic fixture

West Brom. are ready to welcome Wigan Athletic to The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Baggies are clearly on top, with a 60.00% success rate in the fixture.

The previous match played between the two at The Hawthorns was more than three years back, in September 2005, with Wigan Ath. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Baggies in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009 Sat 29 Nov Wigan Ath. 2 - 1 West Brom. PREM
2005/2006 Sun 15 Jan Wigan Ath. 0 - 1 West Brom. PREM
2005/2006 Sat 10 Sep West Brom. 1-2 Wigan Ath. PREM
2003/2004 Tue 16 Mar West Brom. 2 - 1 Wigan Ath. CHMP
2003/2004 Tue 16 Sep Wigan Ath. 1 - 0 West Brom. CHMP
2002/2003 Wed 02 Oct Wigan Ath. 3 - 1 West Brom. LGEC
1992/1993 Sat 24 Apr West Brom. 5 - 1 Wigan Ath. LGE1

Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While The Baggies have scored 7, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

Wigan Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Latics have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 35 games have yielded only 28 points. Wigan Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 42 points from their 34 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
West Brom. 6 1 2 3 8 10 5
Wigan Ath. 6 2 1 3 4 11 7

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Hawthorns for the The Baggies and the Madmen are unable to see past Wigan Ath. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
West Brom. Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Wigan Ath. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.