FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 12 May 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Wigan Athletic v Manchester United fixture

Man. Utd. face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Wednesday evening, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Its been a kind fixture in the past, resulting in a win each time for the Red Devils.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in May 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 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:
2008/2009Wed 14 JanMan. Utd.1 - 0Wigan Ath.PREM
2007/2008Sun 11 MayWigan Ath.0 - 2Man. Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 06 OctMan. Utd.4 - 0Wigan Ath.PREM
2006/2007Tue 26 DecMan. Utd.3 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
2006/2007Sat 14 OctWigan Ath.1 - 3Man. Utd.PREM
2005/2006Mon 06 MarWigan Ath.1 - 2Man. Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sun 26 FebMan. Utd.4 - 0Wigan Ath.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

Wigan Athletic have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Latics have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

The away form of Man. Utd. however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Red Devils pummel 12 goals, and let in 4.

Wigan Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 42 points from their 35 games played so far, Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 83 points from the 35 games played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Wigan Ath.61143134
Man. Utd.660015318

FootyMad's prediction ...

Man. Utd. are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Wigan Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Wigan Ath. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Man. Utd. 4 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.