Cardiff City vs Wigan Athletic
England League Championship
Date: Saturday, 29th October 2016,
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK
Venue: Cardiff City Stadium.
Cardiff City’s positive attitude in recent weeks have helped them to stay away from relegation zone momentarily. They will come into the matchday 15 fixture Wigan sitting at 20th in the league table, still, only a 3 point distance from relegation zone.
There are only 4 wins from Cardiff’s 14 matches so far this season. Now the two of them came from their unbeaten run in the last 3 matches. Some big results along the way for Neil Warnock’s side as they defeated Nottingham Forest away from home last week and held Sheffield to a draw. And most importantly the 2-1 win against a Bristol City, who are performing above expectations at the moment.
Wigan on the other hand are 23rd in the league table and haven’t won in their last four matches. They only managed 2 wins all season and it is no surprise that their immediate target will be to get out of the relegation zone. Their away record this season also represents a poor picture as they are win-less in 8 matches in all competitions. However, they managed draws at Leeds and Brentford in the last two away trips bringing their 5 match losing streak on the road to a temporary halt.
Cardiff City vs Wigan Athletic: Head-to-Head Stats
Cardiff won both the home and away fixtures against Wigan when they met for the Championship clash on 2014/15 season. Both wins were by the same 1-0 score-line.
However, Wigan have managed to stay unbeaten in their previous 6 visits to Cardiff, with wins from the last two and four consecutive draws below them.
Only two of the last six meetings between these two at Cardiff City stadium have seen over 2.5 goals.
Cardiff City vs Wigan Athletic: Prediction
Wigan are a side that are clearly struggling at the moment and their performances both home and away is nothing to write about. While Cardiff are a side en route to recovery after a terrible start to their season campaign. And with back-to-back wins from the last two meetings against Wigan, they will be confident to repeat the feat once again, especially in front of their home fans.
Cardiff City vs Wigan Athletic: Betting Tips
Cardiff to win at 2.25 (5/4)
Correct Score: 2-0 for Cardiff at 10.50 (19/2).