Middlesbrough vs Wigan
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 10 November 2018
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Riverside Stadium (Middlesbrough).
The hosts are the best defensive team with a record of the least goals conceded (8) this season. But they have not scored plenty as well. Currently, they are sitting in a playoff spot, 4rth in the table with 7 wins and 2 losses. They have drawn 7 games also which was a let-off for the team managed by Tony Pulis.
They are unbeaten in 5 previous matches in all competitions and has won 2 of them. At home, they are unbeaten in 3 and has 3 wins and a loss in their last 7 matches in all competitions.
Last 3 games they played in the championship were all draws. The team from North Yorkshire will go to the top spot with a win in this match and they are favorites on paper.
Wigan, on the other hand, has been struggling to get wins in the Championship. They are 16th in the table with 8 defeats and 6 wins. They have conceded 24 goals already which is more than they scored (19). Since the league is being tightly competed, a win for them will take them to top 10.
But they are on a 3 game losing streak in the competition across all venues and those games had over 2.5 goals scored. In the last 6 games they played in the league, 4 matches were lost and they only managed to win 1.
The Latics are one of the teams with a poor away record. At the moment they are on a 6 game losing streak. In all the 8 matches played on the road, they have lost 7 and the only win was against Stoke.
Middlesbrough vs Wigan: Head-to-head (h2h)
- The Boro are unbeaten against Wigan in 7 h2h matches played recently, which includes 3 wins.
- The hosts have never at home in this fixture against Wigan in last 5 h2h matches, of which 2 were won by them.
- All of the last 5 h2h games in this ground had under 2.5 goals.
Middlesbrough vs Wigan: Prediction
Wigan is not good enough to be a challenge for this opposition. Their losing streak points at their inability to win in away games and when we look at the hosts they are having a great run at home with 3 games unbeaten run. So on the back of that home form, we can bet on Boro to win with 1.67 odd.
In 13 of the 14 games played by Boro had over 2.5 goals scored. Also in 9 of the last 10 h2h between them, the score was under 2.5 goals. Same goes for 7 of the 16 matches played by Wigan. In the last 4 h2h played at this ground, the same trend was followed. So we can bet on this match to have under 2.5 goals with 1.72 odd.
Middlesbrough vs Wigan: Betting Tips
Middlesbrough to win @ 1.67 (2/3).
Under 2.5 goals @ 1.72 (5/7).