Reading vs Wigan Prediction & Match Preview

Reading vs Wigan Championship Prediction by LeagueLane

Reading vs Wigan Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in English Championship on Saturday, 29 April 2023.

Wigan are placed bottom-most in the table, with just two games remaining. Relegation has almost become a reality for them, and the team will have to deliver some huge miracles to avoid that.

Meanwhile, Reading are winless in the past five games in a row, and are placed 22nd in a table of 24. They too are under the threat of being relegated at the end of the campaign.

Reading vs Wigan Head-to-head stats

The reverse fixture ended in a 0-1 win for Reading, and they managed to register wins in five of the past seven meetings. Do also note that three of the past four h2h clashes had three or more goals.

Who will win the match between Reading vs Wigan?

Wigan might be placed bottom-most in the table, but do note that they are on a two-game winning streak. And at the same time, Reading are one of the few teams in the competition to have remained winless in the last 11 game weeks.

Moreover, they lost the latest encounter at this stadium 0-3, and on top of that lost four of the past six h2h clashes here as well.

By the looks of things, a win is expected for the desperate Wigan over the struggling Reading.

How many goals can be expected?

Do note that both the teams are placed in the relegation zone, and with just two games remaining in the competition, nerves are at a high. On top of that, both teams have struggled with their defense throughout the campaign.

Three of the past four overall h2h meetings had three or more goals, and so did six of the past eight h2h encounters at this venue.

It looks like goals are coming in huge numbers this weekend.

Reading vs Wigan Prediction

Wigan won the last two fixtures in a row, and are determined to avoid getting relegated. They are placed bottom-most in the table, and have nothing to lose now.

On the other hand we have Reading, who are winless in the last 11 match-ups in a row, and on top of that they lost four of the former six h2h clashes at this ground as well.

Likely, a win for Reading seems to be the expected outcome, and the odds are placed at 2.75.

Going on though, Reading are desperate as well, and they have the better h2h record in recent years. Moreover, both teams struggled with defense all through the campaign. In fact, six of the past eight h2h meetings at this venue had three or more goals.

As such, the Over 2.5 Match Goals wager appear to be a decent pick at 2.20 odd.

Reading vs Wigan Betting Tips

  • Wigan to Win @ 2.75
  • Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 2.20.