Wigan vs Derby Predictions & Match Preview

Wigan Athletic vs Derby County EFL Championship Prediction by LeagueLane

Wigan Athletic vs Derby County
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 8th December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: DW Stadium (Wigan).

Derby travels to Wigan to complete their 21st round proceedings in the English Championship. Wigan is trying to find their way into the mid-table, while Derby is gunning to get into the playoff mix. Just one point separates all the five teams fighting for the four spots.

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Wigan holds the 15th spot in the table after recording 25 points from their 20 matches. Their record reads seven wins, four draws, and nine losses. The team has scored 23 goals and conceded 28 in the process.

Derby is the seventh team in league standings. They have secured 34 points so far in their campaign. The team scored 30 goals and conceded 24 in their total 20 matches. The team won ten games, drew four and lost six.

Wigan drew their last match against one of the weakest teams in the whole league, Bolton. The scoreline ended 1-1. Both goals came in the first half itself.

Derby recorded an easy victory against Swansea in their last league match. The final scoreline was 2-1, and curiously all three goals came from Derby players. After leading with a scoreline of 2-0 till the 87th minute, Tomori scored an own goal.

Wigan vs Derby Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The last five wins in a row, in head-to-head ties are in the name of the away sides.
  • Wigan has just two wins in their last 11 games.
  • Derby has lost only five of their last 20 matches.
  • Wigan was winless in three of their last five home matches.
  • Derby was unbeaten in ten of their last 15 games on the road.
  • Derby won the last three h2h ties at this stadium in a row.

Wigan vs Derby Prediction

Derby holds the advantage in this tie. Contrary to popular trends, away sides look the favorite in h2h ties between these two teams. The last five wins in a row are in the name of visiting sides.

At this venue, Derby won the last three h2h ties in a row.

Derby has lost only five of their last 20 matches, and on the road, Derby was unbeaten in ten of last 15 games. Meanwhile, Wigan has just two wins in their last 11 games. And, at home, Wigan was winless in three of the last five ties.

The last three h2h ties in a row and six of the last eight had only one team on the scoresheet. That trend is likely to continue in this match.

Wigan vs Derby Betting Tips

  • Derby: Draw No Bet @ 1.60 (3/5)
  • Both Teams to Score: NO @ 2.20 (6/5).

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