Wigan vs Portsmouth: Preview and Predictions

Wigan vs Portsmouth English League One Match Preview 26th August 2017

Wigan vs Portsmouth
2017/18 English League One
Date: Saturday, 26th August 2017
Kick off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: The DW Stadium.

Game Week 4 of English League One brings us a duel between the first ranked Wigan and Portsmouth at the DW Stadium.


Three weeks into League One, and three wins for Wigan that are, naturally, at the top of the league table at the moment. Last week, they visited Oldham Athletic and won while keeping the sheets clean. The final score was 0 – 2. With 3 goals, Powell is currently their top scorer.

Their most recent match was away against Aston Villa in the League Cup and they were defeated with a score of 4-1.


After three weeks, Portsmouth have one win, one loss, and one draw, in that order. They are currently sitting at the 13th place in the league table. Last week they hosted Walsall and the match ended with a 1 – 1 draw. Walsall were the first to score, but Pitman scored the penalty goal after that, thus securing his team with at least a point.

Wigan vs Portsmouth: Head to head

Wigan and Portsmouth have had 11 head to head encounters so far, and Portsmouth came out as winners 6 times. Only once their duel ended with a draw. important to note that the last time the two teams met was in 2010.

Wigan vs Portsmouth: Prediction

Head to head encounters speak in the favour of Portsmouth, but that cannot be held as relevant enough, since it is a record from 7 years ago. At the moment, Wigan is in a better shape, and is definitely expected to take the win in this match while scoring at least two goals.

Wigan vs Portsmouth: Bet Tips

Wigan to win @ 1.91 – William Hill

Total goals by home team over 1.5 @ 2.02 – Unibet.

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