Wigan vs Preston Prediction & Match Preview

Wigan vs Preston
England – Championship
Date: Monday, 22nd April 2019
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: DW Stadium (Wigan).

Wigan is floating on the relegation line and has a lead of just two points over the cut-off. More problem for the team is the fact that Millwall, the team just above them in the table has a game in hand. So, as things stand, every team in the exit zone will be targeting the spot of Wigan, the last safe team as of now in the Championship.

As per recent form, Preston is the worst team in the league right now. They lost the last four games in a row, and not even Ipswich, an already relegated side, and the dead-last team in the table have replicated that effort. Preston does have the confidence of beating Wigan in the reverse fixture of this tie, however.

Wigan vs Preston Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Five of the last seven wins belong to Wigan.
  • Since 2004, every win has been for a team at home.
  • The last Preston won at this venue was back in 2000.
  • Preston won the reverse fixture of this tie with a 4-0 scoreline, which was a home win.

Wigan vs Preston Prediction

Wigan was unbeaten in four of their last five games, and in their last eight home ties in a row. In h2h ties, since 2004, no away team has recorded a win. Also, five of the last seven h2h wins went to Wigan. Moreover, Preston lost their last four games in succession and the last two on the road. Finally, with their future hanging in the balance, Wigan will cash in on their home advantage, and go for the win. At any cost, they will be avoiding a loss.

But Preston will have something to say about it too. They actually did beat Wigan in the return fixture and that too with a 4-0 scoreline. In addition, the found the back of the net in their last nine road trips, whereas Wigan conceded in 12 of their last 15 fixtures. Expect fireworks in this closely fought tie and goals from either side of the pitch.

Wigan vs Preston Betting Tips

  • Double Chance: Wigan or Draw @ 1.40
  • Both Teams to Score @ 1.65.

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