Wigan vs Shrewsbury
England League One
Date: Saturday, 26 December 2020
Kick-Off at 15.00 UK
Venue: DW Stadium, Wigan.
Situation in Wigan Athletic is quite alarming as the team keeps failing to exit the relegation zone. They are stuck in 23rd place ahead of Boxing Day match versus Shrewsbury Town. Not even victory can help Latics to get over the red line, but surely would boost team spirits ahead of upcoming weeks. Their opponents are not doing much better in terms of stats, collecting only five points more.
The Blues are in much better shape though, having won the last three divisional games with identical 1-0 result. It’s quite an achievement to beat Hull City, Lincoln City and Doncaster Rovers in span of ten days. Wigan are marked as visitors going into this clash at 3.00 odds.
Wigan vs Shrewsbury Head-to-head
The last time these two teams met was in 2017 when both were members of League One. Result at this stadium was 0-0.
Four out of the last five meetings didn’t had a lot of action, ending Under 2.5 goals.
The score is currently tied when it comes to all-time stats. Both teams have secured two victories each, while two games ended without winner. The average number goals per match is 2.33.
Wigan vs Shrewsbury Prediction
By looking at last five appearances of Latics, it’s very hard to predict outcome of Wigan’s games. They were able to beat Sunderland on the road, as well as Accrington Stanley at home, but then suddenly lose 0-5 to relegation zone squad Rochdale. Last weekend squad from DW drew to Fleetwood on the road thanks to the very late goal scored by Oliver Crankshaw.
The weakest link so far is offense which produced only 16 goals in 18 matches, which is the lowest number in the league. Shrewsbury are in great form lately indeed, but it’s questionable if they can keep going like that for long. We are going to back the draw with small stake here, while safer option is going to be Under 2.5 goals at 1.75.
Wigan vs Shrewsbury Bet Tips
Draw @ 3.50
Under 2.5 goals @ 1.75.