Sheffield United vs Wigan – Predictions and Free Bets

Published: April 9, 2023
Author: Joe Kizlauskas
Last Updated: April 9, 2023

The spotlight is on both Sheffield United and Wigan, as the Championship rivals go looking to boost their points tally. They face each other on Friday in the at Bramall Lane.

Sheffield United vs Wigan Stats

  • Sheffield United have won 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Sheffield United have scored in 13 of the last 15 home matches
  • In 5 of the last 7 Sheffield United matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
  • Sheffield United have not lost 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 Sheffield United matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 14 Wigan matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Wigan have not won the last 15 away matches in a row
  • Wigan have not won 25 of the last 27 matches
  • In 20 of the last 22 Wigan away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Wigan have conceded in 16 of the last 18 away matches

Sheffield United vs Wigan Squad lists

Sheffield United Squad

Heckingbottom will select the starting XI for the upcoming match against Wigan from the players listed below:

  • Adam Davies, Wesley Foderingham, Anel Ahmedhodzic, Chris Basham, Ciaran Clark, Enda Stevens, Jack O’Connell, Jack Robinson, Jayden Bogle, Joe Starbuck, John Egan, Kyron Gordon, Max Lowe, Rhys Norrington-Davies, Sai Sachdev, Andre Brooks, Ben Osborn, Frankie Maguire, George Baldock, Ismaila Cheick Coulibaly, James McAtee, John Fleck, Oliver Norwood, Ollie Arblaster, Sander Berge, Thomas Doyle, Billy Sharp, Daniel Jebbison, Iliman Ndiaye, Louie Marsh, Oliver McBurnie, Rhian Brewster, William Osula.

Wigan Squad

Here is the full squad of the away team. The 40 year-old Wigan manager Maloney will select his starting XI from these players:

  • Amos, Jones, Wonnacott, Tickle, Tilt, Whatmough, Carragher, Kerr, Cousins, Bennett, Kelly, Rekik, Nyambe, Caulker, Naylor, Pearce, Scully, Sinani, McClean, Power, Smith, Darikwa, Aasgaard, Fletcher, Lang, Wyke, Tiehi, Magennis, Azeez, Keane.

Sheffield United vs Wigan Lineups

Sheffield United vs Wigan Preview

Sheffield United swept all aside in their last three matches and started off by winning 1-2 against Sunderland. They went on to defeat Blackburn 3-2 and made it three on the spin against Norwich in a 0-1 victory. In their last six Championship home matches, Sheffield United have four wins, no draws and two defeats. They scored nine and conceded five goals. Sheffield United are among the three top scoring teams on home soil this season in the Championship. They so far banged in 35 goals, while also giving away 17 goals.

Wigan look solid currently after going three matches unbeaten, which started by drawing 1-1 against Coventry. They followed that up by sharing the spoils with Watford in a 1-1 draw, before taking out Queens P.R. in a 1-0 win. Wigan didn’t manage a single away win in their last six Championship matches, but managed three draws, while suffering three defeats. They conceded eight and scored three goals themselves.

Sheffield United vs Wigan H2H

Sheffield United celebrated a 1-2 win in their most recent meeting with their upcoming opponent. Are we in for something similar at Bramall Lane this coming Friday? A draw could be the way to go here, as this has been an equal pairing in their most recent meetings. Sheffield United won four of the previous ten matches, while Wigan secured four wins from those ten matches. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 1.45.

Current Championship standings

Sheffield United are chasing the first place in the Championship after collecting 73 points from their initial 38 encounters. Wigan trail them on 34 points after 39 rounds, sitting as number 24 in the table.

Full Time Betting

Sheffield United claimed all three points eight times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing zero along the way. They endured defeat in two of the games in this run. Wigan won zero of their last 10 games away, while drawing six and losing four in this series of matches. Both teams scored in four of the last 10 home league matches for Sheffield United. Both teams also found the back of the net six times in the previous 10 league games away for Wigan.

Both Teams to Score

Sheffield United won the last two meetings against Wigan, as they followed up a 3-0 win by beating their upcoming opponent by a 2-1 score. In the past seven matches between home side Sheffield United and Wigan both teams found the back of the net four times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 2.10. There was over 2.5 goals in 4 of the 5 most recent Championship encounters between Sheffield United and Wigan. Both teams found the back of the net four times in the last seven matches between Sheffield United and Wigan.

Over/Under Tips

In the last seven encounters between Sheffield United and Wigan over 2.5 goals came out four times, as Sheffield United averaged 1.57 goals a game. Wigan scored an average of 1.57 goals in these, while both teams scored four times. Sheffield United saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in two of the last ten outings for Wigan, who managed to score 0.7 times in those matches.

About Joe Kizlauskas

Joe is a seasoned iGaming copywriter and speaker who has been in the business since 2015. He's written more words on all elements of iGaming than he likes to remember, and he's contributed material to a number of well-known brands. Joe may be seen playing 5 a side, at the gym or playing games on his Playstation when he is not writing.