Sunderland vs Wigan – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 12, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 12, 2022

Sunderland will be taking on visiting team Wigan at the Stadium of Light in a Championship tie on Saturday. Sunderland are 12th in the table on 17 points after 13 matches. Wigan are 9th with 19 points after 13 matches played.

Sunderland vs Wigan Stats

  • Sunderland have not lost 15 of the last 16 home matches
  • Sunderland have not won the last 4 matches in a row
  • Sunderland have not won 5 of the last 6 home matches
  • Sunderland have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Sunderland have drawn 3 of the last 4 matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 matches Wigan played, both teams scored
  • Wigan have not lost 9 of the last 11 away matches
  • Wigan have scored in 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Wigan have scored in 9 of the last 10 matches
  • Wigan have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches

Sunderland vs Wigan Lineups

Sunderland vs Wigan Preview

In the previous three games, Sunderland drew 0-0 with Preston, lost 0-0 against Blackpool and 2-1 against Swansea. Sunderland just have a single home win to show from their efforts in the past six Championship matches at the Stadium of Light. They also drew four and lost one of these six encounters, in which they scored six and conceded four goals. Sunderland played four draws at the Stadium of Light so far this season in the Championship this season. No team drew as many matches on home soil.

Leam Richardson’s Wigan collected one win from their last three matches, as Hull won by 2-1. Cardiff were too strong as well, winning 1-3 before Wigan won 1-0 against Blackburn. Wigan claimed 13 points in their last six Championship matches, winning four, drawing once as well as losing once. They conceded five and scored nine goals themselves. Wigan have been impressive away from home this season, winning four matches on their travels.

Sunderland vs Wigan H2H

Sunderland celebrated a 0-1 win in their most recent meeting with their upcoming opponent. Are we in for something similar at Stadium of Light on Saturday? Sunderland go into their upcoming match against Wigan with a 25% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 1-3-0 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Sunderland won four of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing five and losing one as well. Wigan won six from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost two in this run. Sunderland won three times in their 10 most recent league games, with Wigan claiming five wins from a possible 10.

Both Teams to Score

Sunderland ran out 0-1 winners the last time these two rivals played each other and are definitely planning to claim three points again on Saturday.

Over/Under Tips

Sunderland saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals appeared in five of the last ten matches that Wigan played across all tournaments this season. They scored 1.2 times on average in the process.

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About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.