Wigan vs Blackburn – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 10, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 10, 2022

Tuesday night’s sole Championship fixture sees Wigan bost Blackburn at the DW Stadium. Wigan are 16th in the table on 16 points after 12 matches. Blackburn meanwhile are 7th with 21 points after 13 matches played.

Wigan vs Blackburn Stats

  • Wigan have scored in 12 of the last 14 home matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 home matches Wigan played, both teams scored
  • Wigan have not won 7 of the last 8 home matches
  • Wigan have conceded in 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • In 5 of the last 7 matches Wigan played, both teams scored
  • Blackburn have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Blackburn have conceded in 5 of the last 6 away matches

Wigan vs Blackburn Lineups

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Wigan managed one win in the last three matches, which was a 0-2 victory against Rotherham. They went on to lose 2-1 against Hull, before getting dumped in a 1-3 defeat against Cardiff. In their last six Championship home matches, Wigan didn’t claim a single win. Instead, they’ve drawn 3 and lost 3, while scoring 4 and conceding 11 goals. Wigan are among the three lowest-scoring home sides in the Championship so far. They have managed a mediocre 4 goals at DW Stadium, while also conceding 11.

Results have been up and down for Blackburn, who beat Millwall by 2-1. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 1-0 against Cardiff, before claiming three points in a 3-0 win against Rotherham. Blackburn won twice, while also recording 0 draws, and 4 defeats in their last six away matches in the Championship. The scoreline from these matches says 9 goals conceded and 4 scored. Blackburn proved themselves generous visitors in the Championship this season, as they conceded an astonishing 9 goals so far. This leaves them with the worst defensive record of all teams from their away matches.

Wigan vs Blackburn H2H

Wigan face off against Blackburn for the first time in a while, with Wigan claiming a 2-0 win at DW Stadium back then. Wigan enter the match against Blackburn with a 4-2-4 record in their previous 10 encounters. A win rate of 40%, which is perhaps 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

Wigan claimed a modest 2 wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in 4 of the games, whilst losing 4. Blackburn won 5 of their last 10 games away, drew 1 and lost 4 of the games in this run. Blackburn stands a good shot at getting on the scoresheet on Tuesday since Wigan just managed 2 clean sheets in their previous 10 matches at home. The visitors claimed 4 clean sheets in their last 10 away games.

Both Teams to Score

Blackburn visit Wigan for their first meeting since June 2020, when Wigan put a 2-0 win on the board at DW Stadium. Both teams scored 5 times in the previous 10 matches between home side Wigan and Blackburn. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.90.

Over/Under Tips

In the past 10 encounters between Wigan and Blackburn over 2.5 goals came out 6 times, with Wigan scoring an average of 1.5 goals per game. Blackburn averaged 1.4 goals, while both teams scored 5 times. Over 2.5 goals happened in 5 of Wigan’s last 10 matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in 5 of the visitor’s last 10 games this season. On average, they scored 1.2 times in those matches.

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