Wigan vs Luton – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 18, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 18, 2023

The Championship tie at the DW Stadium on Saturday sees home team Wigan up against Luton. With 39 points after 26 games, Luton currently rank 9th in the Championship standings. Wigan play catch-up as they recorded 25 points in 27 matches, putting them up as 24th before their upcoming clash.

Wigan vs Luton Stats

  • Wigan have conceded in the last 15 matches in a row
  • In the last 8 matches in a row Wigan played, both teams scored
  • Wigan have not won 16 of the last 18 matches
  • Wigan have lost 8 of the last 10 home matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Wigan have conceded in 15 of the last 17 home matches
  • In 20 of the last 22 Luton away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 10 of the last 11 Luton matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 6 of the last 7 matches Luton played, both teams scored
  • Luton have scored in the last 7 matches in a row
  • In 5 of the last 6 Luton matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

Wigan vs Luton Lineups

Wigan vs Luton Preview

In the previous three games, Wigan drew 1-1 with Luton, lost 1-1 against Cardiff and 1-2 against Luton. Wigan only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at DW Stadium in the Championship. They also drew zero and lost five of these six encounters, in which they scored five and conceded 13 goals. Wigan are among the three teams scoring the least goals at home in the Championship this season. They managed 11 goals at DW Stadium while conceding 28.

Luton claimed four points in their last three matches, starting with a 1-1 draw with Wigan. A 2-3 defeat against West Bromwich was next up, before beating Wigan by 1-2. Luton managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Championship away matches, in which they scored seven while also conceding nine times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats.

Wigan vs Luton H2H

Wigan ended up winning 1-2 in the most recent meeting between these two rivals. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at DW Stadium. Wigan claimed one win, while Luton picked up one win in the previous ten matches, while the rest had no winner. The bookies’ best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 3.20.

Current Championship Standings

Full Time Betting

Wigan racked up two wins in their previous 10 matches on their home ground across all tournaments. They lost eight and now face Luton who won six of their previous 10 away matches. They drew one and lost three. Strap yourselves up for goals at DW Stadium since both teams scored in seven of the last 10 home matches for Wigan. The same occurred in three of the last 10 league games away from home for Luton.

Both Teams to Score

The last time these two teams faced off against each other, Wigan came away as 1-2 winners. No doubt they are planning a similar outcome this coming Saturday.

Over/Under Tips

In the past three encounters between Wigan and Luton over 2.5 goals came out two times, with Wigan scoring an average of one goal per game. Luton averaged one goal, while both teams scored two times. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Wigan’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of one goal during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Luton, who managed to score 1.5 times in those matches.


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.