Wigan vs Middlesbrough – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 17, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 17, 2022

We are zooming in on Wigan and Middlesbrough, as the duo face each other at DW Stadium on Wednesday in what surely will be an exciting Championship clash. Looking at the current standings in the Championship, the two teams are separated by 6 points.

Wigan vs Middlesbrough Stats

  • Wigan have scored in 14 of the last 16 home matches
  • Wigan have scored in 10 of the last 11 matches
  • Wigan have not won 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Wigan have conceded in 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Wigan have conceded in 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Middlesbrough have lost the last 4 away matches in a row
  • Middlesbrough have not won the last 6 away matches in a row
  • Middlesbrough have conceded in 10 of the last 12 away matches
  • Middlesbrough have not won 4 of the last 5 matches

Wigan vs Middlesbrough Lineups

Wigan vs Middlesbrough Preview

It is all or nothing with Wigan presently. They first went down 3-1 in an encounter with Cardiff, to which they replied by beating Blackburn 1-0. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side, when they lost 2-1 against Sunderland. In their last six Championship matches at home, Wigan have one win, while they’ve drawn two and lost three. Wigan have been unable to turn the DW Stadium into a fortress this season. They are one of the worst home teams in the Championship with just six points and one win to their name. They have scored five and allowed 11 goals against.

Managerless Middlesbrough have been a bit bleak in their last three matches, although it started with a 1-0 win against Birmingham. Unable to follow that up, they went down 2-0 against Millwall, before handing over all three points in a 1-2 defeat against Blackburn. Middlesbrough didn’t manage a single away win in their last six Championship matches, but managed one draw while suffering five defeats. They conceded 11 and scored five goals themselves. Middlesbrough have the worst away record in the Championship having picked up just one point on the road so far this season.

Wigan vs Middlesbrough H2H

Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Wigan played Middlesbrough. The pair split the points in a 2-2 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand. Wigan go into their upcoming match against Middlesbrough with a 0% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 0-5-3 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

Wigan claimed two wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing four and losing four. Middlesbrough won three of their last 10 away games, as they also drew one and lost six of these matches. Goals could at a premium this coming Wednesday at DW Stadium, where just three of the last Championship matches for Wigan saw over 2.5 goals. Of the previous 10 league games away for Middlesbrough, five had over 2.5 goals.

Both Teams to Score

It finished 2-2 when Wigan last played Middlesbrough and the best betting odds on yet another draw at full-time with the bookies are at 3.25.

Over/Under Tips

Under 2.5 goals happened two times in the last eight encounters between these two rivals. Wigan managed an average of 0.63 goals, with Middlesbrough averaging 1.14 goals in these. Both teams not to score was a winning bet five times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Wigan, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 0.8 times in those matches.

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