Wigan vs Reading – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: September 16, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: September 16, 2022

The Championship clash at DW Stadium on Saturday sees home team Wigan battling it out for the win against Reading.

Wigan vs Reading Stats

  • Wigan have scored in 21 of the last 23 home matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 home matches Wigan played, both teams scored
  • Wigan have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In the last 4 matches in a row Wigan played, both teams scored
  • Wigan have not lost 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Reading have conceded in 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Reading have lost 5 of the last 7 away matches
  • Reading have not won 5 of the last 7 away matches
  • Reading have conceded in the last 3 matches in a row
  • Reading have not scored in 5 of the last 7 away matches

Wigan vs Reading Lineups

Wigan vs Reading Preview

Their last three matches saw Wigan drawing 1-1 with West Bromwich, before taking out Luton by 1-2, and Huddersfield by 1-2. Wigan only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at DW Stadium in the Championship. They also drew four and lost one of these six encounters, in which they scored 12 and conceded eight goals. Wigan are one of the worst home teams in the Championship with a dismal three points and just zero wins. They scored three at DW Stadium while conceding seven as well.

Reading are currently a little too inconsistent for their own good. Against Sheffield United, they lost 4-0, before winning 2-1 against Stoke. They came out on the losing end once again in a 0-3 defeat against Sunderland. Reading only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Championship. In these six matches, they drew zero and lost five as well as being outscored by 13 goals to one. Reading have been terrible at getting on the scoresheet away from home in the Championship. Hitting the target only one time, they have the worst offensive record so far, whilst also allowing nine goals against.

Wigan vs Reading H2H

Reading visit Wigan for their first meeting since February 2020, when Wigan put a 3-0 win on the board at Madejski Stadium. Reading look back on four wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of Wigan. The home side has a 40% win rate in these encounters for a total record of 4-2-4. No doubt 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 three modest wins from their previous 10 league outings, whereas Reading managed to win five times from a possible 10.

Both Teams to Score

The last time Wigan faced off against Reading, Wigan claimed a 3-0 win at Madejski Stadium. Both teams scored four times in the previous ten matches between home side Wigan and Reading. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.83.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the last ten encounters between these two teams. Wigan managed an average of 1.4 goals, with Reading averaging 1.3 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet four times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of Wigan’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.3 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored one time in those matches.

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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.