Wigan vs Watford – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 25, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 25, 2022

We are zooming in on Wigan and Watford, as the duo face each other at DW Stadium on Saturday in what surely will be an exciting Championship clash. With 23 points after 16 games, Watford currently sit 10th in the Championship standings. Wigan play catch-up as they recorded 19 points in 16 matches, putting them 19th before their upcoming clash.

Wigan vs Watford Stats

  • Wigan have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
  • Wigan have scored in 13 of the last 14 matches
  • In 5 of the last 6 matches Wigan played, both teams scored
  • Wigan have not won 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Wigan have lost 5 of the last 6 matches
  • Watford have not won 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • Watford have conceded in 12 of the last 14 away matches
  • Watford have conceded in 10 of the last 11 matches
  • Watford have scored in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Watford have not won 6 of the last 8 matches

Wigan vs Watford Lineups

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In their last three matches, Wigan lost 2-1 against Sunderland, 1-4 against Middlesbrough and 2-1 against Queens P.R.. Wigan claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Championship, which also saw them drawing one and losing four matches, in which they scored five and conceded 14 goals. Wigan are one of the three worst home sides so far in this Championship campaign. They only achieved six points and one wins, scoring six at DW Stadium whilst conceding 15 as well.

Their past three matches saw Watford beating Norwich 2-1, losing 3-0 against Millwall, and beating Luton by 4-0. In their last six Championship away matches, Watford failed to win more than once. Instead, they’ve drawn two and lost three, scoring six while also conceding nine times. No team split the points as many times on their travels as Watford have this season in the Championship. They have so far collected no less than four draws.

Wigan vs Watford H2H

Watford got the better of Wigan in the last two h2h meetings, winning by 2-0 and 2-1, respectively. Wigan have a 25% win rate against Watford, who won three of these matches. The total record reads 2-3-3, which is 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 all three points two times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing four along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. Watford won one of their last 10 games away while drawing four and losing five in this series of matches. Wigan only managed two clean sheets in their last 10 matches at their own ground, while Watford racked up two clean sheets in their last 10 away games.

Both Teams to Score

Watford celebrated a 2-0 win as well as a 2-1 victory in the last two matches played against Wigan. Both teams scored four times in the previous eight matches between home side Wigan and Watford. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.83.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals happened three times in the past eight encounters between Wigan and Watford, with Wigan scoring 0.89 goals on average per game. Watford averaged 1.14 goals, while both teams scored four times. Wigan saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.7 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.