FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 20 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Wigan Athletic v Everton fixture

Everton face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Wigan Ath. and Everton at was less than a year ago, in January 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 SepEverton2 - 2Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Tue 31 JanWigan Ath.1 - 1EvertonPREM
2005/2006Sat 24 SepEverton0 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
1979/1980Sat 26 JanEverton3 - 0Wigan Ath.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Wigan Athletic's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Latics have conceded a disappointing 12 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Everton's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Toffees have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Wigan Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 22 matches. Everton's 32 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Toffees out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Wigan Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Wigan Ath. Been beaten in each of their previous 5 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 7 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Everton 5 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.