Our betting experts preview the Championship match between Blackburn and Wigan and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
The Championship tie at Ewood Park on this coming Monday sees home team Blackburn up against Wigan.
Placed eighth in the standings, Blackburn have amassed 43 points after 28 matches. On 25 points, Wigan rank 24th with 28 matches played this season.
Blackburn vs Wigan Preview
Having collected three points from three draws in their previous three matches, Blackburn are on the lookout for a win again. Against Bristol City it finished 1-1, before they split the points with Birmingham in a 2-2 draw. In their latest match, they once again had to settle for a single point after drawing 0-0 against Birmingham. The Rovers managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the Championship. They drew none though, losing twice in this series. They scored eight goals and conceded seven times.
A draw is all that prevents Wigan from having nothing to show for their previous three games. They claimed a point in a 1-1 draw against Cardiff before getting trounced by Luton in a 1-2 defeat. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Luton ran out 0-2 winners. The Latics are winless in their last six away games in the Championship, in which they drew three and lost three. They conceded 12 goals while scoring six themselves.
Blackburn vs Wigan Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Blackburn and Wigan. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Blackburn have scored in the last 13 home matches in a row
- Blackburn have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
- Blackburn have lost 3 of the last 4 home matches and both teams scored at the same time
- In 5 of the last 6 Blackburn matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Blackburn have lost 3 of the last 4 home matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Wigan have conceded in the last 17 matches in a row
- Wigan have not won 18 of the last 20 matches
- In 9 of the last 10 matches Wigan played, both teams scored
- In 10 of the last 12 away matches Wigan played, both teams scored
- In 14 of the last 16 Wigan away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Blackburn vs Wigan – Players in Form
Bradley Dack managed to hit the target twice recently for Blackburn, while Will Keane has added two strikes in Championship for Wigan in his last six outings.
Blackburn vs Wigan Betting Tips
Ewood Park witnessed Blackburn winning six of their 10 latest matches across all tournaments here. They drew one and lost three in this run. Wigan won one of their previous 10 games away, drew four, and lost five. Astonishingly, the Latics conceded a goal in their last 15 matches. Blackburn have not lost to Wigan in 5 consecutive home meetings.
Both teams to score
Blackburn scored the first goal in six out of their last ten games. Wigan scored the opening goal in six of the last ten away from home. Of the previous 10 outings, Blackburn scored the opening goal six times, whereas their opponents were first on target in three of their last 10 games.
Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Blackburn’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.1 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Wigan, who managed to score one time in those matches.
Match predictions: Blackburn vs Wigan
To sum up, the upcoming match between Blackburn and Wigan seems to be a good betting opportunity.