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League One: Portsmouth vs Wigan – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the League One game between Portsmouth and Wigan who meet up on Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

When Wigan come to Fratton Park for the League One match this coming Saturday, Portsmouth will be hoping to use their home advantage to their advantage.

Portsmouth enjoy the view from the top of the table with 94 points after 44 matches. Wigan find themselves positioned as number 15 in the League One with 56 points following 44 rounds.


Team form: Portsmouth vs Wigan

Portsmouth Form

Portsmouth have gone unbeaten in their previous three matches, which included a 2-2 draw with Derby, a 3-1 victory over Shrewsbury, and a 1-1 draw with Bolton. Portsmouth won five of their last six League One matches at the Fratton Park, scoring 16 and conceding eight along they way. They also drew once as they remained without defeat.

Wigan Form

Wigan claimed five points in their previous three matches, which started with a 0-0 draw with Port Vale. This was followed by another draw with Charlton, this time 2-2, before they outclassed Lincoln City by 1-2. In their last six away matches in the League One, Wigan won twice, while also recording one draw. They endured three defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying 11 goals conceded and eight scored.

Betting stats for Portsmouth and Wigan

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Portsmouth and Wigan. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Portsmouth have not lost the last 16 matches in a row
  • Portsmouth have not lost the last 16 matches in a row in the League One
  • Portsmouth have not lost 24 of the last 26 home matches in the League One
  • In 10 of the last 11 home matches Portsmouth played, both teams scored
  • In 9 of the last 10 home matches Portsmouth played in the League One, both teams scored
  • Wigan have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches in the League One
  • In 9 of the last 11 away matches Wigan played, both teams scored
  • Wigan have scored in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • Wigan have scored in 17 of the last 19 away matches
  • Wigan have conceded in 17 of the last 19 away matches in the League One

Players in form: Portsmouth vs Wigan

It has been a great season for Colby Bishop so far as he currently has 21 goals on his account during this season. He also hit the net five times in his last six games, leaving Portsmouth hoping he delivers against Wigan on Saturday as well. Siding with him to score in the upcoming game seems like a reasonable choice.

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Full-time result

Portsmouth claimed all three points eight times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in one of the games in this run. Wigan won three of their last 10 games away, while drawing three and losing four in this series of matches. Amazingly, Portsmouth are on a streak of 17 matches without defeat. Portsmouth have gone through an impressive 8 games without losing even once as the home side.

Both teams to score

Portsmouth scored first in six of their last ten home games. Wigan scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Both teams have scored in the last 8 consecutive home games Portsmouth played. Wigan managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches. Portsmouth have scored in 8 consecutive home meetings with Wigan.

Total goals

Portsmouth saw over 2.5 goals in six of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.7 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Wigan, who managed to score 1.1 times in those matches.

Betting prediction: Portsmouth vs Wigan

To sum up, the upcoming match between Portsmouth and Wigan seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this League One game.

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