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Ace Football previews the League One round 27 match between Wigan and Bolton and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Wigan welcome Bolton this coming Tuesday in the League One, with the host motivated by the possibility of closing the gap in the table on the visitors. On the other hand, the latter could distance themselves even further with a win in this exciting round 27 match.

Two places behind the league-leaders, Bolton claimed 66 points from 33 rounds, while Wigan amassed 41 points. They now rank as number 13 in the League One standings.


Team form: Wigan vs Bolton

Wigan Form

Wigan collected four points from their previous three matches, as they were defeated 4-2 against Oxford. They retaliated in a 0-1 win against Shrewsbury, before drawing 1-1 with Cheltenham. Wigan won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the League One, while also drawing one. They suffered two defeats, while they scored eight and conceded six goals.

Bolton Form

Bolton added four points to their collection in their last three matches, which began with a 3-3 draw with Charlton. A 1-2 win against Cambridge U followed, before a 4-1 defeat against Blackpool in their most recent match. Bolton managed a decent return of three wins in their last six League One away matches, in which they scored ten while also conceding eight times. They also experienced one draw and two defeats.

Betting stats for Wigan and Bolton

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Wigan and Bolton. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • In 19 of the last 21 Wigan home matches in the League One, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Wigan have scored in the last 11 matches in a row in the League One
  • Wigan have scored in the last 10 matches in a row
  • In 13 of the last 15 Wigan home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 8 of the last 10 Wigan home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In the last 7 matches in a row Bolton played, both teams scored
  • In 14 of the last 16 Bolton away matches in the League One, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 6 matches in a row Bolton played in the League One, both teams scored
  • Bolton have not lost 11 of the last 12 matches in the League One
  • Bolton have scored in 15 of the last 17 matches

Players in form: Wigan vs Bolton

It has been a great season for Dion Charles who bagged 13 for his club so far and bringing that kind of form to the table is crucial for the success of Bolton.

Popular markets: Wigan vs Bolton

Full-time result

Wigan claimed four wins, drew two and lost four of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Bolton won five, drew three and lost two of their last 10 games away. Bolton conceded a goal in their 7 most recent matches. Wigan have not lost to Bolton in 7 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Wigan scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Bolton scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Both teams have scored in the last 4 consecutive away games Bolton played. Wigan managed to open the scoreline in no less than seven of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Bolton performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games. Wigan have scored in 6 consecutive home meetings with Bolton.

Total goals

Wigan saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.4 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals appeared in five of the last ten matches that Bolton played across all tournaments. They scored 1.5 times on average in the process. Wigan scored at least one goal in their last 11 matches. Bolton scored at least once in their previous 8 matches on the bounce.

Suggested bet: Wigan vs Bolton

To sum up, the upcoming match between Wigan and Bolton 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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