FM Preview: Wigan Athletic v Swansea City 03 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2012
The game between Wigan Athletic and Swansea City in the Premier League on 3rd March 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Wigan Athletic v Swansea City fixture
Swansea City face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 7 out of 10 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2010, with Wigan Athletic running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 20 Aug||Swansea City||0 - 0||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Tue 26 Oct||Wigan Ath.||2 - 0||Swansea City||League Cup|
|2000/2001||Sat 06 Jan||Wigan Ath.||2 - 0||Swansea City||League Division Two|
|2000/2001||Sat 12 Aug||Swansea City||0 - 0||Wigan Ath.||League Division Two|
|1996/1997||Sat 25 Jan||Wigan Ath.||3 - 2||Swansea City||League Division Three|
|1996/1997||Tue 29 Oct||Swansea City||2 - 1||Wigan Ath.||League Division Three|
|1992/1993||Tue 04 May||Swansea City||2 - 1||Wigan Ath.||League Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Wigan Athletic will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Latics have conceded a disappointing 7 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.
Swansea City's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Wigan Athletic find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 26 games have yielded only 20 points.
Swansea City find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 26 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Swansea City are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Wigan Athletic. Away win
|Wigan Athletic||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 11 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Swansea City||8 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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