FM Preview: Wigan Athletic v Swansea City 03 Mar 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Wigan Athletic 6 1 2 3 5 9 5
Swansea City 6 1 1 4 6 11 4

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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