Wigan head to St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium as the clear underdogs for a Championship round five match with Birmingham on Saturday. Given how the odds are stacked against them, anything other than a defeat will be a surprise.Wigan visit Birmingham for their first meeting since janeiro 2020, when Wigan put a 3-2 win on the board at St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium.
Wigan must be cheerless as they find themselves on the 17th place in the league table with meager three points points as three rounds of the season are behind us. The opponents Birmingham have fought their way to five Points points which leaves them sitting 11th in the Championship table.
Going into their upcoming encounter on Saturday, Wigan are looking to finish the day ahead of Birmingham in the Championship standings.
Birmingham scored ten goals, conceded 20 and fought their way to one clean sheet in their previous ten matches.
Wigan head into this match on 1.7 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored an acceptable total of 17, while also conceding eight goals. This amounts to 0.8 on average per game, where they kept their opponents from scoring five times.
Birmingham vs Wigan Prediction
Birmingham failed to win any of their last three matches, though they gained a point against Norwich in a 2-2 draw, before coming up short against Cardiff in a 1-0 defeat. Most recently, they settled for a 1-1 draw against Watford.Birmingham managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Championship. In the remaining four, they drew two and lost two, as they scored nine and conceded ten goals.
In their last three matches, Wigan drew 1-1 with Norwich, lost 1-0 against Fleetwood, and drew 1-1 with Bristol City.Wigan claimed two wins against three draws and one defeat in their last six away matches in the Championship. The scoreline from these matches reads six goals conceded and six scored.
Both Birmingham and visitors Wigan seem to struggle just a wee bit much right now, with keeping a clean sheet. We go out on a limb here and suggest that, both teams will find the back of the net.
Birmingham vs Wigan Stats
- Birmingham have not won 13 of the last 15 matches
- In the last 5 home matches in a row Birmingham played, both teams scored
- Birmingham have conceded in 14 of the last 15 matches
- Birmingham have scored in the last 6 home matches in a row
- Birmingham have not won 7 of the last 9 home matches
- Wigan have not lost 12 of the last 14 away matches
- Wigan have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
- Wigan have not won the last 4 matches in a row
- Wigan have not won the last 3 away matches in a row
- Wigan have drawn 3 of the last 4 matches
Birmingham vs Wigan Team News
Birmingham are as close to an entire squad as they can with only one player unavailable for the side which faces Wigan.
Sidelined with an injury, Birmingham can't field Harlee Dean this coming Saturday against Wigan.
Birmingham vs Wigan H2H
Birmingham face off against Wigan for the first time in a while, with Wigan claiming a 3-2 win at St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium back then.Wigan seem to have a bit of a love affair with Birmingham, as they have beaten them five times in last ten encounters. The bookies have Wigan to win this match at best price odds of 2.90.
Birmingham vs Wigan Results
At least one team managed to keep a clean sheet six times in the last ten matches between Wigan and Birmingham. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 1.83 with the bookies.
Birmingham vs Wigan Betting Tips
Having scored just once lately in the Championship, Scott Hogan will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Wigan hope Kieran Dowell can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of four Championship goals in his last six Championship games.
Birmingham won two of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing four and losing four as well. Wigan won four from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew four and lost two in this run.Birmingham hammered in the opening goal six times in their last 10 matches played in front of their usually euphoric crowd at St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium. Wigan were first off the mark in six of their 10 most recent away games.
Both teams to not score paid out six times in the past ten encounters between Wigan and Birmingham, whereas under 2.5 goals happened four times. Birmingham scored an average of one goal a game, with Wigan averaging 1.3 goals in this run.Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Birmingham’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.4 goals along the way.Over 2.5 goals appeared in five of the last ten matches that Wigan played across all tournaments this season. They scored 1.9 times on average in the process.