Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 26 September 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Coventry City v Wigan Athletic fixture

Coventry play host to Wigan Athletic at Highfield Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The two sides drew on their own previous meeting.

The only previous meeting between Coventry and Wigan at was more than a decade ago, in January 1991, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1990/1991Wed 09 JanWigan0 - 1CoventryFAC
1990/1991Sat 05 JanCoventry1-1WiganFAC

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Wigan however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Latics, and 1 goals against.

Coventry find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 8 points from their 7 matches. Wigan are leading the way in the Nationwide League Division One, with their 8 games giving them a return of 19 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Sky Blues of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Wigan, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
CoventryNot drawn a match in their last 5 .
Wigan3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.