FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th March 2007
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Wigan Athletic and Fulham at 15:00 on Saturday 17th March 2007 in the Premiership.
Fulham face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Cottagers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, the Latics carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Fulham||0 - 1||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 24 Apr||Fulham||1 - 0||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Wigan Ath.||1 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2003/2004||Tue 23 Sep||Wigan Ath.||1 - 0||Fulham||LGEC|
|2002/2003||Wed 04 Dec||Wigan Ath.||2 - 1||Fulham||LGEC|
|1998/1999||Sat 10 Apr||Fulham||2 - 0||Wigan Ath.||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Tue 01 Dec||Wigan Ath.||2 - 0||Fulham||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Wigan Athletic's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Latics have scored 4, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Fulham's away form is none too clever either, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Cottagers have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Wigan Ath. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 29 matches. Fulham find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 29 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Latics, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Wigan Ath.||9 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Fulham||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 13 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.