FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

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History of the Fulham v Wigan Athletic fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Cottagers are clearly on top, having won 8 and lost only 2 of the 14 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was just last season, in October 2006, with Wigan Ath. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Cottagers in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 15 SepWigan Ath.1 - 1FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 17 MarWigan Ath.0 - 0FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 28 OctFulham0-1Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Mon 24 AprFulham1 - 0Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Sat 29 OctWigan Ath.1 - 0FulhamPREM
2003/2004Tue 23 SepWigan Ath.1 - 0FulhamLGEC
2002/2003Wed 04 DecWigan Ath.2 - 1FulhamLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Fulham's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Cottagers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Wigan Ath. is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Latics have hit 4 goals, 19 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 13 points from their 17 games thus far. Wigan Ath. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 12 points from their 17 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Craven Cottage for the Cottagers and the Madmen are unable to see past Wigan Ath. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Wigan Ath. Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.