FM Preview: Wigan Athletic v Derby County 30 Nov 2013

Last updated : 29 November 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Wigan Athletic v Derby County fixture

Derby County travel to take on Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have come away with nothing in 4 of the previous 5 games.

The last time the two teams met at Wigan Athletic was back in February 2008, over five years ago, with Wigan Athletic running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2007/2008 Sat 23 Feb Wigan Ath. 2-0 Derby County Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 12 Jan Derby County 0 - 1 Wigan Ath. Premier League
2004/2005 Sat 08 Jan Derby County 2 - 1 Wigan Ath. F.A. Cup
2004/2005 Sun 26 Dec Wigan Ath. 1 - 2 Derby County Championship
2004/2005 Sat 25 Sep Derby County 1 - 1 Wigan Ath. Championship
2003/2004 Sat 14 Feb Wigan Ath. 2 - 0 Derby County League Division One
2003/2004 Sat 11 Oct Derby County 2 - 2 Wigan Ath. League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Wigan Athletic are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Latics in those games, with 5 conceded.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Rams's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Wigan Athletic's 22 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Derby County lie just outside the playoff positions in the Skybet Championship, picking up 25 from their 16 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Wigan Athletic 6 1 4 1 4 4 7
Derby County 6 3 2 1 12 6 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Derby County only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at JJB Stadium will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Wigan Athletic Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Derby County Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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