FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Middlesbrough v Wigan Athletic fixture

Middlesbrough prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at Riverside Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Though past meetings have resulted in more draws than losses for Boro.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Riverside Stadium was just last season, in December 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Wed 15 AugWigan Ath.1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2006/2007Sat 05 MayWigan Ath.0 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2006/2007Sat 09 DecMiddlesbrough1-1Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Sat 21 JanMiddlesbrough2 - 3Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Sun 18 SepWigan Ath.1 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Wed 29 OctWigan Ath.1 - 2MiddlesbroughLGEC
1986/1987Wed 06 MayMiddlesbrough0 - 0Wigan Ath.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Boro have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Wigan Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Latics's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Middlesbrough see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 22 points from their 23 games played so far, Wigan Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 23 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Wigan Ath.6213877

FootyMad's prediction ...

Middlesbrough are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Middlesbrough Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Wigan Ath. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.