Walsall vs Wigan Athletic
England – League One
Date: Wednesday, 21 March 2018
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK
Venue: The Banks’s Stadium (Walsall).
Walsall is going to take on Wigan in the Wednesday’s evening match in the 38th round of English League One. Home side wants to get away from the danger zone, while the visitors have the chance to get equal with Shrewsbury Town with the potential win.
The hosts are not enjoying a good form since they have celebrated only once in the last six matches. They are currently sitting on the 16th position being five points above the relegation zone. Although Dean Keates’ side is doing well in the front, their bad defensive work costed them many points. Walsall have been putting pretty good performances in front of their fans, however in the last two matches they suffered defeats. They need to break this negative run of they want to stay away from the trouble.
Wigan Athletic are one of the top contenders for the direct promotion and they are three points behind Shrewsbury Town who are sitting on the 2nd position. However, the visitors have played a couple of matches less than their rivals and they have a very good chance of getting to the direct promotion spot. William Grigg and the lads are one of the most efficient sides in the competition, while their defence is doing a very good job. When it comes to playing away from home, Wigan Athletic are one of the most successful sides being able to book 11 wins in 16 occasions. They haven’t been defeated in the last four matches and if they keep up the form, they’ll book the ticket for the Championship.
Walsall v Wigan Athletic: Head-to-head
Since 2004, Wigan Athletic were more successful team and in four matches they managed to win twice and remain undefeated in the same number of matches. Their matches are usually pretty tight ones and the crowd is not able to see many goals.
Walsall v Wigan Athletic: Prediction
The visitors are in much better form and this clash is really important for them, so they should be able to win three points in this one.
Although their matches have been low scoring ones, in this one we might be able to see at least three goals.