FM Preview: Wigan Athletic v Stoke City 31 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Wigan Athletic take on Stoke City in a Premier League match on 31st March 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Wigan Athletic v Stoke City fixture
Stoke City face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 12 games played, Potters have recorded 3 wins, and Wigan Athletic have come away with 4 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at JJB Stadium was just last season, in December 2010, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 31 Dec||Stoke City||2 - 2||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 22 May||Stoke City||0 - 1||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 04 Dec||Wigan Ath.||2 - 2||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Feb||Wigan Ath.||1 - 1||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Dec||Stoke City||2 - 2||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 May||Stoke City||2 - 0||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Wigan Ath.||0 - 0||Stoke City||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Wigan Athletic need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. Latics have conceded a disappointing 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.
Stoke City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Wigan Athletic are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 25 points from their 30 games thus far.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 38 points from their 30 games played so far,
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Stoke City on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Wigan Athletic. No-score draw
|Wigan Athletic||Failed to win in previous 13 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Stoke City||Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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