Wigan vs Barnsley Predictions

Richard McTiernan 30 Aug 2019
  • Wigan have scored just four goals this season

  • Barnsley have netted only three

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Wigan vs Barnsley Match Prediction

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Wigan vs Barnsley Match Info

Date: Saturday 31st August 2019
Kick-off: 3:00pm
Venue: DW Stadium, Wigan

Wigan vs Barnsley Head-to-Head

Last Three Results:

13 April 2017- Wigan 3-2 Barnsley – Championship
19 November 2016- Barnsley 0-0 Wigan – Championship
8 May 2016- Wigan 1-4 Barnsley- League One

Full Head-to-Head Record:

Wigan wins: 7

Barnsley wins:  3
Draws: 4

Matches played: 14

Wigan vs Barnsley Stats

  • Wigan have taken just three points from their opening five games
  • Barnsley have taken four points from their first five
  • These sides have not met since the 2016/17 season

Wigan vs Barnsley Match Preview

Wigan lost 3-1 at QPR last time out which was their fourth successive league defeat and the fifth in all competitions.  Only one side (Stoke with 13) have conceded more than the 11 Championship goals they have let in.

At the DW Stadium, the Latics have won one and lost one with a 3-2 victory over Cardiff and the defeat coming at home to Leeds.  The Lancashire outfit have only lost on two occasions at this ground during 2019.

Barnsley lost 3-1 at home to Luton last time out which made it back-to-back defeats and stretched their winless league run to four.  They have just four goals for this season which (along with Wigan) is the joint-third lowest in the division.

Away from Oakwell, the Tykes have lost both games this season 2-0 going down at Sheffield Wednesday and Birmingham.  If you add in their last spell in this division they are now without a road success losing eight of these.

You have a terrible road team up against a strong home side and a home victory seems the most likely though the odds accurately reflect this.  Instead, look at the player markets where a little bit of value can be had backing anytime scorers.  Neither side have a prolific scorer which means that the first goalscorer market opens up possibilities.  Lee Evans is a player not afraid to try his luck and while he doesn’t always hit the target he looks the value call here to net,

Wigan vs Barnsley Betting Tips

Lee Evans anytime goalscorer @ 6/1 with Bet365

Lee Evans first goalscorer @18/1 with Bet365

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    Wigan vs Barnsley Match Info Date: Saturday 31st August 2019 Kick-off: 3:00pm Venue: DW Stadium, Wigan Wigan vs Barnsley Head-to-Head Last Three Results: 13 April 2017- Wigan 3-2 Barnsley – Championship 19 November 2016- Barnsley 0-0 Wigan – Championship 8 May 2016- Wigan 1-4 Barnsley- League One Full Head-to-Head Record: Wigan wins: 7 Barnsley wins:  3 Draws:…