Wigan vs Cardiff Predictions

Richard McTiernan 01 Aug 2019
  • Wigan shipped 64 goals last season

  • Bobby Reid netted 19 goals last time in the Championship

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Wigan Athletic manager Paul Cook (PA Images)

Wigan vs Cardiff Match Prediction

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Wigan vs Cardiff Match Info

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

Wigan vs Cardiff Head-to-Head

Last Three Results:

22 April 2017- Wigan 0-0 Cardiff- Championship
29 October 2016- Cardiff 0-1 Wigan- Championship

24 February 2015- Wigan 0-1 Cardiff- Championship

Full Head-to-Head Record:

Wigan wins: 11

Cardiff wins:  6
Draws: 10

Matches played: 27

Wigan vs Cardiff Stats

  • Wigan ended the season going five unbeaten
  • Cardiff lost six of their last seven to end 2018/19
  • The team hosting has won just one of last six head-to-heads

Wigan vs Cardiff Match Preview

Wigan are looking to improve on last season where they finished 18th having started so well but struggled badly in the second half.  Paul Cook remains the man in charge and he faces a tough battle having lost key player Nick Powell.  Bookmakers think they will struggle and many have them as third favourites for the drop.

At the DW Stadium, the Latics did most of their work with 41 of their 52 points gained coming in front of their own fans.  57% of the goals that they scored came here while only 31% of goals conceded came in home fixtures.

Cardiff are back in the Championship following a season in the Premier League that saw them battle gamely but were ultimately relegated.  Neil Warnock remains the man in charge though he has suggested that this will be his last season.  The Welsh outfit are third favourites for the title and have made some good signings in the summer though have also lost a few key players.

Away from the Cardiff City Stadium, the Bluebirds lost 13 times last season which was the joint-third worst in the top-flight.  Their biggest issue was a lack of road goals having netted just 13 on their travels last season.

The Welsh outfit are favourites to take all three points but Wigan were strong at the DW last season and we would not be rushing to take them on here.  Instead, it might pay to have a look at the goalscorer market.  Bobby Reid struggled in the Premier League but he grabbed 19 for Bristol City two seasons ago and looks anytime value here.  It might also be worth a smaller stakes interest on him to net two or more goals.

Wigan vs Cardif Betting Tips

Bobby Reid anytime scorer @ 21/10 with Bet365

Bobby Reid to score two or more goals @ 10/1 with Ladbrokes

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    Wigan vs Cardiff Predictions

    Wigan vs Cardiff Match Info Date: Saturday 3rd August 2019 Kick-off: 3:00pm Venue: DW Stadium, Wigan Wigan vs Cardiff Head-to-Head Last Three Results: 22 April 2017- Wigan 0-0 Cardiff- Championship 29 October 2016- Cardiff 0-1 Wigan- Championship 24 February 2015- Wigan 0-1 Cardiff- Championship Full Head-to-Head Record: Wigan wins: 11 Cardiff wins:  6 Draws: 10 Matches played:…