Wigan vs Coventry – Prediction, and Match Preview

Wigan vs Coventry – After losing to Burnley 3-0 in the previous Championship encounter, Wigan will be hoping for a better outcome here.

Wigan Athletic had 21% of the possession in that game and made 2 shots on goal, both of which were successful. Burnley had 27 shots on goal, seven of which were successful. Burnley scored goals through Lyle Foster (76′) and Nathan Tella (14′, 47′).

Wigan Athletic hasn’t typically maintained a clean sheet in recent years. The truth is that Wigan Athletic have conceded 8 goals in their last 6 games while failing to stop their opponents from scoring in 5 of those contests.

Whether or not that trend will persist on this site remains to be seen. Wigan Athletic has gone undefeated in their last three home league games, according to their prior performance data.

For the last two league games, they have failed to triumph at home. Coventry City and Hull City drew 1-1 in their prior matchup in the Championship.

Coventry City had a 55% control advantage, 25 shots on goal, and 6 of them were successful. Matt Godden (71′) was the lone performer for Coventry City to register a goal.

Hull City, on the other hand, had 11 attempts on goal, with 3 of them being on goal. For Hull City, Javier Estupián scored in the 52nd minute.

The Coventry City defense has put on a string of strong performances, leaving them with 2 goals allowed in their last 6 games altogether. They have also tallied 10 goals on their own during the same period. Coventry City had not lost any of their previous three road league games coming into this encounter.

Wigan vs Coventry – Betting Analysis

Based on an analysis of their most recent meetings, which date back to 20 March 2004, Wigan has won four of them, Coventry City has won two, and there have been no ties.

Over the span of those games, they scored a combined total of 16 goals, with The Latics scoring 9 and The Sky Blues scoring 7. That equals 2.67 goals per game on average.

On November 8, 2022, Coventry City defeated Wigan Athletic 2-0 in the Championship match day 4 match in which these teams last competed in the league.

Coventry City had a 55% possession rate and 2 of their 14 attempts on goal were successful. Gustavo Hamer (77′) and Viktor Gyökeres (95′) tallied the goals.

On the other hand, Wigan Athletic only managed to get 0 of their 6 attempts on goal. Stephen Martin served as the official.

Shaun Maloney, the goalkeeper for Wigan, is unable to use Jason Kerr (Cruciate Ligament Injury) or Callum Lang (Unknown Injury).

The only fitness concern that Coventry City manager Mark Robins has to deal with is due to a mostly available set of players. Ben Sheaf won’t be participating because of a calf strain.

We have a gut feeling that Wigan Athletic will have to put on a strong performance to have any chance of scoring against this Coventry City side, who we believe should win.

What are the best odds for the game?

Checking the betting prices for this game in the full-time result market, backing Wigan Athletic is best priced at 2.88, going for a draw is 3.24 and selecting a victory for Coventry City is 2.58. Those are the best of the bets offered at present.

Wigan vs Coventry – Head -to- Head

Wigan vs Coventry

Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals