Watford face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. On each previous occassion, the match has ended in defeat for the Hornets.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, the Latics carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Sep||Watford||0 - 0||Wigan Ath.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Watford||1 - 1||Wigan Ath.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Wigan Ath.||1 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Tue 21 Sep||Wigan Ath.||3 - 1||Watford||LC|
|1999/2000||Tue 14 Sep||Watford||2 - 0||Wigan Ath.||LC|
|1997/1998||Sat 04 Apr||Wigan Ath.||3 - 2||Watford||LGE1|
|1997/1998||Sat 29 Nov||Watford||2 - 1||Wigan Ath.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Wigan Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Latics in those games, with 4 conceded.
The away form of Watford is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Hornets have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Wigan Ath. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 56 points from the 29 games they have played so far. Watford see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 36 points from their 29 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Latics, as the Hornets have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Wigan Ath.||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Watford||Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.|
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.