FM Preview: Wigan Athletic v Brighton & Hove Albion 23 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the Wigan Athletic v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & Hove Albion travel to take on Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Seagulls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them with only a 20.00% success rate in the fixture.

The last time the two teams met at Wigan Athletic was back in August 2004, over five years ago, with Wigan Athletic running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2004/2005 Tue 15 Mar Brighton & HA 2 - 4 Wigan Ath. Championship
2004/2005 Sat 21 Aug Wigan Ath. 3-0 Brighton & HA Championship
2001/2002 Sat 12 Jan Wigan Ath. 3 - 0 Brighton & HA League Division Two
2001/2002 Sat 18 Aug Brighton & HA 2 - 1 Wigan Ath. League Division Two
1996/1997 Sat 12 Apr Brighton & HA 1 - 0 Wigan Ath. League Division Three
1996/1997 Sat 05 Oct Wigan Ath. 1 - 0 Brighton & HA League Division Three
1992/1993 Sat 27 Feb Wigan Ath. 1 - 2 Brighton & HA League Division Two

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Wigan Athletic are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Latics in those games, with 6 conceded.

The Seagulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The Seagulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 3 against.

Wigan Athletic's 22 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Brighton & Hove Albion's 21 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Wigan Athletic 6 1 3 2 4 4 6
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 2 3 1 9 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Brighton & Hove Albion are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Wigan Athletic. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Wigan Athletic Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Brighton & Hove Albion Undefeated in last 6 away games.
5 games since last defeat.

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