Wigan v Norwich Prediction & Betting Tips, 14th April 201913th April 2019 / lee
Wigan v Norwich Championship Preview, 14th April 12.00pm
Norwich are within touching distance of the Championship title now. They continued their long undefeated streak of form in midweek with a point against Reading. It is a road trip that they take on this weekend as the visit Wigan, who are struggling near the relegation zone, so this is a huge game for the Latics too. Read our Wigan v Norwich betting tips for more.
Wigan v Norwich Betting Odds*
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 12th, 2019 at 5:17 p.m.)
Wigan News and Form
The survival hopes of Wigan took another hit in midweek as they lost 2-1 away at Hull. That means Wigan have won only one of their last 11 championship fixtures. Their away form has been pretty much dreadful all season long, but they are on a seven-match undefeated streak of form on home soil. They have drawn four of their last five at home and one of those was against playoff hopefuls Middlesbrough and recently they went to Bristol City and held out for a point. So they do have it in them but getting wins on the board is a massively tough ask for them.
The overall home form of Wigan this season reads W9 D7 L4 and they have scored an average of 1.25 goals per home fixture. Their defence has been good on home soil as they average under a goal per game there this season. In total Wigan have claimed a clean sheet in 45% of their home fixtures. Six of their nine home wins have been by just the one goal margin only and they have only been trailing at the halftime break in four home fixtures this season. There are only four teams currently in the Championship who have scored fewer goals than the Latics have done
Wigan v Norwich Head to Head
Norwich earned a 1-0 home win over Wigan earlier this season
The Canaries are undefeated in their last three against the Latics
Norwich have taken four points from their last two league visits to Wigan
Both teams have scored in just two of the last six meetings
Norwich News and Form
Norwich are flying on a nine-match undefeated streak of form at the top of the table. They had won eight in a row before being held to a surprise 2-2 home draw against Reading in midweek. They won’t be too phased by that though. The Canaries have won their last four away games and they have produced at least two goals in four of their last six on the road. In total, league leaders Norwich have averaged 1.85 goals per away game this season, with 60% of their road games going above 2.5 goals.
Norwich have hit the back of the net in each of their last ten away games, scoring in each of their last 22 home and away combined. Norwich away record this season stands at W11 D7 L2 and defensively they have been tight, averaging under a goal per game against. The Canaries have bagged a clean sheet in 30% of away games, while both teams have scored in 70% of their road fixtures. In eleven of their away games, Norwich have been level at the half time break, scoring 65% of their away goals in the second half of games. Norwich have the best away record in the Championship as well as being the top scorers.
Wigan v Norwich Tips & Odds
Who will win – Wigan v Norwich Predictions
Norwich are just gunning for the finish line at this point and should be able to crack open Wigan’s defence in this one. There hasn’t been enough from the Latics to suggest that they are going to pull off an upset. Away win.
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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!
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