Peterborough United will take to the pitch with the visiting Wigan at Weston Homes Stadium in this League One clash on Saturday.
Our tips, poll and stats for Peterborough United v Wigan can all be found here including the latest game odds.
Peterborough United fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 0-3 League One success vs Plymouth Argyle.
For Peterborough United, the scorers were Sammie Szmodics (46'), Jonson Clarke-Harris (63') and Jack Taylor (84').
At least three goals per game have been seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Peterborough United have participated. Their opponents scored 4 times in these games while The Posh totted up 14. We will have to see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Their past results show that Peterborough United:
- haven't lost in the league to Wigan Athletic in their previous 4 games.
- are unbeaten in their last 8 league matches at home. A very good run at home.
Wigan go into this encounter following a 1-2 League One win against Bristol Rovers in their last outing.
For Wigan Athletic, the scorers were Callum Lang (50') and Scott Wootton (90'). Luke McCormick (69') scored for Bristol Rovers.
Illustrating their predisposition for fruitful matches, the back of the net has been hit 20 times in the previous six matches in which Wigan Athletic have taken to the pitch, yielding a mean average of 3.33 goals for each clash. Opposing teams have hit 13 of these goals.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head meetings dating back to 08/03/2003 tells us that Peterborough United have won 2 of these games & Wigan 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 3.
In all, 15 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them for The Posh and 7 belonging to The Latics. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.5.
The last league encounter featuring these clubs was League One match day 7 on 20/10/2020 which ended up with the score at Wigan Athletic 0-1 Peterborough United.
The match was refereed by Ross Joyce.
Team News: Peterborough United
Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson has a full complement, with no fitness concerns whatsoever before this game thanks to a completely injury-free squad to pick from.
Team News: Wigan
Due to a fully healthy squad available to select from, Wigan manager Leam Richardson does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash.
In this match, Peterborough United will likely create enough chances to score more than one when they play Wigan, who won’t find it easy getting goals.
We’re therefore anticipating a 2-0 margin for Peterborough United at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Weston Homes Stadium (15,314)
Captain: Mark Beevers
Chairman: Darragh MacAnthony
Manager: Darren Ferguson
Competitions: League One position 2
⭐ Star Man: Sammie Szmodics
Mostly playing in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Sammie Szmodics was born in Colchester, England. After making a first senior appearance for Colchester United in the 2013 - 2014 season, the accomplished Midfielder has struck 8 league goals in this League One 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 27 appearances.