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The League One game at DW Stadium on Monday will see home side Wigan go into battle with opponents Portsmouth.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Wigan v Portsmouth - as well as the best betting odds.
Wigan will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 1-0 League One loss in their previous game against Gillingham.
Vadaine Oliver (76') scored for Gillingham.
Leam Richardson's Wigan Athletic have managed to score 7 times over their preceding 6 outings. At the other end, the tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same fixtures is 5.
Ahead of this clash, Wigan Athletic haven't been defeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Portsmouth head into the clash following on from a 2-1 League One win to beat Rochdale in their last game.
For Portsmouth, the scorers were Ryan Williams (5') and Ronan Curtis (37'). Jake Beesley (90') scored for Rochdale.
The stats don’t lie, and Portsmouth have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 6 goals in all. Defensively, Pompey have not been doing too well. Previous results aside, time will tell whether that trend might be sustained in this match.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Portsmouth:
- have not emerged victorious against Wigan Athletic when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- have not lost to Wigan Athletic when they've played them away from home in the last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 24/05/2009, neither club has come out on top overall with Wigan winning 2 of those games, Portsmouth 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
A combined sum of 13 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 5 of them from The Latics and 8 coming from Pompey. The average goals per game has been 2.17.
The last league meeting between these clubs was League One match day 3 on 26/09/2020 and the score finished Portsmouth 1-2 Wigan Athletic.
The referee was Anthony Coggins.
Team News: Wigan
Wigan boss Leam Richardson has a full complement, with no fitness worries at all ahead of this match thanks to a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Portsmouth
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available to select from, Portsmouth manager Danny Cowley has no fitness worries to report ahead of this game. Jack Whatmough will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Here is a game where Wigan will need things to go their way to get anything against this Portsmouth team who we reckon should be able to get on the scoresheet themselves in a winning performance.
We’re going for a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 advantage for Portsmouth at the end of the 90 minutes.
Looking forward to watching this one unfold.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: DW Stadium (25,138)
Manager: Leam Richardson
Competitions: League One position 22
🔑 Star Player: Kyle Joseph
Generally played in the Striker position, Kyle Joseph was born in Scotland. After having played his first senior match for Wigan Athletic in the 2020 - 2021 season, the accomplished Forward has struck 5 league goals in this League One 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 14 appearances.