FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

History of the Wigan Athletic v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm Forest face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

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Recent respective form guides

Wigan Athletic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Latics in those games, with 5 conceded.

Nottm Forest have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Forest have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Wigan are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 33 points from 18 games. Nottm Forest's 25 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Latics, as the Forest have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Wigan Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Nottm Forest An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.