Wigan vs Preston: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Wigan mark their return to the Championship with a meeting with fellow Lancashire side Preston (kick-off 3:00pm Saturday).

Wigan vs Preston: Betting Tips

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Wigan vs Preston: Predictions

Wigan vs Preston: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 10/11 with SBK
Correct score Wigan 2-2 Preston 14/1 with LiveScore
First Goalscorer Will Keane 11/2 with Paddy Power

Wigan return to the Championship after winning League One last season with 92 points from 46 games. They were strong at both ends of the table having been joint top-scorers and having the joint second best defence.

Leam Richardson is the man in the dugout and has done a good job since taking over as boss in August 2020. The Latics have chosen to keep faith with the bulk of the squad that got them promoted and their man to watch is Will Keane who grabbed 26 goals last season.

Preston remain in the middle third of the Championship having finished in 13th place last season with 52 goals scored and 56 against. If North-End want to climb the table they need to improve their road form winning just seven times on their travels in 2021/22.

Ryan Lowe is the man in the dugout for the Lilywhites having taken over from Frankie McAvoy in December. Emil Riis grabbed 16 goals for the Lancashire outfit last season while the loan signing of Troy Parrott should add more of a goal threat.

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Wigan vs Preston match stats

Both teams carry a goal threat with the hosts featuring Will Keane and Callum Lang while the visitors feature Emil Riis and Troy Parrott. Taking both teams to net looks the play here under two managers who like their team to get out and push forward.

The last six games in all competitions at the DW Stadium have seen at least two goals. Preston ended the season with their last four games producing a total of 17 goals so both teams to score and over 2.5 goals in a combined bet looks of interest.

Wigan vs Preston: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Wigan 2-2 Preston

Wigan vs Preston odds


Wigan vs Preston head-to-head

8 February 2020 – Wigan 1-2 Preston – Championship

10 August 2019 – Preston 3-0 Wigan – Championship

22 April 2019 – Wigan 2-0 Preston – Championship

6 October 2018 – Preston 4-0 Wigan – Championship

18 February 2017 – Wigan 0-0 Preston – Championship

North-End have won most of the meetings between these sides winning each of the last two and three of four. Each of the last two and three of the last four head-to-heads have gone over 2.5 goals.

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