FootyMAD Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 08 August 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Millwall v Wigan Athletic fixture

Millwall are ready to welcome Wigan Athletic to The New Den on Saturday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Lions.

The previous match played between the two at The New Den was within the last three years, in January 2001, with Millwall running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2000/2001Sat 13 JanMillwall3-1WiganLD2
2000/2001Tue 07 NovWigan1 - 0MillwallLD2
1999/2000Sat 15 JanWigan1 - 1MillwallLD2
1999/2000Sat 14 AugMillwall3 - 3WiganLD2
1998/1999Sat 09 JanMillwall3 - 1WiganLD2
1998/1999Sat 08 AugWigan0 - 1MillwallLD2
1997/1998Fri 24 AprWigan0 - 0MillwallLD2

Recent respective form guides

Millwall have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Lions in those games, with 6 conceded.

The Latics have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. Just 5 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 2 have been let in at the wrong end.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Lions are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Millwall Won 4 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Wigan Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.