On the 29th day of the England Championship, on 07.03.2023, West Bromwich Albion will play Wigan Athletic in West Bromwich. Fans in the home and at The Hawthorns will be able to watch Rebecca Welch blow the starting whistle for this league match at 08:00 UTC.
After dropping their Championship match against Hull City by a score of 2-0, West Bromwich Albion will be hoping to win again here. In that match, West Bromwich Albion had 21 chances to score, six of which were successful, and 70 percent possession.
Dara O’Shea scored an own goal for West Bromwich Albion (57′). Hull City had eight chances, two of which were successful. Hull City’s Benjamin Tetteh scored at 33′. In five of the previous six games in which West Bromwich Albion participated, there were fewer than three goals scored per game.
In terms of the total number of goals scored during that time, their opponents scored 8 and West Bromwich Albion scored 6. In their most recent Championship match, Wigan Athletic and Birmingham City played to a 1-1 draw. In that match, Wigan Athletic had 72% possession and 3 shots between the sticks.
They also had 7 chances to score. Ashley Fletcher (59′) was the only Wigan Athletic player to score. Birmingham City had 13 chances to score and 2 shots between the three posts against the opponent. Birmingham City had a goal scored by Juninho Bacuna (4′).
Based on their six previous encounters, the Wigan Athletic defense’s total number of goals conceded has remained stable at four thanks to a string of remarkable practices. They scored four goals themselves during that time period.
In this match, we’ll see if that pattern can continue. In their previous eight league contests, Wigan Athletic have failed to win at home. They will absolutely require the assistance of their home fans.
When we look at both teams, we think that West Bromwich Albion should score at least twice against Wigan Athletic, who won’t have an easy time getting the ball in the net. At the final whistle, West Bromwich Albion had a comfortable 2-0 victory.
Prediction: West Brom 2-0 Wigan
West Bromwich Albion has won two of their head-to-head matches since October 20, 2018, while Wigan Athletic has drew two and lost two. The other two matches were tied after regulation time. During those matches, they combined to score 9 goals, with 5 coming from West Bromwich Albion and 4 from Wigan Athletic.
It turned out that each game averaged 1.5 goals. The last time these teams met in the league was on Championship matchday 7 on August 30, 2022, and they lost to West Bromwich Albion 1-0. In that match, Wigan Athletic made eight attempts on goal, three of which were successful, and had 33% ball possession.
Josh Magennis (6′) was their only scorer. West Bromwich Albion, on the other hand, had eight goals scored between the three lines. The winner was Karlan Ahearne-Grant (22′).
Due to a nearly injury-free team, West Bromwich Albion manager Carlos Corberán only has to deal with one health issue. There are not many personal concerns. Kean Bryan will not be considered.
Joshua Griffiths, Darnell Furlong, Dara O’Shea, Erik Pieters, Conor Townsend, Okay Yokuslu, Jayson Molumby, Jed Wallace, John Swift, Marc Albrighton, and Daryl Dike are our predictions for West Brom’s 4-2-3-1 formation in this match.
Shaun Maloney, manager of Wigan Athletic, must deal with multiple availability issues. Jason Kerr and Callum Lang won’t play here.
Ben Amos, Charlie Hughes, Jack Whatmough, Omar Rekik, Ryan Nyambe, Max Power, Christ Tiehi, James McClean, Danel Sinani, Thelo Asgaard, and Ashley Fletcher will play for Wigan Athletic in our opinion in a 3-4-3 system.
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