FM Preview: Wigan Athletic v Aston Villa 25 Jan 2011

Last updated : 24 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Wigan Athletic v Aston Villa fixture

Aston Villa face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Tuesday evening, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having come through the challenge on 5 of the previous 7 occasions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Aston Villa inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Latics in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 16 MarWigan Ath.1 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2009/2010Sat 15 AugAston Villa0 - 2Wigan Ath.PREM
2008/2009Sat 31 JanAston Villa0 - 0Wigan Ath.PREM
2008/2009Sun 26 OctWigan Ath.0 - 4Aston VillaPREM
2007/2008Sat 03 MayAston Villa0 - 2Wigan Ath.PREM
2007/2008Sat 29 DecWigan Ath.1 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2006/2007Mon 09 AprAston Villa1 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Wigan Athletic losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Aston Villa have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Villans have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Wigan Ath. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 22 points from their 23 games thus far. Aston Villa are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 23 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Wigan Ath.61327106
Aston Villa62228108

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Aston Villa on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Wigan Ath.. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Wigan Ath. Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Aston Villa Undefeated in last 3 away games.
4 games since last defeat.