Wigan Athletic vs Gillingham betting preview: Even match expected

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Competition: England League One
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: The DW Stadium (25138 seats)

It's the second chance for points this season as Wigan Athletic and Gillingham battle it out at The DW Stadium.

The visiting Gillingham played their last game only four days ago, a Carabao Cup match.

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Wigan Athletic form and stats

Wigan faced defeat in their previous match, away at Ipswich Town (0-2). Prior to that, an away loss at Fleetwood Town in the Carabao Cup.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Wigan Athletic have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found twelve matches with the results: Won six, drawn four and lost two.

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for Wigan, as the EFL Trophy home game vs Liverpool U21 is only three days away.

Last season, Wigan Athletic's league statistics were 15 wins, 14 draws and 17 losses, resulting in a 23rd position in the Championship. Over these 46 matches they scored 57 goals and conceded 56. Playing at home last season Wigan Athletic managed 10-7-6 (win-draw-lost) with 33 goals and 23 conceded.

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Gillingham form and stats

The manager S. Evans was unhappy after their last game, a Carabao Cup match played at their home ground MEMS Priestfield Stadium. Gillingham suffered a 0-1 loss to Coventry City. A loss against Hull City was the result prior to that, in a League One home game.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found six similar matches played by Gillingham in our archives, and the results are: two wins for Gillingham, four draws and zero defeats.

Let's have a look at how Gillingham performed last season in the League One: They landed a 11th position in the league table after playing out 12 victories, 15 draws and 8 defeats. In total they scored 42 and conceded 34 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 3 - drew 12 and lost 3 with 15/17 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

As for the last four games between these two teams, there's two Wigan Athletic victories, one draw and one Gillingham win. Over/under statistics; one of these games ended with three goals or more, three matches with two goals or less.

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Wigan Athletic Gillingham
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
1 0 0 Played P 0 0 1
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
1 0 0 Lost L 0 0 1
0 0 0 Scored S 0 0 0
2 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 2
100% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 100%
100% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
100% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 100%
 
6 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 4
6 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 4
1 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 3
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
10 0 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 5
0 0 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 1
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Wigan Athletic Last season Gillingham
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
46 23   Played P   18 35
15 10   Won W   3 12
14 7   Drew D   12 15
17 6   Lost L   3 8
57 33   Scored S   15 42
56 23   Conceded C   17 34
91% 91%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   72% 86%
70% 74%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   50% 63%
48% 39%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   28% 40%
24% 17%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   22% 23%
7% 9%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   6% 6%
43% 43%   BTTS BTTS   44% 49%
35% 43%   Clean Sheets C S   39% 37%
30% 22%   Failed to Score F T   44% 29%
 
5.7 5.8   Corners for (avg) C F   6.6 6.4
5.2 4.4   Corners against (avg) C A   4.6 4.2
2 1.8   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.9 1.5
6 3   Red cards R C   1 1
 
529 277   Total Shots T S   200 427
178 93   Shots on Target S O   57 132
32% 35%   Goal Efficiency G E   26% 32%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Swindon Town 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
2 Accrington Stanley 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
3 Charlton Athletic 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 3
4 Hull City 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 3
5 Ipswich Town 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
6 Lincoln City 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
7 Fleetwood Town 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
8 Plymouth Argyle 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
9 AFC Wimbledon 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1
10 Northampton Town 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
11 Bristol Rovers 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
12 Doncaster Rovers 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
13 Milton Keynes Dons 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
14 Sunderland 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
15 Portsmouth 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
16 Shrewsbury Town 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
17 Burton Albion 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0
18 Blackpool 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
19 Rochdale 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0
20 Crewe Alexandra 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
21 Gillingham 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
22 Oxford United 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
23 Peterborough United 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
24 Wigan Athletic 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Leeds United 46 28 9 9 77 35 23 15 5 3 40 14 23 13 4 6 37 21 42 93
2 West Bromwich Albion 46 22 17 7 77 45 23 10 10 3 44 27 23 12 7 4 33 18 32 83
3 Brentford 46 24 9 13 80 38 23 14 5 4 44 18 23 10 4 9 36 20 42 81
4 Fulham 46 23 12 11 64 48 23 15 2 6 40 26 23 8 10 5 24 22 16 81
5 Cardiff City 46 19 16 11 68 58 23 11 9 3 35 21 23 8 7 8 33 37 10 73
6 Swansea City 46 18 16 12 62 53 23 10 5 8 27 23 23 8 11 4 35 30 9 70
7 Nottingham Forest 46 18 16 12 58 50 23 10 5 8 27 27 23 8 11 4 31 23 8 70
8 Millwall 46 17 17 12 57 51 23 10 8 5 33 25 23 7 9 7 24 26 6 68
9 Preston North End 46 18 12 16 59 54 23 12 4 7 39 29 23 6 8 9 20 25 5 66
10 Derby County 46 17 13 16 62 64 23 11 8 4 33 21 23 6 5 12 29 43 -2 64
11 Blackburn Rovers 46 17 12 17 66 63 23 10 9 4 33 24 23 7 3 13 33 39 3 63
12 Bristol City 46 17 12 17 60 65 23 8 7 8 30 33 23 9 5 9 30 32 -5 63
13 Queens Park Rangers 46 16 10 20 67 76 23 9 5 9 42 42 23 7 5 11 25 34 -9 58
14 Reading 46 15 11 20 59 58 23 7 4 12 26 34 23 8 7 8 33 24 1 56
15 Stoke City 46 16 8 22 62 68 23 11 3 9 36 26 23 5 5 13 26 42 -6 56
16 Sheffield Wednesday 46 15 11 20 58 66 23 7 7 9 19 30 23 8 4 11 39 36 -8 56
17 Middlesbrough 46 13 14 19 48 61 23 6 8 9 20 29 23 7 6 10 28 32 -13 53
18 Huddersfield Town 46 13 12 21 52 70 23 8 6 9 26 30 23 5 6 12 26 40 -18 51
19 Luton Town 46 14 9 23 54 82 23 8 7 8 33 37 23 6 2 15 21 45 -28 51
20 Birmingham City 46 12 14 20 54 75 23 6 7 10 33 42 23 6 7 10 21 33 -21 50
21 Barnsley 46 12 13 21 49 69 23 7 9 7 29 33 23 5 4 14 20 36 -20 49
22 Charlton Athletic 46 12 12 22 50 65 23 8 6 9 28 27 23 4 6 13 22 38 -15 48
23 Wigan Athletic 46 15 14 17 57 56 23 10 7 6 33 23 23 5 7 11 24 33 1 47
24 Hull City 46 12 9 25 57 87 23 7 3 13 29 37 23 5 6 12 28 50 -30 45
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Coventry City 34 18 13 3 48 30 17 11 5 1 22 11 17 7 8 2 26 19 18 67
2 Rotherham United 35 18 8 9 61 38 17 8 5 4 31 16 18 10 3 5 30 22 23 62
3 Oxford United 35 17 9 9 61 37 17 11 3 3 33 13 18 6 6 6 28 24 24 60
4 Portsmouth 35 17 9 9 53 36 18 12 6 0 36 15 17 5 3 9 17 21 17 60
5 Fleetwood Town 35 16 12 7 51 38 18 10 7 1 25 13 17 6 5 6 26 25 13 60
6 Peterborough United 35 17 8 10 68 40 17 12 3 2 41 13 18 5 5 8 27 27 28 59
7 Sunderland 36 16 11 9 48 32 19 10 8 1 35 13 17 6 3 8 13 19 16 59
8 Wycombe Wanderers 34 17 8 9 45 40 18 13 3 2 34 20 16 4 5 7 11 20 5 59
9 Doncaster Rovers 34 15 9 10 51 33 19 10 5 4 30 19 15 5 4 6 21 14 18 54
10 Ipswich Town 36 14 10 12 46 36 17 6 5 6 23 18 19 8 5 6 23 18 10 52
11 Gillingham 35 12 15 8 42 34 17 9 3 5 27 17 18 3 12 3 15 17 8 51
12 Burton Albion 35 12 12 11 50 50 17 6 8 3 19 14 18 6 4 8 31 36 0 48
13 Blackpool 35 11 12 12 44 43 17 9 2 6 27 23 18 2 10 6 17 20 1 45
14 Bristol Rovers 35 12 9 14 38 49 18 7 6 5 23 19 17 5 3 9 15 30 -11 45
15 Lincoln City 35 12 6 17 44 46 17 10 3 4 28 18 18 2 3 13 16 28 -2 42
16 Shrewsbury Town 34 10 11 13 31 42 17 6 5 6 21 24 17 4 6 7 10 18 -11 41
17 Accrington Stanley 35 10 10 15 47 53 17 7 2 8 33 27 18 3 8 7 14 26 -6 40
18 Milton Keynes Dons 35 10 7 18 36 47 18 9 1 8 20 21 17 1 6 10 16 26 -11 37
19 Rochdale 34 10 6 18 39 57 16 5 4 7 19 22 18 5 2 11 20 35 -18 36
20 AFC Wimbledon 35 8 11 16 39 52 18 5 9 4 18 18 17 3 2 12 21 34 -13 35
21 Tranmere Rovers 34 8 8 18 36 60 17 3 6 8 19 26 17 5 2 10 17 34 -24 32
22 Southend United 35 4 7 24 39 85 17 2 4 11 18 42 18 2 3 13 21 43 -46 19
23 Bolton Wanderers 34 5 11 18 27 66 17 4 8 5 17 23 17 1 3 13 10 43 -39 14

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The English Football League One (usually referred to as League One) is the third highest division in English football. The League One league table has 24 teams playing each other home and away for a total of 552 fixtures. Seasons run from August to May. Three teams are promoted and four relegated.