Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer

History of the Birmingham City v Wigan Athletic fixture

Birmingham C. play host to Wigan Athletic at St. Andrew's on Monday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Though only 25% of the games played between the two sides have resulted in a win for the Blues.

The last time the two teams met at Birmingham C. was more than a decade ago, in October 1991, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Third Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1991/1992Tue 28 AprWigan Ath.3 - 0Birmingham C.LGE1
1991/1992Sat 19 OctBirmingham C.3-3Wigan Ath.LGE1
1990/1991Tue 05 FebBirmingham C.0 - 0Wigan Ath.LGE1
1990/1991Sat 22 SepWigan Ath.1 - 1Birmingham C.LGE1
1989/1990Sat 17 FebBirmingham C.0 - 0Wigan Ath.LGE1
1989/1990Fri 01 DecWigan Ath.1 - 0Birmingham C.LGE1
1977/1978Sat 07 JanBirmingham C.4 - 0Wigan Ath.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Birmingham City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Blues have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Wigan Ath. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Latics's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Birmingham C. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 13 points from their 19 games thus far. Wigan Ath. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 34 points they have accumulated from 20 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Birmingham C.61145134
Wigan Ath.6402111012

STB prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Blues of late, but I see things improving with the visit of Wigan Athletic. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Birmingham C.Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Wigan Ath.10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 20 outings ago.