FM Preview: Newcastle United v Wigan Athletic 22 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 21st October 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Newcastle United take on Wigan Athletic in a Premier League match on 22nd October 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Newcastle United v Wigan Athletic fixture
Newcastle United prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Of the 6 previous meetings, 3 have been drawn, and 3 won by the Magpies.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was just last season, in October 2010, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 02 Jan||Wigan Ath.||0 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||2-2||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Fri 26 Dec||Wigan Ath.||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 2||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Wed 26 Dec||Wigan Ath.||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Sun 25 Feb||Wigan Ath.||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 8 conceded.
The away form of Wigan Athletic is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Latics have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Newcastle United's total of 16 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Wigan Athletic are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 5 points from their 8 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Magpies's form is quite poor at the moment, but we see this as their ideal opportunity to register a morale-boosting win. Home Win
|Newcastle United||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 13 matches.
|Wigan Athletic||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 6 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here