FM Preview: Chelsea v Wigan Athletic 09 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 8th April 2011
The game between Chelsea and Wigan Athletic in the Premier League on 9th April 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Chelsea v Wigan Athletic fixture
Chelsea prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blues are clearly on top, with a 57.14% success rate in the fixture.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stamford Bridge was less than a year ago, in May 2010, with Chelsea annihilating their visitors 8-0 in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 21 Aug||Wigan Ath.||0 - 6||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 09 May||Chelsea||8-0||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Sep||Wigan Ath.||3 - 1||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Feb||Chelsea||2 - 1||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 24 Aug||Wigan Ath.||0 - 1||Chelsea||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Mon 14 Apr||Chelsea||1 - 1||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Jan||Wigan Ath.||1 - 2||Chelsea||F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.
Wigan Athletic have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Latics have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Chelsea's total of 55 points from their 30 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Wigan Athletic find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 31 games have yielded only 31 points.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Blues to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Chelsea||Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Wigan Athletic||Not won in previous 5 away matches.
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