Wigan vs Watford: Our top betting tips
Watford turned up in a big way in their last outing as they hammered Luton. Will they be on song again here? Find out with our Wigan vs Watford match preview with free football tips for today, predictions and odds mentioned along the way.
Watford to win
This game isn't remotely an easy one to call but we're backing Watford to come out on top. The Hornets, who have been plagued by inconsistency, have won two of their last three games with their levels extremely high when they actually turn up. By contrast, Wigan have struggled big time of late with just one win in their last six games and, notably, they've lost the other five. europa league predictions Watford also having won three of the last four head to head meetings there are plenty of reasons to expect an away win here and, for the odds on offer, we think it's pretty good value too.
Going over 2.5 goals
Our next tip for this match focuses on the total goals market and we are opting for an over 2.5 goals bet. Wigan have seen four of their last five games go north of that threshold with a combined total of 16 goals netted; that's an average of 3.2 per game. Watford meanwhile have gone over the 2.5 mark in each of their last five matches. They've seen a total of 17 goals scored in that time giving them a game average of 3.4 goals. With both sides regularly going north of the all important it off a game with a few goals here feels extremely likely. Two of the last three head to head games have gone over the 2.5 threshold.
Here are the key stats & form guide for Wigan vs Watford
Can Watford win back to back games?
Wigan have lost three straight games heading into this match and things don't get much easier with Watford visiting. The opinion of the experts at buy premium soccer tips that, Gwion Edwards is definitely missing from selection with Callum Lang a question mark.
Wigan Predicted lineup – Amos, Kerr, Whatmough, Tilt, Darikwa, Power, Cousins, Shinnie, McClean, Keane, Broadhead
Watford produced a really good display last time out and will likely go with a very similar lineup here – in fact, it could well be exactly the same. Jeremy Ngakia and Tom Cleverley remain unavailable due to injury.
Watford Predicted lineup – Bachmann, Gosling, Troost-Ekong, Cathcart, Kamara, Choudhury, Kayembe, Sema, Sarr, Joao Pedro, Davis
A quickfire FAQ on Wigan vs Watford
Where is the match being hosted? – DW Stadium
Who do the bookmakers have as favourites? – Wigan
What time does the match kick off? 3 PM GMT