Opta Stats: Wigan v Swansea

7May 2013

England - Premier League

 

If Wigan win their game in hand against out-of-form Swansea, then they will be within three points of seven other teams at the bottom of the Premier League.

 

No side is currently on a longer winless run in the Barclays Premier League than Swansea City (7; level with Queens Park Rangers). Wigan are 1.81 to win.

 

Only Queens Park Rangers (14) have picked up fewer points at home this season than Wigan Athletic (17). You can lay Wigan at 1.82.

 

Seven of Wigan's 17 home points have been garnered in their last three matches at the DW Stadium. If you think Wigan will stay up, then you can lay Wigan at 2.66 to be relegated.

 

Since winning the Capital One Cup, Swansea have accrued just six points in the league (W1 D3 L4). Only Reading (5) have managed fewer in that time. The draw is priced at 3.9, with a Swansea win out at 5.0.

 

Shaun Maloney has laid on three goals in his last two appearances in the Premier League for Wigan. Maloney is 2.9 to find the net himself.

 

No team has been involved in more 0-0 draws this season than Swansea City (6). Wigan are one of two teams (with Manchester United) yet to play out a goalless draw. 0-0 is priced at 13.5.

 

Three of Wigan's last five Premier League goals have been headed. Their 6ft striker Arouna Kone is 2.5 to score.

 

Five of Wigan's last seven Premier League home games have gone over 3.5 goals. You can find odds of 3.35 on there being over 3.5 goals.

 

Norwich are the only away team to fail to score away at Wigan so far this season. You can back both teams to score at 1.85.

 

Wigan have the lowest saves to shots ratio in the Premier League (61%), meaning almost two in every five shots on target they face end up in the back of the net. They are 1.19 to score against Swansea.

 

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