Hull City vs Wigan Athletic Match Preview and Prediction
Wigan Athletic travel to KCOM Stadium to take on Hull City on Saturday 14 September. Kick-off is 3:00pm (UK time) for this Championship game.
There is no UK TV coverage for the fixture. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish goal updates throughout the game.
Keep reading for the preview, match prediction and betting tip.
The FTG predictors have isolated this as the best selection for this match-up although it isn't one of the upper level predictions.
Betting Odds for Hull City vs Wigan Athletic
Fans of the home team can get 2.05 about Hull City with Bet365; supporters of the visitors will find 3.6 to get with Wigan Athletic with Bet365. Bet365 go 3.5 for a draw.
With the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.83 via Bet Victor whereas the best price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.1 if you check out Bet365.
Frog has also looked at the latest bets for the BTTS offerings. If you think both sides will score, "Yes" is currently available at 1.67 with Ladbrokes. "No" can be taken at 2.3 with Betfair Sportsbook.
Head To Head
Hull City played Wigan Athletic in April, in what was a Championship fixture. The winners were Hull City with a winning margin of 2-1.
Reviewing the last decade, these sides have faced-off 6 times. Hull City have won in 2 of them. Wigan Athletic have won 3 matches. The remaining 1 match resulted in a draw.
In their matches to date, there has been an average of 3.83 goals per game. Hull City have scored an average of 1.67 and Wigan Athletic have scored an average of 2.17 per match.
Focussing on the Home and Away performance numbers, whichever side has been at home has won 33% of these matches and the visitors have got the win 50% of the time.
In 20th place in Championship with 5 points are Hull City.
Looking over the last year, they have played 53 matches. They have 18 wins; 16 draws; and 19 losses. This gives Hull City a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 33%-30%-35%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.47 goals for, and 1.47 goals against.
Let's look at their record at home over the same time-frame. They have a win rate of 50% (12 wins) from 24 home fixtures. 25% (6) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 25% (6) resulting in a loss.
When on home turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 1.58 and they have conceded 1.04 on average.
In their last ten matches they have averaged 1.3 goals per match and 2 of these latest matches have been victories. In terms of the BTTS, 7 of these games have been matches where both teams have scored... The number of matches with a total of three goals or more is 6 games in these last ten outings.
They have scored at least once in each of their last 3 matches.
In 22nd place in Championship with 4 points are Wigan Athletic.
There has been 53 matches played by this side in the last year. They have 12 wins; 16 draws; and 25 losses. Therefore, Wigan Athletic have won 22%, drawn 30%, and lost 47% of their recent matches.
In this period, they have an average of 1.02 goals for, and 1.4 goals against.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 7% (2 wins) from 27 away fixtures. 22% (6) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 70% (19) resulting in a loss.
While playing away from home over this recent year, their average number of goals scored is 0.96. They have conceded 1.89 on average.
Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have a total of 7 goals in their last ten matches - one of these matches was a win for them. Of these ten games, 4 of them have seen both sides score. The number of matches with a total of three goals or more is 4 games in these last ten outings.
Frog's betting tip for Hull City vs Wigan Athletic
This looks like a match-up in which both teams might present a threat in front of goal-mouth. "Yes" is the play in this fixture. If you're feeling this one, you can get involved at 1.73 with the William Hill BTTS market.This does not provide killer value so you could find a better pick elsewhere in the FTG previews.