Bournemouth – Wigan : Preview & Prediction
AFC Bournemouth and Wigan Athletic measure their strength in a meeting for this stage of the FA Cup (3 rd Heat). The record of recent direct matches favors the home team, who in the last 3 games won 2 and lost 1. The previous direct confrontation between these two teams, on 02-02-2015, ended with the AFC Bournemouth victory by (1- 3). Particular attention needs to be paid to the home / off condition, as the AFC Bournemouth presents different results at home and abroad.
AFC Bournemouth review
The home team make their debut in this edition of the FA Cup with the intention of achieving a positive result, taking advantage of the home factor. This is a team that curiously has more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 15 goals scored and 21 conceded; against 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 defeats in his stadium, with 19 goals scored and 21 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a draw with Brighton & Hove Albion for (2-2). In the last 10 home games of all competitions, AFC Bournemouth have won 4, drawn 3 and lost 3. The team has not been very strong defensively as they have always conceded goals in the last 10 games but their attack has been regularly scored, as he has managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he has never managed to score the score in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Bournemouth enter in this match after a two-way tie in the trip to Brighton. The home team should play a 4-3-3 tactical system to try to take advantage of the kicks. Bournemouth is likely to take a more offensive stance in order to try to control the whole game. The coach of Bournemouth will not be able to count on Defoe, Brad Smith and Tyrone Mings for being injured.
Wigan Athletic Analysis
To reach this phase of the FA Cup (3 rd Heat), the visiting team had to eliminate: Fylde and Crawley Town. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this meeting after a win away to Northhampton by (0-1). In the last 10 matches played for all competitions, Wigan Athletic have won 7, drawn 2 and lost 1. The defense has been in good shape and has only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 games and their attack has regularly scored, since he managed to make it 8 out of the last 10 games.
Wigan enter into this motivated contest after a 1-0 win at the Northhampton Arena: Powell, in the minute 5 ‘, stamped the only goal of the match. The visiting team usually plays 4-3-3, giving more importance to a paused, ball possession style, progressing in the field, mainly through the central corridor. The three arrows aimed at the “enemy” goal will be Jacobs, Massey and Grigg, with Morsy, Evans and Powell in the middle zone. One of the great gaps of the visiting set is the finalization of the danger opportunities they can create.
Bournemouth – Wigan : Betting Tips
Bournemouth – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70