Wigan Athletic vs Everton Betting Tips and Prediction. On Saturday, Wigan Athletic plays a friendly match against Everton.
On Saturday at the DW Stadium, Wigan Athletic will face Everton in a friendly to begin their preseason for the 2023–24 season.
The Latics want to return right away to English football’s second division after being dropped to the EFL League One last year.
Wigan Athletic had a horrific 2022–23 Championship season, finishing dead last in the standings.
Despite finishing the season unbeaten in four straight games, Shaun Maloney’s team finished the season with 42 points from 46 games and was relegated to League One.
Since then, Wigan has bolstered its defense by signing defenders Sean Clare and Liam Morrison from Charlton Athletic and Bayern Munich, respectively.
Everton, however, had a difficult Premier League season last year, finishing only two points above the relegation zone.
The Toffees’ Abdoulaye Doucouré made headlines when he scored the decisive goal against Bournemouth in the season finale to guarantee their place in the top division.
On July 14, Everton defeated Stade Nyonnais 2-1 to begin their pre-season friendlies. They now hope to continue on that success.
Wigan Athletic vs Everton – Important Points:
Everton has a better history in this matchup, having won nine of the previous 19 meetings between the teams.
In that time, Wigan Athletic only managed three victories, and there were seven occasions when the winnings were divided.
Since April 2009, Everton has won five games and drawn five others against the Latics while being unbeaten in 10 of those previous 11 encounters.
Since the beginning of February, Wigan has only lost one of their past eight home games, winning three and drawing four.
Since their 2-0 defeat at Manchester United in April, the Toffees have won two and drawn three of their last five away games.
Wigan Athletic vs Everton – The Prediction:
Wigan will try to get their preseason off to a good start and set the tone for the upcoming League One season.
Everton, though, enters the weekend in good spirits after putting on a strong collective display against Stade Nyonnais.
We anticipate a thrilling match at the DW Stadium, with the visitors coming out on top.
Prediction: Wigan Athletic 1-2 Everton
Wigan Athletic vs Everton – The Tip:
1: Results – Everton
2: Both sides will score – Yes
3: Total Goals Over 3 goals – Yes
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