How do the experts see Wigan Athletic’s game against Blackburn Rovers, let’s have a look at how the pundits and bookies see this game going at the weekend….

Mark Lawrenson has gone for a 2-0 home win at the Ewood Park on Saturday. The BBC pundit is currently topping the Cockney Latic Prediction League and that shows that he knows his stuff.

He said about his prediction; Blackburn have had two defeats in their last four at home and I think Sam Allardyce has alluded to the fact that they have got to start improving on a home record that was one of the best in the country last season.

I thought they played really well against Chelsea, and big Sam will be saying ‘let’s get in their faces’.

I have got no clue what Wigan will be doing from one minute to the next never mind one game to the next – they are consistently inconsistent and will flirt with relegation.

It seems to me quite a few of their players are there because they think they will get sold on, but I expect this will be a nice old-fashioned Lancashire derby – hopefully with a few strong tackles.



Of the Prediction League users (sponsored by Workit Recruitment) 16% are going for 1-1 draw, 13/2 on Betfair.

Click here to registerLatics really need to get back on track after their dismal showing at Fulham and that’s why an optimistic 2-0 (28/1) or 3-0 (90/1) win to Latics is hopefully on the cards at a confidence lacking Rovers.

Betfair, the fastest growing betting site in the UK, they have it going the way of a 1-0 Blackburn victory with odds of 7/1, 2-0 to the Latics is at 28/1 and 2-1 to Latics an 16/1 punt.
We are favourites to lose game at 4/5, but if you think we’ll nick we have odds of 4/1. So if betting is something you do, maybe a try of Betfair is something to consider.

Registration is easy, the odds are usually better than anywhere else (if there not you can ask for better) and to round it off, if your first bet loses they will refund it for you up to the value of £25. For instance, if you have £25 on Latics to beat Blackburn at 4/1 you will be paid £125, if Latics don’t win – you get your £25 back.

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Here are some of the odds for our next game against Rovers:

The Result
Latics Draw Rovers
4/1 14/5 5/6


Correct Score
0-2 0-3 2-2
28/1 90/1 19/1


Each Half
Latics/Latics Draw/Latics Latics/Draw
8/1 10/1 20/1


1st Goal
0-10 mins 41-50 mins 71-80 mins
4/1 17/2 19/1


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