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

Mark Lawrenson has gone for a 2-1 Birmingham City win at St. Andrews on Saturday. The BBC pundit is currently winning the Cockney Latic Prediction League and that shows that he knows his stuff.

He said about his prediction; Yet again, Wigan looked very poor defensively in their defeat against Manchester City last weekend. Every time I’ve watched them on Match of the Day, they concede soft goals.

They should be making it difficult for the opposition but they end up giving them gifts, which has to stop. Birmingham did not have a great result last week either, losing to West Brom, but Alex McLeish has got a lot of resolve in his squad and I think they will bounce back here.

Of the Prediction League users (sponsored by Workit Recruitment) 16% are going for 2-1 to Latics, 18/1 on Betfair.

This is a big game for Latics as these are the teams that we need to be picking up results from. After our encouraging last second half against Preston midweek we should hopefully take advantage of BETFAIR’S very generous odds for Latics.

Click here to registerBetfair, the fastest growing betting site in the UK, they have it going the way of a 1-1 draw with odds of 6/1, 2-0 to the Latics is at 35/1 and 2-1 to Latics an 17/1 punt.

We are favourites to lose game at 5/6, but if you think we’ll nick it we have odds of 13/5. 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 Brum at 13/5 you will be paid £900, 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 Brum:

The Result
Latics Draw Brum
9/2 13/5 5/6


Correct Score
2-0 1-1 3-1
8/1 7/1 19/1


Each Half
Latics/Latics Draw/Latics Latics/Draw
9/1 11/1 20/1


1st Goal Scorer
Di Santo N’Zogbia Figueroa
10/1 13/1 35/1


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