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

Mark Lawrenson has gone for a Latics 2 – 1 Blackpool scoreline saying, “I worry about both of these terms in terms of their Premier League survival.

Blackpool had an absolutely fantastic season in winning promotion to the top flight but their problem is going to be attracting the sort of players who can keep them in their new division. In saying that, I do not think they will play with any fear this season. They might take a few hammerings but I think they will go for it.

Wigan look a little too individualistic to me, with several players who know that a run of good form might result in a move away from the club. I think it will be a tough season for Roberto Martinez’s team but I’m tipping them to get off to a winning start.”

Of the Prediction League users (sponsored by Workit Recruitment) 16% are going for 3-1 to Wigan, 19/1 on Betfair. It is no doubt a massive game for Blackpool being their first in the Premier League, but Latics fans are going for a safe 3 points at the DW Stadium.

Click here to registerBetfair, the fastest growing betting site in the UK, they have it going the way of a 1-0 slim Latics victory with odds of 13/2, 2-0 to the Latics is at 9/1 and 2-1 to Latics is also a 9/1 punt.
We are favourites to win game at 5/6, but if you think we’ll draw 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 Blackpool at 5/6 you will be paid £46, 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 Blackpool:

The Result
Latics Draw Blackpool
5/6 4/1 11/4


Correct Score
3-0 1-1 3-1
20/1 7/1 19/1


Each Half
Latics/Latics Draw/Latics Latics/Draw
2/1 4/1 19/1


1st Goal Scorer
Boselli McCarthy Rodallega
2/1 5/1 7/4


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