How do the experts see Wigan Athletic’s game against Newcastle United? 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 Magpies win at the St. James’ Park on Saturday. The BBC pundit is currently lying 4th in the Cockney Latic Prediction League.

He said about his prediction; Well, these two teams are fairly similar to each other – you’re not sure what you’re going to get from one week to the next.
Newcastle will be without midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa for a while now – he provided them with something a little bit different. And striker Andy Carroll blows hot and cold – as most youngsters do. Wigan have the capacity to collapse or be really good.

Of the Prediction League users (sponsored by Workit Recruitment) 25% are going for 1-1draw, 7/1 on Betfair. It has been a while since we have taken on Newcastle, they were relegated season before last and they will want to make sure that doesn’t happen again.
Latics on the other hand want our tenure to go on and gaining points against teams like Newcastle will be the way we have to do that.

Click here to registerBetfair, the fastest growing betting site in the UK, they have it going the way of a 1-0 Newcastle victory with odds of 7/1, 2-0 to the Latics is at 35/1 and 2-1 to Latics an 18/1 punt.
We are favourites to lose game at Evens, but if you think we’ll nick it 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 Toon 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 Newcastle United:

The Result
Latics Draw Toon
4/1 5/2 evens


Correct Score
1-2 2-2 0-0
17/1 20/1 11/1


Each Half
Latics/Latics Draw/Latics Latics/Draw
19/2 11/1 19/1


1st Goal Scorer
McCarthy Gomez Di Santo
19/1 13/1 9/1


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