Wigan vs Accrington prediction, odds, and free betting tips (05/04/2022)

Wigan hope to stretch their unbeaten run in League One when they go up against Accrington at the DW Stadium in the midweek action.

Wigan vs Accrington – Best Betting Tips, Odds, & Predictions

Wigan were held to a 1-1 draw by Bolton, as James McLean’s early was cancelled out by Jon Bodvarsson with only a few minutes of normal time left. Accrington played out one of the most interesting games in the campaign after a 4-4 draw with Cheltenham Town last weekend. Cheltenham took the lead, but Accrington had a 3-1 lead just after half-time. Eventually, the home team through this position by conceding two goals in injury time.

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Wigan win

Accrington are a nightmare at the back with the team conceding a string of goals in recent League One games. Wigan’s dropped points against Bolton mean that the team remain in the second place behind Rotherham United. Wigan have picked up back-to-back wins over Accrington even in away games. Accrington’s last away success at the DW Stadium was in 2017.

Total goals under 2.5

Accrington have been a defensive nightmare with four goals conceded in two of the last three matches. The manner in which the team collapsed against Cheltenham Town once again highlights the defensive problems. Wigan did score 4 goals against Morecambe, but they have generally not been scoring a lot of goals.

Both teams to score – no

Wigan have not kept a clean sheet at home in three consecutive games. Accrington have not scored in just one of the last five matches. However, Accrington are strictly not a great team when it comes to scoring on the road.

Wigan vs Accrington: Match Preview and Team News


Wigan manager Leam Richardson has been exceedingly well against Accrington and compatriot John Coleman in the past. Richardson has lost only one game in matches against this opponent. There are not too many injury problems for the Richardson, who has Scott Smith and Thelo Aasgaard missing due to injury. Charlie Wyke is also a doubt while Jordan Cousins will be doubtful for the game.


The away form of Accrington continues to be a problematic area for the team. Since November, Accrington have not been able to pick up an away victory. For this upcoming match, Harry Pell will be unavailable because of injury. Ross Sykes is also missing from action due to suspension.

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Wigan vs Accrington prediction

Where is the match going to take place? DW Stadium

When will this match start? April 05, 2022 at 19:45 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Wigan

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