Huddersfield Town vs. Wigan Athletic Match Analysis and Prediction

Huddersfield Town will battle to end the four game winless run in the EFL Championship this weekend when they host Wigan Athletic at John Smith’s Stadium in the ninth game week of the competition. Match day schedules for September 13 at 21:45 EAT.

Huddersfield finished third in the Championship last season before beating Luton in the semi-finals of the playoffs, but they lost 1-0 to Nottingham Forest in the final, the team is now playing their fourth straight season at this level of football. Danny Schofield’s men have struggled in the early stages of this season, picking up just four points from their opening seven Championship matches.

The Terriers gets into this fixture coming off 0-1 Championship defeat to Blackpool in their previous game. In that match, Huddersfield Town had 64% possession and 15 shots with six of them on target Blackpool got seven shots with two of them on target and goals by Theo Corbeanu (38′).

Huddersfield Town vs. Wigan Athletic Match Analysis and Prediction

On the other side, Wigan Athletic finished at the top of League One last season to secure a return to this level, with the Latics back in the Championship for the first time since being relegated from the second tier in 2019-20. Wigan has only lost once in the league this term, sharing the points in four of their seven matches thus far.

Wigan will seek another win following 1-2 Championship win to beat Luton Town previous outing. In that match, Wigan Athletic had 51% possession, nine shots with one of them on target and a goal scored by Thelo Aasgaard (88′). Luton Town had 13 shots with four of them on target and goals by Carlton Morris (39′) and Tom Lockyer (80′ OG).

Huddersfield Town vs. Wigan Athletic head to head

Since 2002, these two sides have had 11 head to head encounters; Wigan won five times, Huddersfield three wins while the three other matches ended in stalemates.

  • Huddersfield 0-2 Wigan 20/06/20
  • Wigan 1-1 Huddersfield 14/12/19
  • Wigan 0-1 Huddersfield 02/01/17
  • Huddersfield 1-2 Wigan 28/11/16
  • Wigan 0-1 Huddersfield 24/01/15

Home

  • Huddersfield 0-1 Blackpool
  • Bristol City 2-0 Huddersfield
  • Huddersfield 2-2 West Bromwich
  • Norwich 2-1 Huddersfield
  • Huddersfield 3-1 Stoke

Away

  • Luton 1-2 Wigan
  • Wigan 1-1 West Bromwich
  • Wigan 1-5 Burnley
  • Birmingham 0-1Wigan
  • Wigan 1-1 Bristol City

Huddersfield Town team news

David Kasumu, Tyreece Simpson, Matty Pearson and Luke Mbete will be unavailable for Danny Schofield’s selection for this game through injuries.

Wigan Athletic team news

As for boss boss Leam Richardson, Jordan Cousins and Gwion Edwards will miss out this game through injuries while Rarmani Edmonds-Green will be unavailable for personal reasons.

Prediction and odds

  • Wigan Win
  • Draw
  • Both teams to score

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