Date:Friday March 2 2012
Mark 'Lawro' Lawrenson has done his weekly round of Premier League predictions for the BBC, the Match of the Day pundit is forecasting that Saturday's clash between Wigan Athletic and Swansea City at the DW Stadium will end in a home win, let's take a look at his reasons:
Wigan v Swansea
This is a big game for Wigan boss Roberto Martinez against his former club. His side are still bottom of the Premier League table but they still have the mindset that they can beat the drop like they did last year, and that will only grow if they win this game.
Swansea have probably not had too many disappointing days in the Premier League this season, but I think last week at Stoke was one of their poorest.
Since that great win against Arsenal in January, the Welsh side have won only one of their last six games, so things have tailed off results-wise - whereas in the past they always got back on the horse quite quickly after a poor result.
This game represents a chance for them to do that, and get a win, because Wigan can be quite open and Swansea will see lots of the ball.
But there is something about Wigan that makes me think they will get the three points here.
The Latics do create chances and they have spells in games where they put their opponents under a lot of pressure. They did that in their 0-0 draw with Villa last week, but they do need to make those spells count.
I am in agreement with Lawro, 2-1 Latics win for me also
To see all Lawro`s weekend predictions visit www.bbc.co.uk/lawros-punts
Latics and Proud
Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan
To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site
Date:Friday March 2 2012
Support Counts - Latics 1 Boro 1 (Sunday November 23 2014)
Stats: Wigan Athletic v Middlesbrough (Saturday November 22 2014)
Latics v Boro Big Game Preview (Saturday November 22 2014)
12th Man - Has Whelan Made The Right Call? (Friday November 21 2014)
Premier Range End Sponsorship Deal With Latics (Thursday November 20 2014)
Brentford v Latics Fixture Time Change (Thursday November 20 2014)
PWU Latics Podcast - Times They Are A Changing (Wednesday November 19 2014)
Malky Mackay Appointed New Latics Boss (Wednesday November 19 2014)
Dave Whelan Confirms Mackay To Be Interviewed (Tuesday November 18 2014)
Have Your Say At The Latics (Tuesday November 18 2014)
» Bolton : 23/11/2014 17:00:00
|Molineux Mauling For Wolves!!!
» Forest : 23/11/2014 16:34:00
|Support Counts - Latics 1 Boro 1
» Wigan : 23/11/2014 15:31:00
|Town Get Second Bite Of The Cherries
» Ipswich : 23/11/2014 14:53:00
» Wolves : 23/11/2014 12:57:00