Reading prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at Madjeski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Royals are clearly on top, winning 64.29% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madjeski Stadium was two seasons ago, in December 2001, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2001/2002||Tue 22 Jan||Wigan||0 - 2||Reading||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 22 Dec||Reading||1-1||Wigan||LD2|
|2000/2001||Wed 16 May||Reading||2 - 1||Wigan||D2P|
|2000/2001||Sun 13 May||Wigan||0 - 0||Reading||D2P|
|2000/2001||Fri 09 Mar||Reading||1 - 0||Wigan||LD2|
|2000/2001||Fri 06 Oct||Wigan||1 - 1||Reading||LD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 22 Apr||Wigan||1 - 0||Reading||LD2|
Recent respective form guides
Reading have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Wigan have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Latics, and 5 goals against.
Reading's 24 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Wigan are leading the way in the Nationwide League Division One, with their 17 games giving them a return of 33 points.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Reading||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Wigan||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.