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Match Preview: Wigan Athletic (H)

Latest Team News and Betting Odds Ahead of Fixture

20 October 2017

Fixture | Blackpool vs Wigan Athletic – Date | 21 October 2017 – Venue | Bloomfield Road

A keenly awaited contest awaits tomorrow, as Blackpool host Wigan Athletic at Bloomfield Road.

The Seasiders, having faced The Latics twice already this season, put their unbeaten home record to the test against a side unbeaten in their last five fixtures.    

Last Time Out: 

Blackpool dug deep to secure a 2-1 victory against Bury in midweek. Kelvin Mellor and Curtis Tilt were on target for The Seasiders. 

Meanwhile, a late equaliser from Sam Morsy helped Wigan take a point in a 1-1 draw at Gillingham. 

Team News:

Colin Daniel returns from suspension, having been forced to miss the midweek match against Bury. Captain Jimmy Ryan, who pulled out of the warm-up against The Shakers, will be given time to declare his fitness. Mark Cullen (hamstring) remains sidelined. 

Wigan striker Will Grigg is set to miss the next two-three weeks of action after picking up an injury at Gillingham, while Lee Evans serves the final game of a three-match suspension. 

Match Betting Odds: 

Blackpool Win - 3/1
Draw - 13/5
Wigan Win - 17/20

Elsewhere in Sky Bet League One: 

AFC Wimbledon vs Plymouth Argyle
Blackburn Rovers vs Portsmouth
Bradford City vs Charlton Athletic
Doncaster Rovers vs Walsall
Gillingham vs Northampton Town
MK Dons vs Oldham Athletic
Oxford United vs Rotherham United
Rochdale vs Bristol Rovers
Scunthorpe United vs Peterborough United
Shrewsbury Town vs Fleetwood Town
Southend United vs Bury


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