Wigan was unbeaten in four of their last five games, and in their last eight home ties in a row. In h2h ties, since 2004, no away team has recorded a win. Also, five of the last seven h2h wins went to Wigan. Moreover, Preston lost their last four games in succession and the last two on the road. Finally, with their future hanging in the balance, Wigan will cash in on their home advantage, and go for the win. At any cost, they will be avoiding a loss.
But Preston will have something to say about it too. They actually did beat Wigan in the return fixture and that too with a 4-0 scoreline. In addition, the found the back of the net in their last nine road trips, whereas Wigan conceded in 12 of their last 15 fixtures. Expect fireworks in this closely fought tie and goals from either side of the pitch.
Aston is currently the best team in the Championship. They are on an eight-match winning run and have been unbeaten for the last nine. At home, they won the last four in a row, and five of the last six. Importantly, the team managed to score two or more goals in 13 of their last 15 home ties. On the other hand, Millwall was winless in eight of their last ten matches, and in four of their last five on the road.
Moreover, h2h games clearly show a trend of home teams taking the three points. In fact, only once has a team at home failed to win. Finally, while Aston is at home, and fighting to represent themselves in the Premier League, their counterparts are not yet sure of their participation in the Championship next season.