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          Grace

          Main markets

          Match Result

          Northampton Town

          Exeter City


          37.8%

          Nor

          20%

          draw

          35.6%

          Exe

          Results display the percentage of matches that have been Won or Drawn in all matches this season in all major Competitions and International Friendlies

          Both Teams To Score

          Northampton Town

          Exeter City


          51.1%

          Nor

          44.4%

          combined

          37.8%

          Exe

          Results display the percentage of matches that have been BTTS in all matches this season in all major Competitions and International Friendlies

          Over 2.5 Goals

          Northampton Town

          Exeter City


          51.1%

          Nor

          46.7%

          combined

          42.2%

          Exe

          Results display the percentage of matches that have been Over 2.5 Goals in all matches this season in all major Competitions and International Friendlies

          Northampton Town vs Wigan Athletic Preview, Tips & Stats

          Sixfields Stadium hosts Northampton Town and Wigan Athletic this Saturday. The hosts will be looking to close in on the Play-offs, whereas Wigan will be looking for the three points to put some more wiggle room between them and the relegation zone.

          Northampton currently sit ninth in League One in 25 games. The Cobblers have 11 wins, three draws and 11 losses, leaving them on 36 points, seven points behind Barnsley in the last Play-off place.

          In their last five games in all competitions, Northampton have three wins, one draw and one loss.

          Shaun Mcwilliams’ first half goal gave Northampton the lead at the halftime whistle, but goals from Jack Armer and Ryan Edmondson gave Carlisle the 2 - 1 lead going into the last ten minutes. However, in the 93rd minute, Kieron Bowie popped up with a goal to grab a 2 - 2 draw. The Cobblers bounced back with a big win over Oxford United. Bowie was on the scoresheet again but a penalty from Cameron Brannagan levelled the game. Tyreece Simpson was the one with the late goal this time, his 97th minute goal gave Northampton the 2 - 1 win.

          Jamie Reid, Jordan Roberts and Elliott List all scored in the 3 - 0 win for Stevenage, where Northampton couldn’t register a single shot on target. The trip to Lincoln saw Jon Guthrie and Bowie give Northampton the 2 - 0 lead. Timothy Eyoma did manage to get Lincoln in the game but the red card to Paudie O’Connor meant the The Cobblers held on for the 2 - 1 win.

          The last time out for Northampton was against Cheltenham. A Bowie penalty in the second half was the only goal of the game as Northampton grabbed a 1 - 0 win.

          Wigan, on the other hand, currently sit 18th. In 25 games, Wigan have ten wins, five draws and ten losses which leaves them on 27 points, just four points above the relegation zone and with teams below them with a game in hand.

          In their last five games in all competitions, Wigan have one win, one draw and three losses.

          Femi Azeez and Sam Smith both scored in the 2 - 0 win for Reading, despite Wigan having 14 shots and 58% of the possession. Next time out, Curtis Nelson scored the only goal of the game in the 19th minute to give Derby County the 1 - 0 win over Wigan.

          Wigan’s one win was against Carlisle. A Josh Magennis penalty and a goal from Liam Morrison gave Wigan the 2 - 0 lead at halftime. Despite registering 19 shots, Wigan couldn’t find the back of the net again and the game ended in a 2 - 0 win for Wigan. Barnsley took the lead in the added time of the first half through Devante Cole, but an 87th minute goal from Jonny Smith grabbed a 1 - 1 draw for Wigan.

          The most recent outing for Wigan was in the Third Round of the FA Cup against Manchester United. A goal from Diogo Dalot and a penalty from Bruno Fernandes gave United the 2 - 0 win.

          Northampton and Wigan have met 38 times in their histories, with the first meeting coming back in 1978. Wigan have the far superior record in the fixture with 20 wins in comparison to Northampton’s six wins, with the other 12 games ending in a share of the points.

          Northampton Town Team News

          Jon Brady is still without Ben Fox, Ali Koiki, Tyler Magloire and is still awaiting the return of Louis Appere.

          Wigan Athletic Team News

          Shaun Maloney has no new injuries to manage this weekend. Humphrys and Sean Clare have both returned after their injuries over New Years, but Scott Smith is still missing.

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