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            Bolton Wanderers

            Shrewsbury Town


            56.5%

            Bol

            18.7%

            draw

            33.3%

            Shr

            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

            Bolton Wanderers

            Shrewsbury Town


            50%

            Bol

            42.9%

            combined

            35.6%

            Shr

            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

            Bolton Wanderers

            Shrewsbury Town


            54.4%

            Bol

            47.3%

            combined

            40%

            Shr

            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

            Shrewsbury Town vs Wigan Athletic Preview, Tips & Stats

            Wigan Athletic make the trip to New Meadow to take on Shrewsbury Town this Saturday in League One. Both sides sit in the bottom half of the table, looking for a win to either jump into the top half of the table or put some more room between them and the relegation zone.

            Shrewsbury Town currently sit 19th in League One after 32 games. The Shrews have ten wins, five draws and 17 losses, leaving them on 35 points, just six points above the relegation zone.

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

            Jordan Shipley’s goal in the 41st minute gave Shrewsbury the 1 - 0 lead over Peterborough at halftime. However, goals from Joel Randall and Josh Knight gave Peterborough the 2 - 1 win, with Shrewsbury only managing 26% of the possession. Shrewsbury bounced back against Northampton Town the next time out. Daniel Udoh and Chey Dunkley both scored in the second half to give Shrewsbury the 2 - 0 win.

            Udoh was on the scoresheet again for Shrewsbury but Lyle Taylor equalised just two minutes later for Cambridge. Taylor’s second goal gave Cambridge the 2 - 1 win as Shrewsbury finished the game with ten men as Tom Bloxham was sent off in extra time. Max Bird gave Derby County the lead early in the second half, but an 87th minute goal from Aaron Pierre grabbed a 1 - 1 draw for Shrewsbury.

            The last time out for Shrewsbury was against Barnsley. An own goal from Nicky Cadden gave Shrewsbury the early lead but a penalty from Herbie Kane in the 92nd minute forced a 1 - 1 draw.

            Wigan Athletic sit just five places above Shrewsbury in 14th. In 32 games, Wigan have 13 wins, six draws and 13 losses which leaves them on 37 points, just four points from the top half of the table.

            In their last five games in all competitions, Wigan have two wins and three losses.

            Charlie Hughes scored the only goal of the game in the 20th minute of extra time to give Wigan the 1 - 0 win over Wycombe. A penalty from Josh Magennis gave Wigan the lead in the fifth minute but Jamie Reid equalised for Stevenage before the 15 minute mark. Thelo Aasgaard regained the lead for Wigan before halftime but goals from Carl Piergianni and Louis Thompson gave Stevenage the 3 - 2 win.

            A brace from Aasgaard and a goal from Magennis gave Wigan the 3 - 0 lead going into the final five minutes. Despite the red card to Matt Smith and late goals from Josh Knight and Ricky-Jade Jones, Wigan held on for the 3 - 2 win. Mohamed Eisa and Jack Aitchison gave Exeter City the 2 - 0 lead, Charlie Kelman did grab a goal for Wigan but Exter secured the 2 - 1 win.

            The most recent outing for Wigan was against Oxford United. Jordan Jones and Aasgaard were on the scoresheet for Wigan but goals from Josh Murphy, Cameron Brannagan, Ruben Rodrigues and Tyler Goodrham gave Oxford the 4 - 2 win.

            Shrewsbury and Wigan have met 23 times in their histories, with the first meeting coming back in 1974. Wigan have the better record in the fixture with ten wins in comparison to Shrewsbury’s five wins, the other eight games ending in a draw.

            Shrewsbury Town Team News

            Paul Hurst could be without Tom Flanagan and George Nurse this weekend, but Bloxham could return from suspension.

            Wigan Athletic Team News

            Shaun Maloney is also missing two players through injury, Steven Sessegnon and Liam Shaw, and could have a player returning from suspension, Smith.

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