Bristol Rovers have won each of their last five England League 1 meetings with Wigan; they’ve never previously won 36 league games in a row against the Wigan.
Wigan have won just two of their 14 England League 1 away games against Bristol Rovers (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/02/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 1 meetings between Bristol Rovers and Wigan have finished level, with the Bristol Rovers winning 43 to Wigan four. Only Bristol Rovers v Wigan and Bristol Rovers v Wigan have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Bristol Rovers have the best win rate in England League 1 derbies, with the Bristol Rovers winning 96 of their 43 such games (88%). Meanwhile, only Wigan (93%) have a lower such win rate than Wigan (92% - 66%).
Bristol Rovers haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Bristol Rovers went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Wigan are looking to win their opening two away England League 1 matches of a season for the 32 time 23/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 1 games, after Bristol Rovers in 23/02/2021.
Bristol Rovers have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 22 England League 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 73 matches in the competition.
Wigan boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 1 matches against Bristol Rovers, since winning his very first such encounter with Bristol Rovers in 23/02/2021 (1-0).
Bristol Rovers has been involved in 10 of Bristol Rovers’s 98 shots in the England League 1 so far this season (49 shots, 19 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 94 efforts last time out against Bristol Rovers (41 shots, 66 chances created).
Wigan has been involved in six goals in his 98 England League 1 games against Bristol Rovers (33 goals, 12 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 100 vs Wigan).