12BET Football Tips: Chelsea vs. Wigan Athletic

Updated: February 6, 2013
EPL 2013 - Chelsea vs. Wigan Athletic

FOOTBALL BETTING TIPS: Chelsea will seek redemption from their recently dismal run in the Premier League when they face Wigan Athletic in their next challenge. The Blues need to come to terms with manager Rafael Benitez while the Latics have to fight a serious relegation threat.


Venue: Stamford Bridge (Chelsea)
Date: February 9, 2013
Time: 23:00 (+8:00 GMT)


Asian Bookie Handicap Odds: Chelsea as Favourites, 1-1.5 (1.25)-Handicap for Wigan Athletic


EPL Handicap Odds - Chelsea vs. Wigan Athletic



Chelsea do not have a well-cut figure at Stamford Bridge, having failed to win in four out of six league home games since Benitez took charge. The furore generated by fans against the Spanish manager have caused Chelsea’s recent poor showing in games, according to critics.


As Chelsea hold on to third place in the league table, they are 16 points adrift from second-placers Manchester City and are only a point away from fourth-placers Tottenham Hotspur. David Luiz will not feature against Wigan due to injury.


Wigan Athletic are currently in the danger zone of the league, being in 18th place above Aston Villa and rock bottom Queens Park Rangers. Known for being relegation survivalists in the league, they face stiff competition from other wary sides this season.


The Latics currently have a heavy injury crisis that severely limited their choices. Attacker Ryo Miyaichi, on loan from Arsenal, may not feature due to injuries. Ben Watson and Crusat’s injuries will deny the side of potential creativity in the midfield.


12BET.com, known for football betting in Europe, Asia and abroad, picks Chelsea as favourites to win at 1.810. Blues punters need to hope that their side wins by two goals in order to exceed Wigan Athletic’s handicap of 1-1.5 (1.25) (2-0 to 2-1.25 for Chelsea).



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