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Wigan vs Shrewsbury Predictions & Tips - Shrews to progress in EFL Trophy

Last updated: 09 Nov 2021
Alex Waite 09 Nov 2021
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  • Wigan vs Shrewsbury predictions for Wednesday’s EFL Trophy match
  • The fixture is being played at DW Stadium (7:00 pm GMT)
  • Wigan have drawn their last 2 home matches against Shrewsbury
  • Can the Shrews qualify with a draw?
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Leam Richardson's Wigan are winless in their last 4 matches (Getty Images)

Wigan vs Shrewsbury Predictions

Wigan have struggled in the EFL Trophy this season and a draw should see Shrewsbury progress to the knockout stages. Neither side is in convincing form and a draw is likely. 
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  • Wigan Form
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  • Wigan are winless in their last 4 matches (EFL Trophy)
  • Wigan have drawn their last 2 home matches against Shrewsbury (League One)
  • Shrewsbury are winless in 8 of their last 9 away matches (all competitions)


Wigan have a 6-5 advantage against Shrewsbury in 19 meetings with eight draws.

Wigan Form

Wigan were held to a disappointing 0-0 draw against non-league Solihull Motors in the FA Cup. The Latics failed to utilise their 13 shots and 57% possession.

Leam Richardson’s side previously beat Burton (2-0) and Fleetwood (3-2) in League One. The Burton victory ended a run of three straight 2-1 defeats at home in League One. 

Wigan Injuries & Team News

Winger Gwion Edwards is doubtful with a hamstring injury.

Defender Jack Whatmough is unlikely to feature due to injury. 

Shrewsbury Form

Shrewsbury extended their three-match unbeaten run with a 5-1 FA Cup win against Stratford Town. Ryan Bowman, Luke Leahy, Elliott Bennett and Tom Bloxham scored in a one-sided performance.

The win ended the Shrews’ eight-match winless run on the road. They previously drew 1-1 at Lincoln in League One before beating Stratford. 

Shrewsbury Injuries & Team News

Wing back Josh Daniels is ruled out with an ankle injury. 

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Wigan and Shrewsbury are in similar form. The Shrews should get the point they need to qualify with a 1-1 draw.

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