Sky Bet Championship briefing

  • Last Updated: December 15 2013, 14:30 GMT

Team news, statistics and our verdict for Sunday's action in the Sky Bet Championship.

Jermaine Beckford: Could return for Bolton
Jermaine Beckford: Could return for Bolton

Sunday, December 15

Wigan v Bolton

Uwe Rosler has a number of Wigan players back available. Grant Holt was left at home when Latics travelled to Maribor in midweek in a bid to improve his fitness. Forward Will Keane and centre-back Ivan Ramis were not eligible for the 2-1 defeat in the Europa League while James McClean served a European suspension.

Midfielder Mark Davies (knee) could be included in Bolton's squad. Elsewhere, boss Dougie Freedman must decide whether the likes of Jermaine Beckford and Neil Danns should be recalled, while Josh Vela (knee) is available.

Last season: No Corresponding fixture

Last five league matches: Wigan W L L L L; Bolton W W L L W

Top scorers (all competitions): Nick Powell (Wigan) 6; Jermaine Beckford (Bolton) 6

Match odds: H 23-20 A 12-5 D 23-10

Referee: Kevin Friend (Leicestershire)

Our verdict: Wigan 0 Bolton 1

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