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Huddersfield v Wigan Odds: Mark Robins can start his reign with a shock win

A potential FA Cup upset is anticipated at the John Smith's Stadium on Sunday afternoon as the television cameras are in attendance for the fifth round clash between Huddersfield and Wigan (ITV1, 3.55pm). Huddersfield go into the game with a new manager as Mark Robins takes charge of his first match and they will fancy their chances against Premier League strugglers Wigan.

Huddersfield appointed former Coventry boss Robins on Thursday and there is no doubt that the players will be out to impress the new man in charge. Robins is 11/4 to start his reign with a win on Sunday, while Huddersfield are 6/4 to win with the draw no bet with Ladbrokes. Wigan are 10/11 odds on favourites at this stage, while the draw is a best price 13/5.

The home side look capable of getting something from this game as their recent form, even before the appointment of Robins, has been much improved. A 10-match winless run has been followed by a run of just two defeats in eight and that has helped lift them up to 18th place in the Championship, three points clear of the relegation zone.

They won 2-1 at Leicester in a fourth round replay on Tuesday as they booked their place in this weekend's tie and their recent results at home should fill them with confidence. They are unbeaten in seven at the John Smith's Stadium, drawing six, and they have picked up some creditable results against high-flying Championship sides during that run.

They held Cardiff and Leicester to draws on home soil, while they edged to a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace. A real feature of their home games has been the distinct lack of goals as the last six have all involved less than three goals and Sunday's match to go under 2.5 can be backed at 21/20 with Ladbrokes.

Huddersfield will be looking to James Vaughan, who has scored five times since joining on loan from Norwich, for goals and he is 7/1 to be first goalscorer with Ladbrokes bookmakers. Vaughan could cause this Wigan defence problems and the Latics have kept just two clean sheets in their last nine outings and the pressure is beginning to mount on Roberto Martinez.

Wigan are now 19th in the Premier League table, three points adrift of safety, and this FA Cup run is becoming an unwelcome distraction. It is the first time they have appeared in the fifth round of the competition since 1987 and their form heading into this weekend's game will be a concern. They have won just two of their last nine and both of those victories were courtesy of the FA Cup drawing them against lower league opposition.

They needed a replay to beat League One side Bournemouth in the third round before edging to a barely deserved 1-0 win over non-league outfit Macclesfield in the last round. Jordi Gomez has taken a real liking to this competition with two goals in his three appearances and he is 7/1 to score first and add to his seven goals for the season.

However, Martinez may be tempted to rotate his side for the trip to Huddersfield on Sunday and the home side could take advantage. The arrival of Robins should provide a welcome boost to confidence and we have seen in the past that the arrival of a new manager can often have an instant impact on results.

Huddersfield v Wigan Form

Check the season's statistics for both Huddersfield and Wigan, plus the odds ahead of Sunday's match.

Huddersfield Stats | Wigan Stats

Huddersfield v Wigan Tips

Tip #1: Huddersfield to win with the draw no bet @ 6/4 with Ladbrokes.
Tip #2: Under 2.5 goals @ 21/20 with Ladbrokes.
Tip #3: James Vaughan to score first @ 7/1 with Ladbrokes.

Steve Claridge Tips.

Huddersfield v Wigan Odds

Match Betting

11/4 Huddersfield
13/5 Draw
10/11 Wigan

Correct Score Odds

10/1 Huddersfield 1-0
10/1 Huddersfield 2-0
10/1 Huddersfield 2-1
10/1 Draw 0-0
6/1 Draw 1-1
11/1 Draw 2-2
15/2 Wigan 1-0
9/1 Wigan 2-0
7/1 Wigan 2-1

First Goalscorer Odds

9/2 Arouna Kone
5/1 Franco Di Santo
11/2 Angelo Henriquez
7/1 Shaun Maloney
7/1 James Vaughan
7/1 Jordi Gomez
8/1 Jermaine Beckford
8/1 Lee Novak
8/1 Nouha Dicko
8/1 Sean Scannell
9/1 Alan Lee
10/1 Callum McManaman

Odds supplied by Ladbrokes.com, who offer live in-play betting for all FA Cup matches.

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