With boss Roberto Martinez likely to make several changes for the clash, Wigan could find the going tough as they head to Crystal Palace in the Carling Cup.
The Latics are Paddy Power’s 13/10 favourites to prevail in normal time but the values lies with the Eagles, who have made a decent start in the Championship and can be backed at 12/5 with Stan James in a competition that regularly throws up upsets.
The evening’s other match is an all-League One affair at the Valley as Charlton entertain Preston. Both have made solid starts to the season as they bid to gain promotion to the Championship, but on home soil, the Addicks should have the edge and they’re 6/5 with .
Double on Crystal Palace and Charlton – 6/1 (Stan James)