With injuries and suspensions causing the Latics some concern this weekend, Rangers have a great opportunity to get their season underway with a win at the DW Stadium.
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Reading and Queens Park Rangers are also cut for relegation after another eventful weekend of Premier League action.
The Magpies are struggling badly and Roberto Martinez’s unpredictable Latics should be good enough to pick up at least a point at St James’ Park.
When they’re good they’re alright but when they’re bad they’re awful. John Baines delves into which Latics side he thinks will turn up against Manchester City.
Another comeback victory has seen Sir Alex Ferguson’s side go to 11/10, while the Royals are now 31/50 for relegation.
The Royals travel to Lancashire in high spirits after their first win of season but their away record suggests a sharing of the spoils is the best they can hope for.
Manchester City are cut after they won and the Red Devils lost, while at the bottom Mark Hughes’ men are now odds-on for the drop.
Both the Reds and the Latics are struggling for goals and the 23/20 on there being less than three when the two meet at Anfield looks like a great price.