Team news: Wigan v Catalans (Fri)

Top prospect Harry Smith is set to make his first-team debut for Wigan against Catalans on Friday night.

Wigan coach Adrian Lam has made one change to his side that won at Wakefield last weekend. Half-back Smith comes in for fellow youngster Amir Bourouh.

Steve McNamara has made two changes to his Catalans outfit that lost to Hull KR last time out. Sam Tomkins and Alrix Da Costa replace Tony Gigot and David Mead.

The Super League match takes place at the DW Stadium on Friday, 7:45pm kick-off.

Drew’s dabble: Wigan are 3/1 to win by 21-30 points.

Wigan 19-man squad: Joe Burgess, Liam Byrne, Tony Clubb, Liam Farrell, Bevan French, Oliver Gildart, Joe Greenwood, Chris Hankinson, Zak Hardaker, Willie Isa, Tommy Leuluai, Liam Marshall, Romain Navarrete, Ollie Partington, Sam Powell, Dan Sarginson, Harry Smith, Morgan Smithies, George Williams.

Catalans 19-man squad: Brayden Wiliame, Lewis Tierney, Samisoni Langi, Micky McIlorum, Kenny Edwards, Greg Bird, Julian Bousquet, Mika Simon, Benjamin Jullien, Matt Whitley, Alrix Da Costa, Mickael Goudemand, Lambert Belmas, Lucas Albert, Antoni Maria, Jason Baitieri, Arthur Romano, Sam Kasiano, Sam Tomkins.

Wigan are big favourites for this one at 1/8, while Catalans are priced at 13/2.


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