Championship Opta Facts - March 10th -11th
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Championship Opta Facts - Mar 10-11
Coventry City v Birmingham City
None of the last six meetings between Coventry and Birmingham have ended as a draw.
Coventry have dropped more points from winning positions on home soil than any other team in the division (13).
Birmingham have lost just one of their last 13 matches in the league.
Four of the last five meetings between these two sides in the league has ended with a 1-0 scoreline.
Coventry have won five and lost just one of their last seven home games in the league.
Birmingham have scored 13 goals in their last three away games in the league, winning all three.
Brighton and Hove Albion v Portsmouth
Brighton have scored a league-low two headed goals in the Championship this campaign.
Brighton are unbeaten in their last 11 Championship matches.
Portsmouth have won none of their last seven league games, picking up just two points from a possible 21.
Pompey have failed to score in five of those seven matches.
Portsmouth have committed a league-high 433 fouls in the second tier.
The Seagulls are unbeaten in their last six Championship games on home soil.
Pompey have won just one of their last eight on the road, lost three of the last four and scored just one goal in the last four away trips.
Burnley v Crystal Palace
Burnley have scored a higher proportion of headed goals (32%) than any team in the Championship.
74% of the goals Palace have conceded have been netted in the second half, a league-high proportion.
The Clarets have scored a joint-league-high nine goals from corners.
Jay Rodriguez has scored eight goals in his last 10 appearances for Burnley and scored the winner in this fixture last season.
Burnley have lost four of their last five Championship games.
Crystal Palace are unbeaten in their last seven Championship matches.
The away side has failed to score in five of the last six matches between Burnley and Palace.
Derby County v Watford
Victory over Blackpool in midweek ended a run of seven matches without a win in the league for the Rams.
Watford have kept just one clean sheet in their last 13 league matches.
The Hornets mustered nine shots on target against Derby at Vicarage Road earlier this season, yet lost the game 0-1.
Derby have won four of the last five matches against Watford.
The Rams have lost five of their last 11 games at home (all without scoring), but when they have netted in that run they have won.
Watford have won just one of their last seven Championship matches away from home.
Hull City v Ipswich Town
Ipswich have scored a joint-high 17 headed goals in the Championship this season.
Hull have not lost any of their last eight Championship games, but have drawn the last four in a row.
No Championship team has scored more than one goal against Hull since Southampton netted two in November.
Hull have conceded only six goals in their last 15 league games and kept seven clean sheets in their last eight matches.
The Tigers have failed to score in seven of their last 11 league games.
Michael Chopra has scored six goals in his last seven Championship appearances for Ipswich.
Hull have won three of the last four matches against Ipswich including a league game and an FA Cup tie already this season.
Nottingham Forest v Millwall
Nottingham Forest have conceded a division high 17 headed goals which accounts for 32% of the goals they have shipped, also a league high.
Andy Keogh has scored in four of his last five Championship outings.
Forest have kept just one clean sheet in their last 12 Championship matches.
The Midlands side have the worst home record in the Championship with just 15 points from 18 league games.
They have lost seven and won only one of their last nine matches in the league at the City Ground.
Nottingham Forest didn't manage any shots on target against the Londoners when the two sides met at the New Den in August.
Forest have won just one of the last six meetings with Millwall.
Peterborough United v Blackpool
Blackpool have recovered more points from losing positions than any other side in the Championship (26), 14 of those away from home (also a league high).
Peterborough have recouped more points from losing positions on home turf than any other team in the Championship (13).
Blackpool have scored 71% of their goals in the second half of games, the highest percentage in the Championship.
Peterborough have shipped a league low proportion of 46% of their goals in the second half of games.
Tom Ince has scored four goals in his last three Championship appearances.
Peterborough have won just one of their last 11 Championship games.
Peterborough managed 12 shots on target to Blackpool's six when they met at Bloomfield Road and yet lost the game 1-2.
Reading v Leicester City
Reading have dropped fewer points from losing positions than any other team in the Championship (2).
The Foxes have netted a league-high 55% of their goals in the first half of matches this season.
Leicester have shipped a divisional high 40% of goals from set pieces, a higher percentage than any other team in the Championship.
Reading have kept six clean sheets in their last seven Championship games.
Leicester have earned more red cards than any other side in the division (8).
Reading have more points than any other team in the Championship in 2012 (24).
The Royals have won eight of their last nine games at the Madejski Stadium.
Southampton v Barnsley
Barnsley have recovered fewer points from losing positions in the Championship than any other team (1).
Southampton have scored a joint-high 17 headed goals in the Championship.
St Mary's has seen a league-high nine goals in the opening 15 minutes of games in the Championship this season.
Barnsley have won just one of their last seven Championship matches.
The Tykes have lost their last four away league games, the last three without scoring.
Rickie Lambert has scored five goals in his last three Championship matches.
Saints are unbeaten in their last eight league games.
West Ham United v Doncaster Rovers
Victory over Forest in midweek ended a run of seven matches without a win in the league for Doncaster.
The win at Nottingham Forest also ended a run of one point from their previous eight away games.
The Hammers have lost just one of their last 10 Championship fixtures.
West Ham scored from their only shot on target when they won 1-0 away at Doncaster earlier this season.
Doncaster have score exactly one goal in each of their last five visits to Upton Park.
Rovers have lost only two and won two of their last eight visits to Upton Park, with the last two visits ending 1-1.
Sam Allardyce's team have drawn their last three Championship matches at Upton Park.
Bristol City v Cardiff City
Cardiff have dropped more points from losing positions than any other team in the Championship (23).
A divisional high 46% of Cardiff's goals have been netted rom set pieces this season.
Ashton Gate has seen more goals (16) scored in the final 15 minutes of matches of any stadium in the Championship.
Victory in midweek against Leicester ended a run of seven league matches without a win for the Robins.
Cardiff have won just one of their last seven league games.
There have been 18 goals scored across the last four league meetings between these two sides.
Cardiff have won four of the last five meetings with Bristol City, losing just one of the last eight.
Middlesbrough v Leeds United
Boro have scored a joint-league-high nine goals from corners.
None of the last seven meetings between Leeds and Middlesbrough have ended as a home win, with five being away victories.
There were three red cards in the meeting between Leeds and Boro at Elland Road earlier this season.
Middlesbrough have lost just one of their last seven Championship games, winning four of the last five.
Leeds have failed to score in their last three Championship outings.
The Whites have won just one of their last eight Championship matches on the road.
Boro have only won two of their last six league games at the Riverside.