Championship Opta Facts - March 20 - 21
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Brighton v Derby
Brighton have only won one of their last seven meetings with Derby in all competitions, although that victory did come in their last game against the Rams, 1-0 at Pride Park in November.
At home, the Seagulls are without a win in their last three meetings with Derby (in all competitions), losing two and drawing one, and have shipped a total of seven goals in the process.
13 of Brighton's last 16 goals have come in the second-half.
Derby have netted a league-low two goals in the final 15 minutes of their games, which equates to 5% of their total haul, another league-low.
Three of the Rams' last four games have ended in a 2-1 scoreline (two wins, one defeat) with the other ending 1-0 for Derby.
A League-low 7% of Brighton's goals have come from headers this season (three in total).
Bristol City v Watford
There have been a total of 22 goals scored in the last six meetings between the two sides, an average of 3.7 per game.
Marvin Elliott has netted in both of his last two games against the Hornets.
Exactly one third of Watford's goals this season have come from outside the box, a league-high proportion.
The Robins are the only side in the division yet to score a penalty goal.
City have conceded two or more goals in eight of their last nine games.
Watford have kept just one clean sheet in their last nine fixtures.
Doncaster v Millwall
Rovers have enjoyed just one victory at home to Millwall in the Lions' last four visits to Doncaster, losing two and drawing one.
Only 21% of the goals Donny have shipped this season have come from dead-ball situations, a league-low figure.
Four of Rovers' last six games have ended in a 1-1 draw, with the other two both ending in a 2-1 scoreline.
The Lions have conceded exactly three goals in each of their last two games.
Rovers have conceded in each of their last eight games, the second-longest without a clean sheet in the Championship.
19 of MIllwall's goals conceded have come in the last 15 minutes of their games, which equates to 36% of their total goals shipped, both league-"highs".
Hull v Southampton
The four games between the two sides have produced a total of 18 goals, an average of 4.5 a game.
At Hull, the Tigers have enjoyed just one win in their last five clashes with the Saints, although that win (5-0), did come on Southampton's last trip to the KC Stadium.
The Saints have scored a league-high nine penalties this season.
A league-low 6% of the goals Southampton have scored this season have come from outside the box.
Only 11% of Hull's goals have come from dead-ball situations, the lowest proportion in the Championship.
Rickie Lambert has bagged a total of eight goals in his last five games.
Leeds United v Nottingham Forest
Leeds have put four past Forest in each of their last two meetings, winning 4-0 away in November and 4-1 at home back in April.
Overall, United are unbeaten in their last 11 clashes with Forest, winning five and drawing six.
Forest have shipped 19 headed goals this season, more than any other side in the Championship.
A league-"high" 20 of Forest's goals conceded this season in the Championship have come from crosses.
Leeds have managed a total of just three goals in their last five league matches.
Forest have won just one of their last five away games, losing three and drawing one.
Peterborough v Reading
The last four meetings between the two sides have produced a total of 20 goals.
The Royals have lost just one of their last six clashes with Posh, winning three and drawing two.
Reading have only lost two points all season from leading positions, fewer than any other side in the Championship.
A league-high 73% of Reading goals have come in the second-half.
Only 48% of Posh's goals conceded this season have come after the break, a league-low percentage.
Peterborough have only enjoyed one victory in their last five games, losing three and drawing one.
Portsmouth v Birmingham
Birmingham have won three of their last four meetings with Portsmouth, losing the other one.
At Fratton Park, Pompey have lost just one of their last nine clashes with the Blues (in all competitions), winning three and drawing five.
40% of the goals Portsmouth have shipped this season have come from set-piece situations, a joint-league-"high".
Marlon King has bagged a total of three goals in his last four league games for the Blues.
The Solent side have netted a total of just one goal in their last seven league fixtures.
Portsmouth are now nine Championship games without a win, the longest current winless run in the division.
West Ham v Middlesbrough
The Hammers have suffered just one defeat in their last eight meetings with ‘Boro, in all competitions.
Carlton Cole has scored in each of West Ham's last two games against Middlesbrough.
Both sides have netted a joint-league-high nine goals from corners this season.
Each of the Hammers' last three league games has ended in a 1-1 scoreline.
Boro's last seven league games on the road have produced a total of 27 goals, an average of 3.9 a game.
The Hammers have scored 10 goals in the opening 15 minutes of their games this season, a haul no other side can better this season.
Crystal Palace v Barnsley
Palace are unbeaten at Selhurst Park in Barnsley's last seven visits (six wins and one draw) with the Tykes netting a total of just two goals in the process.
Barnsley have suffered just one defeat in their last six games with the Eagles.
The Tykes have only picked up a league-low one point from losing positions this season.
72% of the goals Palace have conceded this season have come after the break, a league-"high" figure.
Seven of Palace's last nine games have ended in a draw.
Barnsley are without a win in six games, their worst winless streak in the league this season (five losses and one draw).
Cardiff v Coventry
The Sky Blues are without a win in their last eight meetings against Cardiff.
The Bluebirds have scored exactly two goals in six of their last seven games against Coventry.
Both sides top the rankings when it comes to throwing points away from leading positions, dropping 23 points each in the Championship this season.
Cardiff have benefited from a league-high four own-goals this season.
Coventry have drawn each of their last three games and have enjoyed just one win in their last six.
44% of Cardiff's goals have come from dead-ball situations, a league-high figure.
Ipswich v Burnley
The last four meetings between the two sides at Portman Road have all ended in draws (three 1-1s and one 0-0).
Jay Rodriguez has netted in both of the Clarets' last two clashes with the Tractor Boys.
Ipswich have netted a league-high 18 headed goals in the Championship this season.
31% of the goals the Clarets have scored have come from headers (15 in total), a league-high proportion.
Grant Leadbitter has bagged a total of three goals in his last two games for the Tractor Boys.
Burnley have failed to score in three of their last four on the road in the league.
Blackpool v Leicester
Three of the last four (and four of the last six) games between these two sides have ended in a 2-1 scoreline (three wins for Leicester, one for Blackpool), in all competitions.
At Bloomfield Road, the Tangerines have enjoyed just one win in their last six clashes with the Foxes, losing three and drawing two.
Ian Holloway's men have picked up a league-high 29 points from losing positions this season.
53% of the goals Leceister have scored this season have come before the break, the highest percentage in the Championship.
Blackpool are enjoying a run of scoring in each of their last 13 games, the best current such run in the Championship.
Jermaine Beckford has netted a total of three goals in his last four league games for the Foxes.