Championship Opta Facts - 18-19 August
Blackburn v Cardiff
Blackburn have failed to keep a clean sheet in each of their last seven matches versus the Bluebirds.
Cardiff have gone four games unbeaten against Blackburn (W2 D2); they last went five without losing in December 1961.
Rovers have shipped two or more goals in three of their last four games at Ewood Park, keeping a clean sheet in the other.
Peter Whittingham has assisted two of Cardiff's three goals so far this season.
Derby v Middlesbrough
Derby have lost their last three games against Middlesbrough without reply.
Middlesbrough have lost only three of their last 18 games against the Rams, winning 12 (D3).
Darren Bent scored five goals in his first five league appearances against Middlesbrough but has failed to net in his last three.
Kike scored his first brace in English football in Middlesbrough's 3-0 win over Bolton.
Huddersfield v Brighton
After going four games unbeaten at home to Brighton between 2008-2010 (W3 D1), Huddersfield are winless in the last three (D2 L1).
The last four league meetings between these two sides have finished level, with two of those matches ending goalless.
Both Huddersfield and Brighton have found the back of the net in each of the last seven games between them at the John Smith's Stadium.
Brighton are unbeaten in six against the Terriers, having won the two games prior to the four consecutive draws.
Huddersfield have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last nine home matches against the Seagulls.
Brighton, who are unbeaten in their last three games away to Huddersfield, have never gone four in a row without losing.
Ipswich v Burnley
The Tractor Boys have lost only one of their last 15 matches against Burnley at Portman Road (W7 D7), though that defeat came in the most recent game.
Burnley have won their last three games against Ipswich, keeping a clean sheet in each victory.
Ipswich have won six and lost none of their last eight games on home soil, winning each of the last four.
The Clarets have scored just five goals in their last 10 away games and never more than once in this run.
MK Dons v Bolton
This will be the first ever match between MK Dons and Bolton Wanderers.
Bolton have won just one of their last 12 away league matches on a Tuesday (D4 L7).
MK Dons' 1-0 defeat to Preston at the weekend was their first loss at home in six games. The Dons had won the previous five, netting 20 goals in the process.
Wanderers are the only side in the Championship yet to score this season.
Nottm Forest v Charlton
Nottingham Forest have won only once in their last six games against the Addicks at the City Ground (D3 L2).
Charlton are unbeaten in their last four matches against the Reds, winning two (D2).
Nottingham Forest summer signing Jamie Ward has scored six goals in four appearances against Charlton.
Tony Watt has scored twice and assisted another goal in his opening two games.
Matt Mills' equaliser for Nottingham Forest against Rotherham was his first goal since January 2015.
Rotherham v Preston
Rotherham have kept a clean sheet in four of their last six home games against Preston in all competitions (W3 D2 L1).
Excluding playoffs, Preston are unbeaten in their last four league encounters with Rotherham, winning two (D2).
Lee Frecklington has scored three goals in his last three appearances against Preston (incl. play-offs).
Preston are one of two sides yet to concede in this Championship campaign (Middlesbrough the other).
Bristol City v Leeds
Bristol City have lost their last six games against Leeds United; they've not lost seven in a row since April 1977.
The Whites are unbeaten in their last five trips to Bristol City in league competition, winning the last three (D2).
The Robins have conceded as many goals in their last two games (6) as they did in their previous 11.
Leeds have drawn their last three matches in league competition; they've not recorded four in a row since April 2005.
Hull v Fulham
The Tigers have won their last three games against Fulham at the KC Stadium, scoring 10 goals in the process.
Fulham have recorded just one victory in their last six clashes with Hull in the league (D1 L4).
Hull have kept a clean sheet in three of their last five games at the KC Stadium.
Fulham's Matt Smith has attempted more shots (excl. blocked) from the opening two Championship games than any other player (9).
Sheff Wed v Reading
The Owls have won three of their last four league matches against the Royals, losing the other.
Reading lost this exact fixture last season, 1-0; the first time they had failed to score on their travels to Hillsborough.
No Championship side has attempted more shots from their opening two games in 2015/16 than the Royals (27), although they've only scored once so far.
The Owls have lost only one of their last six at Hillsborough; winning two and drawing three.
Wolves v QPR
Wolves have lost only twice to QPR in their last 17 meetings in league competition, winning eight (D7).
QPR won on their last visit to Molineux back in the Premier League in 2011 (3-0). It was their first win away to Wolves in eight attempts (D2 L5).
Wolves have won six and lost none of their last nine league games at Molineux.
QPR have kept just one clean sheet in their last 27 away games.