Championship Opta Facts - 29-30 September
Championship Opta Facts - 29-30 September 2012
Barnsley v Ipswich
Barnsley have won just one of their last five meetings with Ipswich, losing three and drawing one.
On home soil, the Tykes have lost just two of their last six clashes with Ipswich, although those defeats have come in the last four games.
Jason Scotland has scored in two of Ipswich's last three games against Barnsley.
Craig Davies has hit seven goals in as many games this season for the Tykes, including four in their last game against Birmingham.
The Tractor Boys are without a win in five games, losing each of their last three (0-2, 0-2 and 1-2).
Bolton v Crystal Palace
Bolton are unbeaten in their last 14 meetings with Palace, winning seven and drawing seven.
The Eagles have failed to score in six of their last seven games against the Trotters.
Former Manchester United starlet Chris Eagles has hit four goals in his last six games for the Trotters.
Bolton's last three games have all ended in a 2-1 scoreline (W2 L1).
Former Brighton striker Glenn Murray has now netted five goals in four games this season for the Eagles, with three of them coming in their last game against Cardiff.
Bristol City v Leeds United
Bristol have lost each of their last four clashes with Leeds, netting a total of just two goals and shipping 10 in the process.
At Ashton Gate, the Robins have won just two of their 12 meetings with Leeds, losing six (including the last two) and drawing four.
Last season, the two games between these teams saw a total of three red cards (two for City, one for United).
Ross McCormack netted in both games against the Robins for Leeds last season.
There have been 28 goals scored in games involving Bristol City this season - the most in the Championship.
Burnley v Millwall
Burnley have won just one of their last five games against Millwall, drawing one and losing three.
The Clarets have managed to score more than one goal against the Lions in only one of their last 11 clashes.
Charlie Austin has now netted a joint league-high seven goals this season, with five coming in his last two appearances.
The Lions have shipped a total of eight goals in their last three games, a rate of 2.7 per game.
The Clarets have conceded two or more goals in five of their last six games.
Cardiff v Blackpool
Cardiff have lost just one of their last nine games against Blackpool (exc. play-offs), drawing four and winning four.
Three of the last four league clashes between the two sides have ended 1-1, as have four of the last six.
Veteran hitman Kevin Philips has scored in each of the Tangerines' last two games against Cardiff.
Peter Whittingham has netted five goals in the last four games for the Welsh giants.
Thomas Ince has netted six goals this season, a haul bettered by only two players in the division.
Charlton v Blackburn
Charlton have enjoyed just one victory in their last five games against Blackburn, losing the other four and netting a total of just three goals (and shipping 11) in the process.
The Addicks have won four of their last five meetings with Rovers at The Valley, losing the other.
Charlton have kept just one clean sheet in their seven league games so far this season.
There have only been 17 goals scored in games involving Charlton Athletic this season; the second fewest in the Championship.
Only Blackpool (16) have scored more goals than Blackburn in the Championship this season.
Huddersfield v Watford
Huddersfield have won five of their last seven games against Watford, drawing one and losing one.
The Hornets have failed to score in four of those games, although they have netted in the each of the last three.
Only Brighton (4) have conceded fewer goals in the Championship this season than Huddersfield.
Czech forward Matej Vydra has bagged three goals in his last five games for Watford.
Huddersfield's last four games have produced a total of 13 goals, over 3.25 per game.
Hull v Peterborough
Hull have won three and drawn one of their last four meetings with Peterborough, keeping a clean sheet in each of the last two clashes (both 1-0 wins).
On home soil, the Tigers have found the back of the net in each of their last 12 games against the Posh.
Hull's last four games have produced a total of 18 goals, a rate of 4.5 per game, with the Tigers bagging 11 and shipping seven in the process.
Peterborough have lost each of their seven games this season and are without a victory in 13 (with that win coming last March).
The Tigers have lost just one of their last five games, winning three and drawing one.
Middlesbrough v Leicester
Each of the last four meetings between these two sides have ended in draws.
'Boro are without a win against the Foxes in eight games, losing two and drawing six.
On the road, the Foxes have lost each of their last three games, all by a 2-1 scoreline, this season while all of their last six away games have ended in that scoreline (W2 L4).
At the Riverside, Boro have a 100% record this season, winning three out of three. They are also on a run of five without defeat on home soil, including last season.
Dave Nugent has hit four in his last two games for Leicester, including a hat-trick last time out against Hull.
Wolves v Sheff Wed
Wolves have won each of their last four clashes with Wednesday, and are unbeaten in the last six (drawing the other two).
At Molineux, Wolves have lost just one of their last 10 games against the Owls, winning four and drawing five.
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake scored in each of Wolves' last three games against Wednesday, although the last meeting came back in March 2009.
Wolves have bagged exactly two goals in each of their last three games (2-0, 2-0 and 2-1 victories).
The Owls have shipped two or more goals in each of their seven league games this season, with no side conceding more than their 16 goals against this term.
Brighton v Birmingham
The last three games between these two sides have all ended in a draw.
On home soil, the Seagulls have suffered just one defeat against the Blues in their eight meetings, with City netting a total of just five goals in the process.
Brighton have conceded only four goals this season in the Championship - a league-low.
The Seagulls have lost just one of their last 10 games, winning the last five in a row and drawing four.
The Blues' last three games have produced a total of 12 goals, a rate of four per game.
Nottingham Forest v Derby
Forest have lost both of their last two meetings with Derby, after winning the previous two clashes before that.
At the City Ground, Forest have won three of their last 10 clashes with the Rams, drawing five and losing two.
There have been three red cards shown in the last three clashes between these two sides, one for Forest and two for Derby.
Only two of The Tricky Trees' 10 goals this season have come before the 57th minute.
Derby's Northern Irish international Jamie Ward has bagged three goals in his last two games and four in his last four.