Championship Opta Facts | August 24 - 25
Bolton v QPR
Bolton have gone seven league games without defeat against QPR, winning six.
Six different players have scored QPR's six goals this season (all competitions).
No side has attempted more shots this season than QPR (45).
The Trotters have won eight of their last 10 league clashes with the R's on home soil (L2).
The R's have struck the woodwork three times already this season; a joint-league-high alongside Birmingham City.
The Trotters are yet to win in the league this season, extending their winless run to five games, which includes two fixtures at the end of the 2012/13 campaign (D4 L1).
QPR's 1-0 victory over Ipswich was their first clean sheet in six league games.
Blackburn v Barnsley
Rovers are currently enjoying a six-match (all comps) unbeaten run against the Tykes, winning four.
Chris O'Grady has netted five times in his last seven league matches for Barnsley.
The two sides met twice last season with Blackburn winning on both occasions (2-1 and 3-1).
After scoring seven goals in his last nine league games of 2012/13 campaign, Jordan Rhodes is yet to find the back of the net this season, having featured three times.
Jordan Rhodes netted twice in two matches against the Tykes last campaign.
The Tykes have gone five matches (all competitions) without a victory (D3 L2).
Blackpool v Reading
Blackpool have suffered just one defeat in their last 11 games, winning five and drawing five
Adam Le Fondre has netted four times in his last six league games for Reading (Premier League included).
The Tangerines have enjoyed just two victories in their last 10 league fixtures against the Royals (L6 D2).
The Seasiders are unbeaten in their last three home league games at Bloomfield Road against Reading, winning twice (D1).
Blackpool and Reading are two of eight teams yet to taste defeat in the Championship this season.
Four of the five goals scored by Blackpool this season have come in the final fifteen minutes of matches; only Watford have scored as many goals in the final fifteen minutes.
Brighton v Burnley
Last season, Brighton won on both occasions against Burnley, scoring four goals in the process (1-0 and 3-1).
Burnley are now unbeaten in their last six league games, winning four (two 2-1s and two 2-0s) and drawing two (both 1-1).
Gordon Greer scored at both ends against Burnley during the Seagulls' 3-1 victory last season; scoring an own goal in the 60th minute and then scoring Brighton's third in the 88th minute.
After going eight Championship games without scoring, Sam Vokes has scored twice in two games for the Clarets.
The Seagulls have conceded 43 fouls so far this season; a league-high figure.
Leonardo Ulloa has netted seven of his 12 goals (all comps) for Brighton at home.
Charlton v Doncaster
Charlton forward Simon Church has netted three goals in four games (all comps) this season, after managing just one goal in the whole of last season.
Doncaster have won just two of their six meetings in total with Charlton, losing the other four.
They have met just twice since the turn of the century (in 2008/09), with Donny winning 2-1 at the Valley, courtesy of goals from James Coppinger and Brian Stock and Charlton winning 1-0 away.
After failing to score in 16 league games for Huddersfield and Derby, Theo Robinson has netted twice
in two games since joining Doncaster this season.
Donny have lost only once in their last six away matches, winning four (D1).
This season, only Birmingham's Darren Randolph (15) has made more saves than Charlton's Ben Hamer (13).
Huddersfield v Bournemouth
Huddersfield striker James Vaughan has scored four goals in his last three games (all comps).
After 14 league games without scoring at the end of last season, the Cherries' Lewis Grabban has netted four in three matches this season.
Bournemouth are enjoying a six-match unbeaten run (incl. play offs) against Huddersfield, winning twice and drawing four.
In the 2010/11 season, the two sides met four times (incl. play offs), with all those clashes ending in score draws.
Only Brighton's Inigo Calderon has made more interceptions than Bournemouth defender Steve Cook so far this season.
The Cherries have recorded just two headed attempts on goal this season; a league-low tally.
Ipswich v Leeds
The Tractor Boys have won five of their last six home matches against the Whites (D1).
Leeds have picked up four red cards in their last eight clashes with Ipswich (Ipswich also suffered one sending-off).
Only Junior Hoilett (22) has attempted more dribbles this season than Ross McCormack this season (15).
Ipswich have scored in each of their last nine home league matches against Leeds, keeping four clean sheets in the process.
Ipswich have lost three of their first four matches of the 2013/14 season (all comps), winning the other.
The Tractor Boys have mustered just 22 shots this season, a haul superior to just two other sides.
Leicester v Birmingham
Only midlands rivals Forest have conceded fewer goals (0) than the Foxes this season (1).
Birmingham have suffered just one defeat in their last six league games against Leicester (W2 D3).
No player in the division has attempted more tackles than Birmingham's Tom Adeyemi (15) this season.
The Foxes have gone six games without keeping a clean sheet against the Blues, conceding nine in the process.
There have been two red cards in total in the last four league matches between the two teams - one for each side.
The Blues have received 10 yellow cards this season; a division high.
Sheffield Wednesday v Millwall
The Owls have won their last three league matches against the Lions, scoring six times and keeping one clean sheet.
Millwall have failed to score in six successive games in the Championship.
However, three of Wednesday's last four victories against Millwall have come on the road.
Miguel Llera scored six goals last season with three of those coming in the two appearances against Millwall.
Including the 1-1 draw at Elland Road, Sheffield Wednesday have won just one league game in their last eight (3D 4L).
Chris Kirkland has made 13 saves so far this season, a figure beaten only by Birmingham keeper Darren Randolph (15).
Yeovil v Derby
The Glovers have lost four of their last six league games, winning the other two.
Derby have enjoyed just two victories in their last 13 league fixtures away from home.
This will be the first competitive meeting between the two clubs at any level of football.
Will Hughes has created nine chances for his team-mates this season; more than any other Derby player.
Only Birmingham City (10) have received more yellow cards this season than Derby (7).
The Rams are yet to keep a clean sheet this season in the league. Indeed, last season, only Bristol City (6) kept fewer than Derby (8).
Watford v Nottm Forest
Since the start of 2012/13, Gianfranco Zola's men have scored 98 goals in the league (incl. play offs); 22 more than any other side.
The Tricky Trees have kept three clean sheets this season, more than any other Championship side.
Watford are unbeaten in their last three league matches against Nottingham Forest, winning two.
Nottingham Forest have won all three of their league fixtures this season (four in all competitions). Indeed, Forest last won their opening three league fixtures since the start of the 2006/07 season.
Troy Deeney has netted nine times in his last eight league games (incl. play offs) for the Hornets.
Almen Abdi has assisted three goals for the Hornets this season; a league-high figure.
Wigan v Middlesbrough
Wigan have netted just once in their last five meetings with ‘Boro, failing to score in any of the last three clashes.
Boro' have registered just one win in their last six league games, losing three and drawing two.
Prior to Wigan's 2-2 draw with Doncaster, Shaun Maloney's last five goals for Wigan all came on the road. Indeed, Maloney's goal against Donny was his first at the DW Stadium since February.
No player has attempted more shots this season Middlesbrough's Lukas Jutkiewicz (11).
Four of the last five meetings have been decided by a single goal; 1-0 in each of those four matches.
Wigan's Scott Carson is the only goalkeeper to have made a save from the penalty spot so far this campaign.