Championship Opta Facts March 17-18
Blackburn v Brentford
Blackburn have won seven and lost none of their last eight home league meetings with the Bees (D1).
Brentford have conceded at least twice in their last eight at Ewood Park, shipping 22 in total across these eight trips.
Jordan Rhodes has scored six goals in his last six starts.
No side has made more errors leading directly to a goal this season than Brentford (9).
Blackpool v Charlton
Blackpool are without a win in six league games against Charlton, drawing three and losing three.
The Addicks have scored at least twice in nine of their last 11 against the Seasiders.
Blackpool have conceded 74 goals so far this season; nine more than any other top four tier side.
All five of Yoni Buyens' league goals this season have come from the penalty spot.
Cardiff v Bournemouth
Cardiff have not kept a clean sheet in any of their last 14 league games against Bournemouth; a run that goes back to 1946.
Bournemouth have only lost one of their last six trips to Wales to face Cardiff, winning two and drawing three.
Brett Pitman has bagged five goals in his last two games for the Cherries, this after going 10 without a goal.
The Bluebirds are without a win in five on home soil, losing three and drawing two.
Derby v Middlesbrough
The last four meetings between these two promotion chasers have all ended in home wins.
Middlesbrough have scored in their last 13 league visits to Derby but have netted exactly once in 10 of those.
Only Derby (13) have conceded fewer first half goals this season than Middlesbrough (14).
Grant Leadbitter has scored or assisted 22 goals for Middlesbrough this season (12 goals, 10 assists); only one midfielder in the Championship has had a hand in more (Matt Ritchie - 23).
In fact, Leadbitter is the top-scoring midfielder the Championship this term with 12 goals.
Huddersfield v Norwich
The Terriers have scored in all but one of their last 11 home league meetings with the Canaries.
Norwich have won their last three against Huddersfield, scoring 11 goals and conceding just once.
Huddersfield have only won one of their last five home league games (D1 L3).
Norwich have won their last four on the road in the Championship; no side has won five in a row this season.
The Terriers have won only two of their last 12 league meetings with Norwich (D3 L7).
Norwich won 5-0 at home to Huddersfield in December with all five goals coming in the second-half.
Ipswich v Bolton
Three of the last four meetings between these sides at Portman Road have finished 1-0 to the Tractor Boys.
Indeed Bolton have scored just twice in their last five against Ipswich and have not registered a single victory (D2 L3).
Ipswich have gone nine games without keeping a clean sheet.
The Trotters have lost their last five games on the road, shipping exactly four goals on three occasions. Indeed, it's the second time they've lost five consecutive away games this season.
Millwall v Brighton
Millwall have only mustered two wins from their last 11 league meetings with Brighton (D5 L4).
Indeed the Seagulls are unbeaten in five at the New Den, winning three and drawing two.
Millwall have lost their last five games, shipping 14 goals in the process. They last lost six in a row back in October 1963.
Brighton have gone five games without an away win (D2 L3), failing to score on four occasions.
Wigan v Watford
The Latics have won just one of their last eight against the Hornets, though five have ended level (L2).
Watford have never won an away league game against Wigan, drawing twice there and losing three times.
Troy Deeney has scored or assisted nine goals in his last five games for Watford (five goals, four assists).
Wigan have won three of their last four in league competition (L1), this after winning just one of the previous 10.
Wolves v Sheff Wed
Wolves have only lost one of their last 23 league games against Sheffield Wednesday (W12 D10), though that did come on home soil in 2006.
The Owls have won just one of their last 11 trips to Molineux, losing their last three consecutively.
Wolves have lost just once in their last eight games at Molineux, winning four (D3).
Sheffield Wednesday have won their last two games on the road, this after losing the previous three. They've not won three on the bounce since April 2012.
Nottingham Forest v Rotherham
Forest are unbeaten in 14 league meetings with Rotherham, though nine of the last 10 have ended level.
The Millers have only won once at the City Ground in their Football League history, winning 2-0 back in April 1955.
Nottm Forest have lost only once in league competition since Dougie Freedman took charge in February (W6 D2).
Rotherham have yet to win an away game in which they've gone behind this season (D3 L8).
Fulham v Leeds
Fulham are unbeaten in four home league meetings with the Whites, winning three and drawing one.
Leeds have failed to score in their last three at Craven Cottage, though they have not visited the ground by the Thames since 2004.
Fulham have won only once in their last 10 games, losing six (D3).
Only Wigan (122) have fired in fewer shots on target this season than Leeds United (125).