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Nic Ladds 26th Aug 2009 - 21:13

Championship Opta Stats - 29 - 31 August

Statistics and facts to help your football betting are available every week at William Hill courtesy of Opta Sportsdata, Europe's leading provider of sports performance statistics.

Barnsley v Reading

  • Reading have scored just one goal in their last three visits to Oakwell in all competitions.
  • Neither side has managed to win a league match yet this season.
  • Reading have scored fewer goals than any other Championship side this season (one).
  • Barnsley have failed to score in their last three league matches.

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Blackpool v Coventry City

  • Blackpool have drawn all four of their league matches so far this season.
  • Coventry have scored only one goal in five visits to Blackpool.
  • Blackpool have not lost at home to Coventry City since March 1923.
  • The Seasiders have won six of their last seven matches at home to the Sky Blues.
  • Coventry have conceded only two goals so far this term, only Newcastle (one) and Middlesbrough (none) have conceded fewer.

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Bristol City v Middlesbrough

  • Bristol City have gone a league-high 13 Championship matches without defeat at home.
  • Middlesbrough are unbeaten in their last five trips to Ashton Gate.
  • City have conceded at least two goals in each of their last four meetings with ‘Boro.
  • Middlesbrough have lost just once in their last ten meetings with the Robins.
  • ‘Boro are yet to concede a goal in the league so far this season – the only team to manage this.

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Doncaster Rovers v Cardiff City

  • Cardiff City have scored more goals than any other side in the league (11) and boast the Championship’s top goalscorer in Michael Chopra (seven).
  • The last four meetings between these two sides at Doncaster have ended in a draw.
  • The Vikings’ two home matches this season have both ended in draws.
  • Doncaster’s last home win over Cardiff came back in September 1952 – a run of 10 games without victory.

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Ipswich Town v Preston North End

  • Preston have scored in eight consecutive league matches (not including play-offs) – a longer run than any other team.
  • North End are yet to concede a first half goal in the Championship this season.
  • Ipswich have won only once in their last nine meetings with Preston.
  • The last five victories in this meeting have all been by one goal.
  • Having won three of their last four matches at the end of 2008/09, this season the Tractor Boys have lost three of their first four.

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Nottingham Forest v Derby County

  • Derby boast the deadliest backline in front of goal, scoring a league-high three goals courtesy of defenders.
  • The Rams have lost three of their last four away games in the league.
  • Nottingham Forest have lost their last two home games against Derby, and have not managed a win in four against the Rams at the City Ground.
  • Derby are unbeaten in their last eight competitive meetings with Forest.

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Plymouth Argyle v Sheffield Wednesday

  • Plymouth have gone eight games without a league win – the longest period in the Championship.
  • The Owls have scored a league high four goals from headers, whilst Plymouth have conceded a league-high three headed goals.
  • Plymouth won home and away against the Owls last season, keeping a clean sheet in both matches.
  • Argyle have found the net in ten consecutive home matches against Sheffield Wednesday.

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Scunthorpe v QPR

  • It has been 29 games since Scunthorpe last drew a league match 0-0.
  • QPR have not managed an away win in the league in 10 attempts – a league-high.
  • The Iron have conceded a league-high 12 Championship goals this term so far, and have failed to score in their last three.
  • QPR have scored exactly two goals in each of their last three visits to Scunthorpe, winning twice.
  • Scunthorpe have lost seven of their previous nine competitive games with QPR.

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Sheffield United v West Bromwich Albion

  • United have scored a league-high three goals from outside the box in open play.
  • There have been 19 goals scored in the last six meetings between these two sides at Bramall Lane.
  • West Brom have won their last three competitive away matches.
  • Sheffield United have kept a clean sheet in three of their last four matches against West Brom.

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Swansea City v Watford

  • Watford have not kept a clean sheet in 11 league matches – longer than any other Championship side.
  • Alongside Cardiff, Watford have scored a league-high three goals in the closing 15 minutes of matches this season.
  • Swansea have conceded a league-high three goals to opposing substitutes so far this season.
  • Watford have won four of their last five meetings with the Swans.

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Newcastle United v Leicester City

  • Leicester have remained unbeaten in the league for longer than any other side in the Championship – 10 games.
  • Newcastle have won their last three home matches against Leicester, conceding only one goal in the process.
  • The Foxes have not managed a win against Newcastle in six attempts.
  • In the last season that they met – 2003/04 – Shola Ameobi and Paul Dickov scored for their respective sides over the two games.

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Peterborough United v Crystal Palace

  • Peterborough have only lost once in their previous 10 fixtures at home against the Eagles.
  • Only one of their last six meetings has ended in a draw.
  • The last time Peterborough failed to score at home and lost in the league was in May 2008, the last day of their League Two campaign.
  • Having failed to score in four straight away matches in the league, Palace bagged three in their last one at Ipswich.

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