League 1 Final Day Opta Facts - 3 May
Barnsley v Rochdale
- Barnsley have lost just once in their last 10 league games with Rochdale (W7 D2).
- Rochdale's last visit to Barnsley in the league ended in a 3-0 win, their first victory over the Tykes away. However, this match was in April 1979.
- The Tykes are winless in nine League One matches, the longest current run in the league (D6 L3).
- Rochdale's last clean sheet away from home in the division came in October against Yeovil, a run of 15 games without one.
- Dale have won as many league games in 2015 as they have lost (10, two draws).
Bristol City v Walsall
- The Robins have won four of their last five meetings with Walsall (D1).
- Walsall have failed to score in their last two trips to Bristol City. They've never gone three without a goal against them away.
- Bristol City have already set their best points tally for a league campaign (96). A win here would be the 5th highest total for a third tier title winning side.
- Walsall have lost three of their last four on the final day of a league season (W1).
- Luke Freeman has assisted more goals in League One than anyone else (16).
- Tom Bradshaw has netted five times in his last six league games. Only one of these goals has come away from home however.
Colchester v Preston
- Colchester have been victorious in four of their last five home matches against PNE (L1).
- Preston have won back-to-back games against Colchester, having gone eight without a win against the U's.
- Colchester are dependent on other results if they want to stay in League One.
- PNE will be promoted if they beat Colchester or match MK Dons' result against Yeovil.
- The U's have won five of their last six final day matches in the league (L1).
- This is Preston's best points tally in a campaign since 1999/2000, when they took 95 points on the way to the third tier title under David Moyes.
Crawley v Coventry
- In five previous Football League meetings, Crawley have won twice, both at home.
- Coventry have scored two or more goals in four of their five league games against the Red Devils, failing to score in the other.
- Crawley have conceded more goals in 2015 than any other League One side (41).
- This is the fifth season in a row Coventry will end the campaign away from home. They haven't won on final day since the 2006/07 season (D2 L5).
- The Sky Blues have gone 365 minutes without conceding away from home.
Crewe v Bradford
- Crewe have won just one of their last five meetings with Bradford (D2 L2).
- The Bantams are winless in three visits to Crewe, failing to score in the last two (D1 L2).
- Crewe's last three home games have all ended in draws.
- Bradford have scored just once from the spot all season in League One - no team has fewer than them.
- Lauri Dalla Valle has three in his last four for Crewe.
Doncaster v Scunthorpe
- Doncaster have won five of the last six games they've hosted against Scunthorpe (D1).
- The Iron have shipped 11 goals in their last three visits to Doncaster.
- Doncaster have won just one of their last eight on the final day, yet this was the dramatic 1-0 win over Brentford handing them promotion to the Championship in 2013 (D2 L5).
- Scunthorpe haven't lost their closing game to a season since 2004 (W2 D8).
- Rovers haven't won any of their last five league games at home (D2 L3), while the Iron are winless in nine away (D4 L5).
Gillingham v Notts County
- Gillingham have lost back-to-back league games against the Magpies. They've never lost three successively against them.
- Only one of Notts County's last nine trips to Gillingham has ended in a win (D1 L7).
- Only Port Vale (10) have conceded more penalties this season in League One than the Gills (9).
- Notts County haven't lost their final game of a league season since the 1998/99 campaign (W5 D10), but this loss came to Gillingham.
- The Magpies have taken the fewest number of points in 2015 in the division (19).
MK Dons v Yeovil
- MK Dons have been beaten once at home to Yeovil in the Football League (W3 D2).
- Yeovil lost the reverse fixture 2-0. They've alternated between a win and defeat in their last eight against MK Dons.
- MK Dons must better Preston's result against Colchester to claim automatic promotion.
- The Glovers have lost exactly the same number of games as they did in the Championship in 2013/14 (25). A defeat here would set a new negative record for them in the Football League.
- This is MK Dons' highest points tally in the third tier (88); beating the 87 they collected in 2008/09. They finished third and weren't promoted via the playoffs.
- If Yeovil fail to score here, they would be the lowest scorers in a League One season since Stockport County in 2009/10 (also 35).
Oldham v Peterborough
- Oldham have avoided defeat in their last two league matches against Peterborough, having lost four in a row to them prior to that.
- The Posh have scored nine goals in their last two trips to Oldham, winning one 5-0 but losing the other 5-4.
- This exact fixture last season ended 5-4 to Oldham, the most goals seen in a home league game for Oldham since December 1991 when Manchester United won 6-3.
- The last five games between these two sides in the league have contained 28 goals (5.6 per game).
- The Latics have lost just two of their last 13 on the final day of a league season (W6 D5)
- By contrast, Peterborough have won just two of their previous 12 final day matches (D6 L4).
Port Vale v Fleetwood
- After winning their first league meeting with Fleetwood 5-2, Port Vale have lost the next two without scoring.
- Fleetwood have exactly the same number of points as their first Football League campaign in 2012/13. Their previous two final days in the Football League have ended in 2-1 defeats.
- Port Vale are winless in six at home, but have drawn their last two (L4).
- Fleetwood have won fewer penalties than any other side in League One this campaign (1).
- David Ball has been involved in five of Fleetwood's last six league goals (scoring three and assisting two), while Jamie Proctor has played a part in each of the last four (scored two, assisted two).
Sheffield United v Chesterfield
- Sheffield United have won five of their last seven at home to Chesterfield, losing twice.
- Chesterfield haven't kept a clean sheet in seven attempts against the Blades.
- The Blades will finish in the play-off spots of League One for the third season out of the last four (they finished 7th in 2013/14).
- Chesterfield have won four of their last five games to close a league campaign (L1).
- Only the current top three have taken more points in 2015 than Sheffield United (37).
Swindon v Leyton Orient
- Swindon Town's last clean sheet against Leyton Orient at home came in October 1968, a wait of 11 games.
- Leyton Orient are looking to record three consecutive league wins at Swindon for the first time.
- Swindon conceded the fastest goal in League One this season to Colchester on Tuesday (37 seconds to Jacob Murphy).
- The O's must win and hope other results go their way to stay in the division.
- Ben Gladwin has six goals in his last four games for Swindon.
- If Leyton Orient fail to win, this will be their lowest points total in the third tier since 1994/95 (26), when they were last relegated from the third tier.