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Stuart Dalgleish 29th Aug 2013 - 13:14

League 1 Opta Facts - 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.

Brentford v Carlisle

  • Brentford are unbeaten in six home league meetings Carlisle, winning their last four in a row (D2).
  • Carlisle have conceded 14 league goals this season; more than any other side in the division.
  • Brentford have won all three of their competitive home games so far this season.
  • Carlisle won their first point of the league season at the fourth attempt last weekend (D1 L3).

Colchester v Leyton Orient

  • Colchester are unbeaten in their last four matches against Leyton Orient, winning the last three in a row.
  • David Mooney has netted five goals in his last five league games for Leyton Orient.
  • The U's have gone 18 league matches without a home defeat versus Leyton Orient (W10 D8) - a run stretching back to December 1952.
  • Leyton Orient have scored six headed goals this season; four more than any other side.

Gillingham v Bristol City

  • Gillingham have won four of the last five league games at home against Bristol City (D1).
  • Sam Baldock has netted five goals in Bristol City's three competitive away games this season.
  • Bristol City have lost four points from winning positions this season; a figure beaten only by Crawley (5).
  • Gillingham are yet to win a competitive fixture this season in all competitions (L3 D2).

Notts County v Rotherham

  • Notts County have lost three of their last four competitive home games against Rotherham (W1 L3).
  • Rotherham have salvaged five points from losing positions this season; a league-high.
  • The Millers have lost only once in their last eight matches (all comps) against Notts County (W4 D3).
  • Rotherham have conceded three goals in the opening fifteen minutes of matches this season; a joint-league-high alongside Tranmere Rovers.

Oldham v Tranmere

  • Seven of Oldham's eight goals in League One this season (88%) have been scored in after half-time.
  • Tranmere have kept a clean sheet in four of their last five league games against Oldham.
  • Overall, there have been just four goals scored in the last five league meetings between Oldham and Tranmere.
  • There have been five red cards given in League One so far this season - two of those have been handed to Tranmere.

Peterborough v Crawley

  • Britt Assombalonga has scored in each of four league appearances for Peterborough so far this season.
  • Crawley have squandered five points from winning positions this season; a league-high.
  • Peterborough are one of two teams to have a 100% winning record in League Two this season, with Leyton Orient the other.
  • After winning their opening day fixture against Coventry, Crawley have won just one point in their three games since.

Port Vale v Wolves

  • Doug Loft; who scored just one goal for Port Vale in 2012/13, has already netted twice in four league apps this season.
  • Wolves have lost just one of their last seven league meetings with Port Vale (W4 D2).
  • Leigh Griffiths has scored three goals in his last three league appearances for Wolves.
  • Wolves have won all three of the league games that they have been leading in this season.

Sheff Utd v MK Dons

  • Sheffield United have averaged 71% possession so far this season; more than any other League One side.
  • MK Dons have kept a clean sheet in each of their last three games against Sheffield United.
  • After winning their first game of the League One season, Sheffield United have picked up just one point in their three matches since (D1 L2).
  • Patrick Bamford has scored in four of his last seven league appearances for MK Dons.

Shrewsbury v Coventry

  • Shrewsbury did the double over Coventry last season; winning 4-1 at home and 1-0 away.
  • There have been 26 goals scored in the four games involving Coventry in League One so far in 2013/14.
  • Callum Wilson has netted five goals and assisted three more in four league games for the Sky Blues this season.
  • Leon Clarke has scored eight goals in his last nine appearances in league competition.

Stevenage v Bradford

  • Stevenage haven't managed to salvage a point in any of the three league games that they've been behind in this season.
  • Nahki Wells have now scored in eight consecutive games for Bradford City - a club record.
  • James Hanson has assisted three goals and netted one himself for the Bantams in League One this season.
  • No side have picked up more yellow cards than Stevenage (12) in League One this season.

Swindon v Crewe

  • Swindon are unbeaten in four home league matches versus Crewe (W2 D2) & have kept two clean sheets in these games.
  • Crewe have lost five and drawn one of their last six away games in league competition.
  • Swindon are unbeaten in eight home league fixtures (inc. play offs), winning three and drawing five.
  • Only Sheffield United (70.5%) and Brentford (55.9%) have averaged a higher possession rate than Crewe (55.6%) so far this season.

Walsall v Preston

  • Walsall have won five of their last six meetings (D1) in the league with Preston North End.
  • Preston have lost three and drawn four of their last seven games in league competition.
  • Preston are the only side in the top four tiers of English football to have drawn four league games this season.
  • The Saddlers have gone 16 league games unbeaten at home, winning nine (D7).




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