League One Facts – Dec 29
Bournemouth v Crawley
These two sides have only met once before, earlier this season when Crawley won 3-1 at home back in October.
Bournemouth are unbeaten in 12 league games (W9, D3), the longest such run in the division at the moment.
Crawley have won more points on the road (20) than they have at home (18) this season.
Crawley have failed to score in just one of their last 11 away games in League One.
Carlisle v Bury
Carlisle are unbeaten against Bury in the last eight meetings, winning six and drawing two.
The Clarets have netted a total of just five goals in their last eight clashes with the Cumbrians.
Carlisle have netted four in each of their last two home games against Bury.
Carlisle are yet to win back to back matches this season, they won 3-0 last time out against Hartlepool.
Bury have failed to score in three of their last four matches. In their last nine games they have either failed to score (4 times) or netted twice (5 times).
Colchester v Swindon
Colchester have suffered just one defeat in their last eight games against Swindon, winning six and drawing one.
The U's have won their last four home games against the Robins in a row.
Colchester have lost their last six games in a row, their worst run since November 1989 when they lost seven in a row.
Swindon have won three of their last four away games, scoring eight goals and conceding none in those three victories.
Leyton Orient v Walsall
Orient have lost just one of their last seven games against Walsall.
The Saddlers have managed a total of just three goals in their last six clashes with Orient, failing to score in three games and netting one in each of the last three.
Veteran attacker Kevin Lisbie has netted eight goals for the O's in their last six games.
Orient have lost just one of their last six games, winning the other five, although that defeat did come last time out against Scunthorpe (3-1 at home).
MK Dons v Coventry
These two sides have only met on one previous occasion, earlier this season at Coventry, when the game ended 1-1.
MK Dons have won 26 points at home so far this season, no other side have won more.
The Dons conceded as many goals in their last home game against Walsall (four) as they had in their previous seven home games combined.
Coventry have won their last five away games, their best ever run of away wins.
Oldham v Crewe
Oldham are unbeaten in their last five league games against Crewe, winning four and drawing one.
At Boundary Park, the Latics have suffered just one defeat against the Railwaymen in the last 11 games, winning eight and drawing two.
None of Oldham's last 10 games have ended level (W3, L7) and none of their league games this term have ended goalless.
Crewe have won three of their last four games in League One, keeping clean sheets in two of those victories.
Portsmouth v Yeovil
The two sides have met on just one previous occasion, in October this season, when Portsmouth won 2-1 away at Yeovil.
Only Hartlepool (20) are on a longer winless run than Portsmouth (10) at the moment.
At home Portsmouth have lost four of their last five, failing to score in three of these five games.
Yeovil's 3-0 defeat to Bournemouth was the first time they had failed to score on the road since September.
Preston v Doncaster
Preston have suffered just one defeat in their last 10 league games against Doncaster, winning four and drawing five.
On home soil, North End have lost just one of their last six clashes with Donny, although that defeat did come last time out, 2-0 in August 2010.
Doncaster have more points on the road (27, W8, D3, L1) than any other side in the league this season.
Rovers are the form side in the league having picked up 16 points from their last seven league fixtures.
Sheffield United v Hartlepool
Sheffield United are unbeaten in their five league clashes with Hartlepool, winning the last four in a row.
Hartlepool remain just one of two sides yet to pick up a win on the road this season (D3, L9).
Sheffield United have kept three clean sheets in a row, the best run in the league at the moment, only two other sides have kept four in a row this season.
United are unbeaten at home this season, the only side in the Football League to boast this feat.
Shrewsbury v Brentford
Shrewsbury have won just one of their last nine league clashes with Brentford, drawing five and losing three.
The Shrews have bagged a total of just three goals in their last six games against the Bees.
Brentford have won on three of their last four visits to the home of the Shrews in the league, losing the other game.
Brentford have scored in their last 13 league games, only Coventry (18) are on a longer such run.
Stevenage v Notts County
These two sides have only met on three previous occasions in the Football League, with Stevenage losing two but winning the last fixture, in October this season, 2-1 on the road.
Boro have failed to find the net in two of their three league clashes with the Magpies.
Stevenage have lost four of their last five home games, scoring exactly one goal in each of the last four of those five games.
Notts County have drawn their last four away games, they have only ever once drawn five away games on the trot, back in in April 1969.
Tranmere v Scunthorpe
Tranmere have lost just one of their last five meetings with Scunthorpe, winning two and drawing two.
At Prenton Park, Rovers have enjoyed just one win in their last four clashes with The Iron, losing two and drawing one.
Three of the last four meetings between the two sides at Prenton Park have ended in a 2-0 scoreline.
Scunthorpe have conceded a goal in their last 15 games, only Hartlepool (20) are on a worse run.