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David Thompson 12th Apr 2012 - 17:47

League One Opta Facts - April 14

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League One Opta Facts - April 14

Brentford v Notts County

  • Brentford's draw with Hartlepool on Monday ended a run of five consecutive victories for the Bees.
  • The Bees have triumphed in their previous three home games, keeping three clean sheets in the process.
  • County have won their last three games, scoring seven and conceding once.
  • Keith Curle's side are unbeaten in their last five away games.
  • Six out of the last seven meetings between the teams, including the last five, have ended in 1-1 draws.
  • In the history of the Football League, no fixture has ever seen six consecutive 1-1 draws.


Bury v Bournemouth

  • Bury are unbeaten in their last three home games, winning two.
  • The Shakers have lost just once in their last five games.
  • Bournemouth have not won away from home in their last eight attempts.
  • The Cherries have failed to find the net in five of their last ten games.
  • Bury have won three of their last four encounters with Bournemouth.

  • Carlisle United v Charlton Athletic
    Carlisle are unbeaten in their last 17 home games, the longest unbeaten home run of the campaign.
  • Charlton have won three consecutive matches.
  • Chris Powell's side have conceded just two goals in their last six matches.
  • Eight of Charlton's last nine away fixtures have rendered less than 2.5 goals.
  • Charlton have won four of their last five games against Carlisle in all competitions.


Colchester United v Sheffield Wednesday

  • The Us have not won for nine games, four of which have come at home.
  • Seven of Colchester's last nine games have ended in draws, five of them 1-1.
  • Sheffield Wednesday have won four consecutive games without conceding a goal, a feat last achieved in 1981.
  • The Owls have never won five successive league games without shipping a single goal.
  • Wednesday will be looking to keep a fifth straight shutout for the first time since April 1992.
  • Wednesday are unbeaten in their last ten games, the joint-longest current run in the division.
  • Dave Jones' side have won four of their last six meetings with Colchester, scoring two goals in each success.
  • Hartlepool United v Chesterfield
    Hartlepool have won one of their last nine games.
  • Neale Cooper's side have failed to score in six of their last eight games.
  • Chesterfield have failed to win in their last seven away matches.
    Chesterfield midfielder Franck Moussa has scored in three of his last four appearances.
  • The Spireites have collected fewer yellow cards than any other League One side this season, 36, and are the only team not to be shown a red.
  • Hartlepool have won seven of their last eight matches against Chesterfield.

Preston North End v Huddersfield Town

  • Preston have won one of their last 13 matches and have gone 6 without success.
    North End have failed to net more than a single goal in 16 of their previous 17 games.
  • The Terriers have lost the joint fewest away games (3) in League One this season
  • Jordan Rhodes scored one of four hat-tricks this season in the reverse fixture in October.

Rochdale v Exeter

  • Rochdale have won just one of their last 12 League One games.
  • Exeter have failed to score in a league-high 22 games this season, including five consecutive away fixtures.
  • Monday's 3-0 win against Leyton Orient ended a run of nine games without a win for Paul Tisdale's side.
  • Rochdale have failed to overcome Exeter in their last eight attempts.

Scunthorpe United v MK Dons

  • Scunthorpe are unbeaten in their last ten matches, winning four.
  • The Iron have been shown more red cards than any other League One side this season, eight.
  • Scunthorpe have not conceded in four of their last five games.
  • MK Dons have found the net in a league-high 16 consecutive away fixtures.
    Shaun Williams has converted four penalties in as many games for the Dons.
  • The last three meetings between Scunthorpe and MK Dons have ended in draws, two of them goalless.

Sheffield United v Leyton Orient

  • Danny Wilson's side have lost one of their last 15 home games.
  • United are unbeaten in eight matches, winning six.
  • Ched Evans has scored nine goals in his last six matches, taking his total to 34 for the season in all competitions.
  • Orient have tasted defeat in four successive games and in six of their last seven.
  • Orient last won at Bramall Lane in 1978, 2-1.

Walsall v Tranmere Rovers

  • Emmanuel Ledesma has struck four goals his last four games on loan at Walsall, with the Saddlers taking seven points from the matches.
  • Walsall are unbeaten in six home matches, winning four.
  • Tranmere have lost four of their last six away fixtures.
  • Rovers have triumphed in three of their last four encounters with Walsall, drawing the other.
  • In five of the last six encounters between the sides, over 2.5 goals have been scored.


Wycombe Wanderers v Oldham Athletic

  • Wycombe's 4-0 humbling at Chesterfield on Monday ended a run of seven without defeat for the Chairboys, their longest unbeaten sequence in the third tier since an 11-game spell that culminated in November 2001.
  • Wycombe are unbeaten in five at home, however, winning two and drawing three.
  • Wycombe have snatched 90th minute equalisers in three of their last four games.
  • Oldham have tasted defeat in five consecutive games, failing to net in each of them.
  • More than 2.5 goals have been scored in five of the last six meetings between the clubs.

Yeovil Town v Stevenage

  • Yeovil have won one of their last five games, but have triumphed in six of their last eight at home.
  • Nine of Yeovil's last ten home games have produced over 2.5 goals.
  • Gary Smith's side have not won in their last seven matches, drawing six.
  • Stevenage have failed to win on their last five visits to Huish Park, losing three.
  • Overall, the Glovers have not lost to Stevenage in their last 11 meetings.

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