League One Opta Facts - April 23
Sheffield United v Barnsley
The Blades have won just one of their last seven games against Barnsley (D4 L2).
The Tykes won 1-0 at Bramall Lane last season and are looking to win consecutive games there for the first time since December 1951.
No player has been directly involved in more goals this season than Barnsley’s Sam Winnall (25).
The Blades are unbeaten in their last four at Bramall Lane, winning three.
Barnsley have won four and lost none of their previous six games on the road.
Bradford City v Walsall
Bradford have won just one of their last six games against Walsall at Valley Parade (D3 L2).
The Saddlers beat the Bantams 2-1 earlier this season but haven’t done the double over them since the 1960/61 season.
The Bantams have scored the most headed goals in League One this season (18), with five of their last seven goals coming via a header.
Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila has had a hand in five of Walsall’s last nine goals (three goals, two assists).
Bradford have won five matches in a row at Valley Parade; they’ve haven’t won six consecutively since April 1996.
Bury v Millwall
Bury have lost just once in 15 home league meetings with Millwall, winning 10 (D4).
Millwall have kept a clean sheet in three of their last four games against the Shakers.
The Shakers have lost just one of their last nine matches at Gigg Lane (W4 D4).
Only Will Grigg (16) has netted more goals in 2016 in League One than Lee Gregory (13).
The Lions are winless in their last five away games, drawing three and losing two.
Colchester United v Burton Albion
This is the second meeting between the sides in Football League history.
Burton won the only other game between the sides, winning 5-1 earlier this season.
Colchester have dropped 34 points from leading positions this season; the most in the top four tiers.
The Brewers have kept more clean sheets than any other side in 2015/16 (20).
Burton are winless in their last six games, although four have ended level (L2). It’s their longest winless run since March 2012 (16 games).
Doncaster Rovers v Coventry City
Doncaster have lost only one of their 11 home games against Coventry in their Football League history (W5 D5).
The Sky Blues have kept only one clean sheet in their last nine games against Donny.
Doncaster have gone 16 games without keeping a clean sheet, shipping 26 goals in the process.
Donny have won just once in their last 18 league matches (D5 L12).
The Sky Blues have won back to back games for the first time since November in which they embarked upon a four-game winning run.
Fleetwood Town v Blackpool
Fleetwood and Blackpool have met only once before in the league, a 1-0 win for Blackpool earlier this season.
Blackpool have won all three previous meetings with Fleetwood in all competitions, including two FA Cup ties in 1980 and 2012.
Jamie Vardy is the only Fleetwood player to have scored against the Seasiders, netting a consolation in a 5-1 defeat in the FA Cup in January 2012.
Only 10 players (excl. own goals) have scored for Blackpool this season; a league-low spread.
Blackpool have won as many away games in their last three attempts (2) as they did in their previous 41 matches combined.
Gillingham v Shrewsbury Town
Gillingham are winless in their last six games against the Shrews (D3 L3).
Shrewsbury are unbeaten in their last two at the Priestfield Stadium but haven’t gone three without defeat since May 1968.
The Gills have lost their last two on home soil; they’ve not lost three in a row since September 2005.
Bradley Dack has scored just one goal in his last nine league appearances and none in the last six.
Both teams have scored in each of Shrewsbury’s last eight league matches (11 scored, 17 conceded).
Oldham Athletic v Crewe Alexandra
Oldham have won just one of their last six league games against Crewe (D2 L3).
Crewe haven’t kept a clean sheet in their last 24 visits to Oldham in all competitions, last recording a shutout there in March 1953.
Curtis Main has scored in four of his last five appearances for Oldham after failing to net in his first 10 games for the club.
The Railwaymen have won just one of their last 23 games and none of the last 14 (D5 L9).
The Latics have won four of their last five on home soil, losing the other.
Peterborough United v Scunthorpe United
Posh have won three of their last four games against Scunthorpe at London Road, losing the most recent encounter last season.
The Iron, beaten 4-0 by Peterborough earlier in the season, haven’t lost twice to their opponents in the same season since 1981/82.
No side has been shown more red cards this season than the Posh (7). In 2014/15 they were also shown the most red cards in League One (8).
The Iron have won four of their last five games (L1), including the last three in a row.
Peterborough have lost three of their last four in league competition (W1).
Port Vale v Rochdale
Port Vale have never lost at Vale Park against Rochdale in league competition, winning 12 and drawing 12 of 24 games.
Rochdale have won three of their last four against Vale in all competitions, including a 2-1 win at Spotland earlier this season.
Rochdale have shipped more headed goals than any other League One team this campaign (15).
Port Vale have conceded 29% of their goals in the final 15 minutes this season; a league-high proportion.
Port Vale have lost just two of their last 17 matches at Vale Park (W9 D6), although those defeats have come in their last three games on home soil.
Swindon Town v Chesterfield
Swindon are unbeaten in their last six league games against the Spireites and have won each of the last four (D2).
Chesterfield’s only win in the last seven meetings in all competitions came in the 2012 Football League Trophy final, when they ran out 2-0 winners.
No League One side has scored more goals in the final 15 minutes than Swindon (18). However, only Peterborough (18) have conceded more in the same period than Chesterfield (17).
Chesterfield have scored 10 goals via substitutes this season; a joint-league high with Rochdale and Peterborough.
Michael Doughty has scored five goals in 17 games since joining Swindon on loan. The QPR midfielder had netted just two goals in his previous 74 appearances in the Football League before arriving at County Ground.
Wigan Athletic v Southend United
Wigan have won five of their last six home encounters with the Shrimpers.
Southend are unbeaten in their last three against the Latics stretching back to 1997 (W2 D1).
Will Grigg has scored more league goals this season than in any other previous campaign (21).
Joint-top scorers Wigan have seen more different players get on the scoresheet for them than any other League One side (21).
The Shrimpers have lost three of their last four matches, drawing the other.