League One Opta Facts - December 26-27
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Leyton Orient v MK Dons
Leyton Orient have gone six home games unbeaten, netting eight goals and conceding three in the process.
Orient have won only one of their previous four league meetings with MK Dons.
Orient striker Jonathan Tehoue has marked his return to action with goals in successive games after a three-and-half-month layoff.
MK Dons' defeat to Preston last week ended an unbeaten run of five league games stretching back to October 29.
The Dons have kept clean sheets in half of their away outings; the highest percentage of any League One club.
Only one side (Carlisle -13 points) has gained more points from losing positions than the Dons this season (12).
Preston v Carlisle
Preston's 1-0 victory against MK Dons on the 17th of December was their second consecutive away success following five straight defeats on the road.
The Lilywhites have kept three successive clean sheets after leaking 20 goals in the previous seven games.
Preston have gone five home games without a win, failing to score on two of those occasions.
Carlisle have suffered only one defeat in seven league games.
A league-high 68% of Carlisle's conceded goals have come in the first half.
The Cumbrians have only lost four points from winning positions this season, a joint-league-low.
Carlisle won 3-0 at Deepdale on two of their last three visits, in 1994 and 1998, losing the other game (in 1995) 1-0.
Brentford v Bournemouth
Brentford have lost once in their last six league outings.
Brentford have conceded 64% of their goals at Griffin Park (14) while Bournemouth have scored 65% of their goals away from home (15).
Gary Alexander has found the net in three successive games, scoring from the penalty spot twice.
Brentford have secured three points just twice in their previous eight league meetings with the Cherries.
The Bees have already beaten Bournemouth in the JP Trophy this season; a crushing 6-0 victory.
The Cherries have gone eight away games unbeaten, winning their last three.
Colchester v Stevenage
This will be the first ever competitive meeting between Colchester and Stevenage.
The U's have conceded at least one goal in 90% (nine out of ten) of their home matches.
Stevenage have gone nine matches unbeaten - the longest current run of any side in the division.
Three of Stevenage's last four games have ended in a 0-0 scoreline.
Huddersfield v Chesterfield
Huddersfield have lost two of their last three matches since Charlton ended their record-breaking unbeaten run.
Jordan Rhodes became the first player in the league since Andrey Arshavin to score four in a match without being on the winning side against Sheffield Wednesday.
Huddersfield's defeat to Bournemouth in their last game at the Galpharm Stadium was their first home reverse since Boxing Day last year, when they lost to Hartlepool.
Chesterfield have now endured 12 consecutive winless matches, the longest such run in the division this season.
Chesterfield have avoided defeat in their last six league games against Huddersfield, winning three.
The Spireites have conceded more goals in the closing 15 minutes than any other team in League One this season (10).
Oldham v Hartlepool
Hartlepool have lost their last four matches, netting a total of just one goal in the process.
72% of Hartlepool's goals have come away from home (18) to help them achieve the sixth best away record in the division.
Pool have triumphed in three of their last four meetings with Oldham.
Oldham have failed to win six of their last seven league games.
Scunthorpe v Bury
Scunthorpe are unbeaten in their last eight meetings (in all competitions) with Bury.
Scunthorpe are yet to keep a clean sheet at home this season.
Scunthorpe have drawn more games than any other team in the division (ten).
The Iron have lost a joint-league-"high" 15 points from winning positions in League One this term (15).
Tranmere v Rochdale
Tranmere have suffered four consecutive league defeats and have gone six games without a win.
Rovers have kept the joint-most clean sheets in League One this season (nine).
Rochdale earned just their second clean sheet in 13 matches against Yeovil last time out.
Rochdale have failed to find the net in their previous two league games and won one of their last 10.
Last season, the clubs met in the league for the first time since 1989; Rochdale won at home (3-2) before securing a point at Prenton Park (1-1).
Walsall v Sheffield Wednesday
Walsall have now gone eight games without a win, their worst run this season.
Wednesday are have now gone six games unbeaten and have triumphed in each of their last three away encounters
Wednesday have scored in all of their last 10 away league matches this season, since failing to score in their opening match on the road.
Wednesday have avoided defeat against Walsall in their last six encounters (in all competitions), winning four.
Wycombe v Exeter City
Wycombe have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of last 12 matches
Only 29% of Exeter's points have come away from home, the joint-lowest proportion in League One (with Chesterfield).
Only Notts County (31%) have scored a higher percentage of their goals in the final 15 minutes than Exeter (30%) this season.
Exeter have one win in six but as many defeats in eight league matches ,
Wycombe have never beaten Exeter in the league in four attempts (three draws).
Yeovil Town v Charlton
Yeovil have recorded three consecutive clean sheets.
Yeovil are unbeaten in five league matches, their longest run without defeat this season.
The Glovers have been shown more yellow cards (48) than any other team in the division this season.
After a run of six straight league wins, the Addicks have now drawn their last two.
Charlton have never lost to Yeovil in the league in four league meetings, winning three.
Sheffield United v Notts County
Sheffield United benefited from two own goals to win their fourth consecutive league game against Bournemouth.
Ched Evans has netted eight goals in his last six appearances for the Blades in all competitions.
County have scored more goals from the penalty spot than any other team in League One (five).
A league-high 73% of goals the Magpies have conceded this season have come after the half-time interval.
County have gone four away games without success in the league, losing the last three.
Both sides have found the net in the last eight meetings between Sheffield United and Notts County in all competitions (30 goals scored in total).