League One Opta Facts – February 18-20
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League One Opta Facts - February 18-20
Chesterfield v Sheffield Wednesday
The Owls have only won one of their last seven at the home of Chesterfield, though that was in their last trip there in February 2005 (3-1).
The last three clashes between these sides have seen a total of six goals in the 75th minute or later.
After drawing a blank in their opening away game, the Owls have scored in each of their last 15 away league games.
The last time the Owls went more away games without failing to score was between April 2004 and January 2005 (17).
The Spireites have picked up fewer yellow cards (27) than any other side in League One this campaign.
Exeter City v Bury
Bury are unbeaten in three against Exeter, winning two, drawing one and keeping three clean sheets.
The Shakers are also unbeaten in four trips to St James Park, with their last defeat at the home of the Grecians being a 2-5 thumping back in October 1991.
Bury have been waiting longer for a clean sheet than any other team in the division (10 games).
Steven Schumacher has netted three goals in Bury's last four league games.
Exeter netted two goals from direct free kicks in their last home game, a 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednseday.
Hartlepool United v Notts County
Notts County are without a win in 11 trips to Hartlepool, with their only win there coming in their first visit in September 1959 (4-2).
Overall, only one of the last 14 encounters between Hartlepool and the Magpies have been won by the visiting side.
Hartlepool have kept three successive clean sheets at Victoria Park.
Notts County have conceded a higher percentage of second-half goals (68%) than any other team in the division this season.
After a run of eight league games without a win, County have won their last two on the bounce.
Leyton Orient v Scunthorpe United
Both sides have found the net in each of the last five clashes between the O's and the Iron, with over 2.5 goals being netted in all five encounters.
Six of the last seven clashes between Orient and Scunthorpe at Brisbane Road have ended in draws, with the last two both ending 2-2.
The Iron have lost more points from losing positions (24) than any other side in League One.
Orient have only won one of their last four home league games, drawing one and losing two.
Milton Keynes Dons v Oldham Athletic
The last two clashes between the Dons and the Latics in Milton Keynes have both ended goalless.
Oldham have only won one of their five previous trips to the home of the MK Dons; winning 1-0 in January 2006.
MK Dons have scored in each of their last eight league games, the longest current run of its kind in the third-tier.
Oldham have failed to win any of their last eight league games on the road.
The Latics have scored a higher percentage of goals in the first-half (62%) than any other side in the third-tier this term.
Rochdale v Bournemouth
Both sides netted penalties in a 1-1 draw in this season's reverse fixture on the South Coast.
The last four clashes between the sides at Spotland have ended in draws, with the last two both ending goalless.
Dale have been ahead in fewer games (eight) than any other side in the division.
Rochdale have only won one of their last 11 league games.
The Cherries have failed to score in their last two away league games after netting in all of the previous eight.
Sheffield United v Preston North End
Sheffield United have won each of their last four home meetings with Preston (all competitions) by the same score line (1-0).
Going back further, PNE are winless in 15 trips to Bramall Lane, a run that stretches back to November 1978.
The Blades have now won their last six league games at Bramall Lane.
United have taken more points from their last 10 league games than any other team in League One (24).
Preston have won just two of their last 10 away league games, and both of those were 1-0.
Tranmere Rovers v Charlton Athletic
The last four meetings between Charlton and Tranmere have all ended 1-1: only twice before in the history of the football league have five consecutive meetings between two sides finished 1-1.
The Addicks are unbeaten in 10 clashes with Rovers, winning four and drawing six.
Charlton are the only League One side not to lose any of their last six league games.
Tranmere, on the other hand, are without a win in eight: the longest run of its kind in League One at the moment.
Johnnie Jackson has scored four goals in his last five league games, with two coming from the penalty spot and two coming from direct free kicks.
Tranmere have been on the end of eight different 1-2 defeats this season, the most popular exact result (excluding draws) for any League One team in 2011/12.
Walsall v Wycombe Wanderers
Walsall have won their last four home clashes with the Chairboys and are unbeaten in five.
Overall, Wycombe have only managed one win in 10 against the Saddlers, losing six and drawing three.
The Chairboys have lost their last four away league games.
Wycombe are also yet to keep a clean sheet on the road this term.
Walsall are without a win in seven league games.
Yeovil Town v Colchester United
The Glovers have only won one of their previous nine league meetings with Colchester, losing five and drawing three.
Yeovil's 4-2 win over the U's last season ended a run of three games in which they had failed to score against Colchester at Huish Park.
The Glovers have picked up more yellow cards (68) than any other side in League One this campaign.
Steven Gillespie has scored all four goals by Colchester players in their last four league games combined (they also accrued one own goal).
Andy Williams has netted four goals in his last three league games for Yeovil.
Brentford v Carlisle United
Toumani Diagouraga has scored in one and been sent off in one of his last two clashes with the Cumbrians.
Carlisle are without a win in four league trips to Griffin Park.
The Cumbrians have netted a higher percentage of second-half goals (60%) than any other team in the division.
Brentford have only won one of their last nine league games, drawing five and losing three.