Walsall Web-Fans looks at the statistics ahead of the weekend League One programme consisting of games between Huddersfield v Charlton, Leyton Orient v Sheff Wed, Brentford v Rochdale, Colchester v Carlisle, Oldham v Bournemouth, Preston v Bury, Scunthorpe v Notts County, Tranmere v Exeter, Wycombe v MK Dons and Yeovil v Hartlepool
Brentford v Rochdale
- The last six clashes between the Bees and Dale, all in the league, have been won by the away team.
- Going back further, none of the last nine between Brentford and Rochdale in London have ended in draws (all competitions), with the last one coming back in August 1968.
- Brentford have lost their last three league games, scoring none and conceding five in the process.
- Rochdale have failed to win any of their last 10 away league games.
- Saido Berahinho has scored four of the Bees’ last five league goals.
Colchester v Carlisle
- Paul Thirlwell has netted in two of his last three meetings with Colchester, including netting the only goal in this season’s reverse fixture between the sides.
- Colchester have won two and lost none of their last four home meetings with the Cumbrians.
- Despite remaining unbeaten at Brunton Park since early September, Carlisle have taken just three points from the last 18 available on the road.
- Colchester have drawn their last four league games (two 0-0 and two 1-1), but are unbeaten in eight (W2 D6).
Huddersfield v Charlton
- Charlton ended Huddersfield’s unbeaten run of 43 league games (excluding playoffs) by winning the reverse fixture 2-0.
- Jordan Rhodes has opened the scoring in the last two clashes between the Terriers and the Addicks at the Galpharm.
- Rhodes has now scored 32 goals in 32 league games this term, 11 more than any other League One player.
- The Terriers are unbeaten in seven league games, winning three and drawing four.
- Bradley Wright-Phillips has scored in each of his last three appearances.
Leyton Orient v Sheff Wed
- Eight of the last nine meetings between the O’s and the Owls in all competitions have ended in home wins, with the other ending 0-0.
- Wednesday have failed to score in each of their last five trips to Brisbane Road in all competitions since a 1-0 win there in March 1974.
- The Owls have taken more points from their last six games (14) than any other side in League One.
- Wednesday have scored 11 goals in four games under new manager Dave Jones.
- The Owls have scored two goals in each of their last two league games, with the first being scored by Lowe and the second by Madine on both occasions.
Oldham v Bournemouth
- Oldham have scored five penalties in their last five meetings with Bournemouth at Boundary Park combined.
- The Latics have won three of their last four home meetings with the Cherries, including the last two.
- Bournemouth have scored just three goals in their last eight league games combined.
- Oldham have scored exactly once in their last four home league games.
- Only one of Oldham’s last 10 league games has ended in a draw, with the Latics winning four and drawing five.
Preston v Bury
- Bury have scored exactly once in each of their last four clashes with North End.
- Despite this, the Shakers haven’t won any of their last seven league trips to Deepdale (excluding playoffs).
- If the league had started on January 1, Bury would be bottom with just 11 points from 15 games.
- The Shakers are winless in 12 league games and have lost six of their last seven on the road.
- Preston have drawn their last three home league games 0-0.
Scunthorpe v Notts County
- Five of the last six clashes between the Iron and the Magpies have been won by the home team, with the other ending as a draw.
- In the last meeting between these sides at Glanford Park, in the Football League Trophy in 2008/09, Scunthorpe scored two goals in second-half injury time to win 2-1.
- County have found the net in each of their last eight league games, but have lost their last two.
- Scunthorpe have drawn their last four league games.
- All three of Scunthorpe’s goals in their last four league games have come from Jon Parkin.
Tranmere v Exeter
- Tranmere have won their last six against Exeter at Prenton Park, conceding just twice in total in the process.
- Going back further, the Grecians have only won two of their 15 Football League trips to the home of Tranmere, drawing three and losing 11.
- The Grecians are bottom of the current League One form table with just one point from their last six league games and have lost their last five on the road.
- Tranmere are unbeaten in five league games, winning three and drawing two.
Wycombe v MK Dons
- There have been 12 goals in the last two meetings between Wycombe and MK Dons, with four separate players (two for each side) netting braces across the two games.
- The Chairboys have never beaten MK Dons at Adams Park in the league, drawing one and losing two of three previous meetings so far.
- Wycombe have drawn fewer games (one) than any other League One side in 2012.
- The Dons have lost just one of their last eight league games, winning five and drawing two.
- Since the start of February, only Arsenal (3) and Man Utd (2.8) have scored more goals per game than Wycombe (2.1) across the top four divisions.
- Stuart Beavon has scored seven goals in his last five league appearances for Wycombe.
Yeovil v Hartlepool
- Yeovil have taken the lead in six of their last seven meetings with Hartlepool, but only gone on to win two of them.
- The sides have alternated between victory and defeat in their last four clashes at Huish Park. For this win to continue, the Glovers must win this game.
- If the league had started on January 1, Yeovil would be in joint-second place on 26 points behind only Charlton (31).
- Only league top scorer Jordan Rhodes (13) has scored more League One goals this calendar year than Yeovil’s Andy Williams (12).
- Pool have now gone 410 minutes of league football without scoring a goal.
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