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Stats zone: Bristol Rovers (A)

21 February 2018

Continuing our pre-match web feature, we look at all the essential statistics ahead of Saturday’s away league encounter against Bristol Rovers.

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22 February 2018

THE IRON AND BRISTOL ROVERS IN NUMBERS…

37 - The number of meetings between the two sides in competitive history

37 - The number of league meetings between the Iron and the Gas - the two sides have never met in a cup competition

4-0 - The Iron’s biggest triumph over Bristol Rovers in April 2005

5-1 - Rovers’ biggest win against Scunthorpe, coming in December 1972

107 - The number of goals scored between the two sides in the 37 meetings. Scunthorpe have scored 47 of those

BOTH SIDES IN 2017-18 IN NUMBERS…

1.88 - The average number of points per game Bristol Rovers have collected at home this season - compared with the 1.36 points per game they have collected on their travels 

1.71 - The average number of points per game the Iron have collected away from home

10 - The Gas have won ten of their 16 home games this season, losing the other six

11 - The points gap between the Iron in fifth and Rovers in 12th

88% - Bristol Rovers have conceded at least one goal in 88% of their home matches this season

12 - The Iron have netted in each of their last twelve league matches, while they have conceded in each of their last seven

13 - The Cobblers have conceded at least one goal in each of their last 13 matches and have conceded at least one goal in each of their last 11 away matches 

13 - Scunthorpe have scored in each of their last thirteen home matches, but have conceded two goals or more in each of their last five games

67% - 67% of Bristol Rovers’ point this season have been earned at home

2.5 - 70% of Rovers’ matches have had over 2.5 goals in total 

3 - Scunthorpe have scored two goals or more in each of their last three away matches, netting in 76% of their away matches this season

44% - The Gas have scored 44% of their goals after the 75th minute

6 - The Iron have scored in each of their last six away matches

FIRST MEETING…
Saturday, August 30, 1958 - Division Two (old)
Bristol Rovers 4-0 Iron

IRON: Hardwick, Hubbard, Brownsword, Marshall, Horstead, Sharpe, Marriott, Waldock, Davis, Haigh, Ormond.

LAST MEETING...
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Iron 1-0 Bristol Rovers
Bishop 90’ 

IRON: Gilks, Clarke, Wallace, Goode, Burgess, Ojo, Morris (Holmes, 46), Bishop, Adelakun (van Veen, 79), Hopper (Madden, 70), Novak.

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