Continuing our pre-match web feature, we look at all the essential statistics ahead of Saturday’s home league encounter against Shrewsbury Town.
THE IRON AND SHREWSBURY TOWN IN NUMBERS…
44 - The number of meetings between the two sides in competitive history
37 - The number of league meetings between the Iron and the Shrews
1-4 - The Iron’s biggest triumph over Shrewsbury Town in December 1965
5-0 - Shrewsbury’s biggest win against Scunthorpe, coming in September 1974
119 - The number of goals scored between the two sides in the 44 meetings, Scunthorpe have scored 60 of those
BOTH SIDES IN 2017-18 IN NUMBERS…
1.50 - The average number of points per game the Iron have collected at home this season - compared with the 1.63 points per game they have collected on their travels.
1.94 - The average number of points per game the Shrews have collected away from home, compared with the 2.12 at home.
10 - The Shrews have won 10 of their 18 away games this season, losing just three.
13 - The points gap between the two sides going into the fixture.
83% - Shrewsbury Town have scored in 83% of their away matches this season and have won their last four games on their travels.
16 - The Iron have only failed to net once in each of their last 16 league matches, while they have conceded in each of their last eleven
6 - Shrewsbury have scored in each of their last six away matches
24.8 mins - 33.3 mins - United have led, on average, for 24.8 mins per match, while Shrewsbury have led for an average of 33.3 mins per match
13 - The Iron have only failed to score once in each of their last 14 home matches
5 - Scunthorpe have conceded at least one goal in each of their last five home matches and two goals or more in each of their last three home matches
66% of Shrewsbury’s matches have had under 2.5 goals in them
22% - The Shrews have kept clean sheets in only 22% of their away matches this season
Saturday, August 19, 1950 - Division Three North
Iron 0-0 Shrewsbury Town
IRON: Thompson, Barker, Brownsword, Allen, Taylor, McCormick, Mosby, Payne, Gorin, Rees, Boyes.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Shrewsbury Town 2-0 Iron
IRON: Gilks, Clarke, Wallace, McArdle, Butroid (Adelakun, 84), Mantom, Morris, Bishop, Holmes (van Veen, 51), Hopper (Madden, 60), Novak.