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Stats zone: Plymouth Argyle (H)

1 May 2018

Continuing our pre-match web feature, we look at all the essential statistics ahead of Tuesday’s home league encounter against Plymouth Argyle.

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29 - The number of meetings between the two sides in competitive history, all of which have been league encounters

5-1 - The Iron’s biggest triumph over the Pilgrims in August 2017

5-0 - Plymouth’s biggest win against Scunthorpe, coming in November 1961

90 - The number of goals scored between the two sides in the 29 meetings - Scunthorpe have scored 44 of those


1.48 - The average number of points per game the Iron have collected at home this season - compared with the 1.59 points per game they have collected on average this season

1.24 - The average number of points per game Argyle have collected away from home, compared with the 1.55 on average in total

6 - The Pilgrims have won six of their 21 away games this season, losing seven

2 - The points gap between the two sides going into the fixture

4 - Plymouth go into the game having not won any of their last four away league encounters 

3 - Scunthorpe have kept three consecutive clean sheets in victories against Charlton Athletic (A), Walsall (H) and MK Dons (A) 

8 - The Iron are undefeated in their last eight away matches, but have drawn five of those

23 - Scunthorpe have only failed to score once in their last 23 league games

76% - Plymouth Argyle have scored in 76% of their away matches this season

6 - The Iron are unbeaten in their last six league matches

31-26 - United have taken 31 points from their 21 home games this season, while Argyle have taken 26 points from their 21 away games

4 - Argyle have conceded at least one goal in each of their last four away games 


Monday, August 24, 1959 - Division Two (old)

Plymouth Argyle 4-0 Iron

IRON: Hardwick, John, Brownsword, Sharpe, Horstead, Neale, Marriott, Waldock, Harburn, Haigh, Donnelly.


Saturday, August 26, 2017 - League One

Plymouth Argyle 0-4 Iron

Madden, 27’, 68’
Hopper, 77’
Morris, 90’

IRON: Gilks, Townsend, Wallace, Ojo, Madden, Morris, Bishop (Mantom, 81’), Hopper (Redmond, 89’), Adelakun (Holmes, 64’), Sutton, McArdle.

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