MATCH PREVIEW: The facts and stats as league's meanest defence visits the Proact

League One's meanest defence arrives at the Proact on Saturday in the colours of Bradford City.

Friday, 30th September 2016, 8:59 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 1:44 pm
Bradford City v Chesterfield. Bantams Tony McMahon takes on Chesterfield's Gboly Ariyibi. 8th May 2016. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

The Bantams have conceded just seven times in 10 League One outings this season, with only three of those coming away from Valley Parade.

But they face a Chesterfield side with the second best home goalscoring record in the division.

The 12 goals Town have scored at the Proact is only bettered by Scunthorpe United who have found the net 14 times at home.

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Bradford City have not lost to Chesterfield away from home in seven games.

They are also unbeaten in their last six away fixtures but have also not won away from home for three games.

Perhaps most importantly, the Bantams are unbeaten in league action this season.

In the two clubs’ last six meetings Bradford have won three times and lost once, drawing twice.

Billy Clarke is their top goalscorer with three from midfield this season.

Stuart McCall’s men take an average of 1.6 yellow cards away from home, while Chesterfield take an average of 1.2 cautions at home.

Bradford have won a third of their last 20 away games by a single goal margin, whereas the hosts have won a quarter of their previous 20 home fixtures by two goals.

At the time of writing, Bet365 have Bradford as 6/5 to win on Saturday, with a Chesterfield victory at 23/10 and a draw 9/4.

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