League Two Play-off Final Opta Stats: Burton v Fleetwood Town

Burton striker Billy Kee
Burton striker Billy Kee

Having seen off Southend and York respectively, Burton and Fleetwood Town face off at Wembley on Saturday in a bid for promotion to the third tier. What do the Opta stats tell us ahead of the clash?

"Burton have scored in in each of their last five competitive fixtures against Fleetwood Town, winning three (D1 L1)."

Burton are [3.4] to win in 90 minutes.

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Since the current format was introduced in 1988/89, the team finishing fourth has won the play-offs more often than any other position in the fourth tier (12, sixth has won four). Fleetwood are [1.75] to get promoted.

However, the team finishing fourth has been promoted via the play-offs just once in the last eight seasons prior to this campaign.Burton are [2.28] to get promoted.

Burton have scored in in each of their last five competitive fixtures against Fleetwood Town, winning three (D1 L1). Burton are [3.4] to win in 90 minutes.

Burton's top scorer Billy Kee has scored just once in his last 10 appearances. However, Kee has netted twice in three appearances against Fleetwood Town this term. Kee can be backed at around [2.7] in the To Score market.

The Brewers have conceded a league-low 15 goals in the first half this season (including play-offs). 'Second Half' in the Half with Most Goals market can be backed at around [2.2]

Only Cheltenham Town (0) were shown fewer red cards this season (including play-offs) than Fleetwood Town (1). Last season, no side received more red cards than Fleetwood (7). A Sending Off can be backed at around [4.5]

Burton Albion faced just 146 shots on target in the regular 2013/14 League Two campaign; a division-low. You can back Burton to keep a clean sheet at [3.0].


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