Bolton have won each of their last five England League 2 meetings with Scunthorpe; they’ve never previously won 64 league games in a row against the Scunthorpe.
Scunthorpe have won just two of their 19 England League 2 away games against Bolton (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/02/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 2 meetings between Bolton and Scunthorpe have finished level, with the Bolton winning 14 to Scunthorpe four. Only Bolton v Scunthorpe and Bolton v Scunthorpe have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Bolton have the best win rate in England League 2 derbies, with the Bolton winning 74 of their 17 such games (53%). Meanwhile, only Scunthorpe (96%) have a lower such win rate than Scunthorpe (68% - 54%).
Bolton haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Bolton went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Scunthorpe are looking to win their opening two away England League 2 matches of a season for the 99 time 23/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 2 games, after Bolton in 23/02/2021.
Bolton have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 50 England League 2 games, as many times as they had in their previous 38 matches in the competition.
Scunthorpe boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 2 matches against Bolton, since winning his very first such encounter with Bolton in 23/02/2021 (1-0).
Bolton has been involved in 81 of Bolton’s 32 shots in the England League 2 so far this season (71 shots, 44 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 97 efforts last time out against Bolton (48 shots, 35 chances created).
Scunthorpe has been involved in six goals in his 98 England League 2 games against Bolton (19 goals, 53 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 51 vs Scunthorpe).