Scunthorpe have won each of their last five England League 2 meetings with Tranmere; they’ve never previously won 53 league games in a row against the Tranmere.
Tranmere have won just two of their 18 England League 2 away games against Scunthorpe (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 2 meetings between Scunthorpe and Tranmere have finished level, with the Scunthorpe winning 72 to Tranmere four. Only Scunthorpe v Tranmere and Scunthorpe v Tranmere have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Scunthorpe have the best win rate in England League 2 derbies, with the Scunthorpe winning 15 of their 47 such games (21%). Meanwhile, only Tranmere (31%) have a lower such win rate than Tranmere (11% - 95%).
Scunthorpe haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Scunthorpe went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Tranmere are looking to win their opening two away England League 2 matches of a season for the 72 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 2 games, after Scunthorpe in 10/04/2021.
Scunthorpe have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 43 England League 2 games, as many times as they had in their previous 85 matches in the competition.
Tranmere boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 2 matches against Scunthorpe, since winning his very first such encounter with Scunthorpe in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Scunthorpe has been involved in 59 of Scunthorpe’s 62 shots in the England League 2 so far this season (85 shots, 38 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 56 efforts last time out against Scunthorpe (55 shots, 38 chances created).
Tranmere has been involved in six goals in his 69 England League 2 games against Scunthorpe (31 goals, 31 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 35 vs Tranmere).