How Bradford City's run-in compares to their League One relegation rivals - ranked from easiest to hardest

Bradford City have just NINE game to retain their League One status under new boss Gary Bowyer.

Bradford City manager Gary Bowyer

But how does their run-in compare with the other sides in the bottom eight sides, taking into account the average league position of the teams they still have to play? To find out, we've divided the league placings of each team's remaining opponents by the number of games left - giving a ranking of ‘difficulty’ for the promotion run-in. Here are the results:

The Gas still have four of the top six to play as well as huge relegation showdowns with AFC Wimbledon, Bradford City and Rochdale. Average league position of remaining opponents: 11.4.

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With Sunderland, Barnsley and Doncaster to their next three matches, Walsall have only Shrewsbury Town to play from the current bottom six. Average league position of remaining opponents: 11.5
Rochdale have a decent run-in, with eight of nine final fixtures coming against the bottom 12 teams, however a clash against 1st place Luton brings up the average. Average league position of remaining opponents: 15.3.
Sam Ricketts' side will likely target wins against the likes of Southend United, Gillingham, Oxford United and Walsall. Average league position of remaining opponents: 13.1
Oxford will be hoping to capitalise on their next five matches with Charlton, Doncaster and Luton left to play in the final weeks of the term. Average league position of remaining opponents: 13.3
Noticeable fixtures include Oxford, Bristol Rovers, Gillingham, Scunthorpe and AFC Wimbledon. Average league position of remaining opponents: 13.1
Excluding Luton, according to the league table, The Dons toughest game is against 13th-placed Wycombe Wanderers. Average league position of remaining opponents: 15.3
Southend have four of the bottom six left to play - Wimbledon, Shrewsbury, Walsall and Rochdale. Average league position of remaining opponents: 14.3.
Gillingham have four of the bottom five left to play but have promotion chasing Luton and Charlton still to come. Average league position of remaining opponents: 13.5.