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Scotland v France: Pick of the stats

As Scotland gear up to take on France in the second round of the Six Nations, here are the most eye-catching stats:

  • Scotland have won their last three Six Nations games, their longest run in the championship since 2005.

  • France are unbeaten across their last 12 Six Nations games against Scotland and have kept the Scots from scoring in seven of those games including their last meeting which finished 55-0.

  • Scotland have won their last two Six Nations home games after winning just one out of the previous 12. The most recent of which came by a 26-point margin against Ireland (36-10), their largest win since 2003.

  • France have won five of their last seven Six Nations away games with an average of 29 points.

  • In the first round of the Six Nations this year Scotland recorded the highest tackle success rate of any team at 97%. They only missed five of their 169 attempts at a tackle against Wales; no other team missed fewer than 16 tackles in the match.