Frankie McAvoy’s side currently sit 17th in the second tier and have won just five of their opening 17 matches.
As the old adage goes, goals win you games, and in that respect, North End have struggled a little too, registering 18 strikes so far.
But how much better could they be doing in front of goal?
We’ve taken a look at every Championship side's total shots tally, as well as their total number of goals scored, to determine their conversion rate so far this term.
Which clubs have been the most ruthless when it counts in 2021/22, and who has been the most wasteful? We’ve got all the answers right here, with teams ranked from worst to best.
*All data from Transfermarkt.