QPR v Preston Match Info
Date: Saturday January 19 2019
Kick-off time: 3.00pm GMT
Venue: Loftus Road
QPR v Preston Head-To-Head Record
Last 3 matches
02 Dec 2017 – Preston North End 1-0 Queens Park Rangers – League Championship
14 Apr 2018 – Queens Park Rangers 1-2 Preston North End – League Championship
04 Aug 2018 – Preston North End 1-0 Queens Park Rangers – League Championship
Full head to head record
QPR wins: 10
Preston wins: 16
QPR v Preston Stats
- Queens Park Rangers are unbeaten in their last four home matches
- Preston on the other hand are winless in six games in all competitions
- PNE have however won the last five meetings between these two sides
QPR v Preston Match Preview
Queens Park Rangers looked like potential relegation candidates after the start of the campaign. Their manager Steve McClaren is quickly dismissed when things start to go sourly thanks to a less than favourable reputation that has preceded him since his dismal spell in charge of the English national side, and after receiving some shellackings in the early stages of the campaign, the R’s found themselves looking like a side in deep trouble with six games or so on the board.
Since then however, McClaren has his side playing a much more attractive style of football and it has paid dividends as they have slowly but surely risen up the table and into the top half. Defeat at Sheffield United last week was disappointing but perhaps expected, but after picking up seven points from the last available nine in the league at Loftus Road and beating table-topping Leeds United in the FA Cup in their last home fixture they’re unsurprisingly favourites here at 6/5 with Unibet.
Preston North End have come close to reaching the Premier League on a handful of occasions, but this year they will be glancing nervously over the shoulder instead towards the bottom three. As things stand, the Lilywhites occupy 18th position in the table, which will be a source of disappointment to boss Alex Neil, who has won promotion from this division before and who will have been hoping to build on the progression made last season at Deepdale.
Neil may have more pressing concerns about the security of his job if his team’s current form continues for much longer. The Scottish boss and his side make the trip to the capital on the back of a six game winless streak that has included an FA Cup defeat against lower league opposition in the shape of Doncaster Rovers. Encouragingly for PNE though, they’ve won the last five meetings between these two sides – you can back them for pick up all three points again at 5/2 with BetVictor.
Given the recent form of these two teams, we can see Preston’s hoodoo over Queens Park Rangers coming to an end in this match. The R’s have been playing with confidence as late whereas PNE seem unable to break out of a bad spell of form. Despite this run of six games without a win, Preston have still managed to find the net at least once in each of their last five outings which is why we’re on the home win and both teams to score bet at 10/3 with Ladbrokes.
With at least three goals being backed in this game by our first bet, the chances of the second coming in are increased too. There have been plenty of late goals scored in recent Preston games, with late strikes from Rotherham United, Doncaster Rovers and Hull City all denying the Lilywhites in recent weeks. We can see another battle being decided by a late goal in this one and you can get odds of 23/20 with Betway.
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