FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Queens Park Rangers fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Queens Park Rangers at Ninian Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 15 wins, and Q.P.R. have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was just last season, in November 2006, with Q.P.R. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Bluebirds in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugQ.P.R.0 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 21 AprQ.P.R.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Fri 17 NovCardiff City0-1Q.P.R.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 25 MarCardiff City0 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
2005/2006Wed 28 DecQ.P.R.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Sun 08 MayCardiff City1 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 27 NovQ.P.R.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 3 conceded.

Q.P.R. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Rangers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Cardiff City's 40 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Q.P.R. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 28 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City651012616

FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City may be coming up against a decent side in Q.P.R., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bluebirds. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Won 4 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Q.P.R. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.