FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 07 November 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Queens Park Rangers v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 21 out of 31 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 29 JanCardiff City3 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Rangers, with 5 goals against.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Bluebirds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Q.P.R. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 22 points from their 15 games so far. Cardiff City's total of 25 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City63219511

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Bluebirds could well see them head back from Loftus Road with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Cardiff City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.