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The Championship clash at Pride Park Stadium on Monday sees home side Derby County welcome QPR.
Our Derby County v Queens Park Rangers tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - as well as the best betting odds.
Derby County will play in this fixture following on from a 0-0 Championship drawn result versus Fulham.
In that game, Derby County had 40% possession and 4 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. At the other end, Fulham had 21 shots at goal with 5 of them on target.
It’s been seldom in recent games that Derby County have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Derby County have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 8 goals in the process. It will be interesting to find out if that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Queens Park Rangers
QPR come into this game following on from a 1-0 Championship win with the downing of Huddersfield Town in their most recent fixture.
In that match, Queens Park Rangers managed 59% possession and 22 attempts on goal with 5 on target. The scorer for Queens Park Rangers was Luke Amos (81'). On the other side, Huddersfield Town had 10 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target.
In 6 of the previous 6 games involving Queens Park Rangers, a notably low volume of goals have gone in between them and opposing teams. The overall average number of goals per game in that period comes out as a paltry 1.33, with the number of goals averaged by The R's equalling 1.
Their prior results show that Queens Park Rangers:
- haven't been beaten by Derby County in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels going back to 06/10/2018, there has been little to separate the clubs with Derby County winning 2 of those games, QPR 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
A sum of 11 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 6 of them from The Rams and 5 belonging to The R's. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.83.
The last league match featuring these sides was Championship match day 26 on 23/01/2021 which ended up with the score at Queens Park Rangers 0-1 Derby County.
On that day, Queens Park Rangers managed 56% possession and 12 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
On the other side, Derby County had 6 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Colin Kazim-Richards (56') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Tim Robinson.
Team News: Derby County
The Derby County boss Wayne Rooney has a full complement, with no fitness worries at all coming into this clash thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: QPR
Owing to a completely healthy squad to pick from, the QPR boss Mark Warburton does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game.
Here is a game where Derby County may find it difficult to score goals against this Queens Park Rangers team who we reckon should get a goal themselves and run out victorious.
We’re therefore anticipating a very competitive game with a 0-1 winning score for Queens Park Rangers when the referee blows for full-time.
Little in this one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Pride Park Stadium (33,597)
Captain: Tom Lawrence
Chairman: Mel Morris
Manager: Wayne Rooney
Competitions: Championship position 24
🔑 Key Man: Tom Lawrence
Typically playing in the Right Wing position, Tom Lawrence was born in Wrexham, Wales. Having played his first senior match for Carlisle United in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 4 league goals in this Championship 2021 - 2022 season to date in 17 appearances.