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The Championship clash at The Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium on Saturday sees home side QPR fighting it out with opponents Sheffield Wednesday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for QPR v Sheffield Wednesday are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Queens Park Rangers
QPR will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 3-1 Championship loss in their previous game against Nottingham Forest.
In that match, Queens Park Rangers managed 60% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Queens Park Rangers was Lyndon Dykes (90'). Nottingham Forest got 20 shots on goal with 8 on target. Alex Mighten (44'), Lewis Grabban (63') and James Garner (69') scored for Nottingham Forest.
Mark Warburton's Queens Park Rangers have netted 9 times in their last six outings. The corresponding number of goals that have been scored against them in that time stands at 7.
Their past results show that Queens Park Rangers:
- have not emerged victorious against Sheffield Wednesday in their previous 2 league matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Sheffield Wednesday go into this clash following on from a 5-0 Championship win with the downing of Cardiff City in their last match.
In that match, Sheffield Wednesday had 54% possession and 12 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. For Sheffield Wednesday, the goalscorers were Julian Börner (4'), Callum Paterson (20'), Adam Reach (23', 69') and Jordan Rhodes (65'). For their opponents, Cardiff City had 15 shots on goal with 3 on target.
The stats don’t lie, and Sheffield Wednesday have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 8 goals in total. At the back, The Owls have some weaknesses to address. Putting that to one side, we will just have to wait and see if that pattern shall persist in this game.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 23/10/2018 shows that QPR have won 3 of these games and Sheffield Wednesday 2, with the tally of drawn games standing at 1.
A sum of 17 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 9 of them for The R's and 8 coming from The Owls. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.83.
The last league encounter featuring these sides was Championship match day 4 on 03/10/2020 and the score finished Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Queens Park Rangers.
In that game, Sheffield Wednesday managed 44% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
For their opponents, Queens Park Rangers had 9 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Yoann Barbet (54' Own goal) and Macauley Bonne (96') scored.
The referee was Michael Salisbury.
Team News: QPR
There aren’t many personnel worries, with just one fitness concern for the QPR manager Mark Warburton to contend with thanks to an almost full-strength group of players. Luke Amos (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will miss out.
Team News: Sheffield Wednesday
Due to a completely injury-free squad available for selection, Sheffield Wednesday manager Darren Moore has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match.
We’re inclined to think that Sheffield Wednesday will likely create enough chances to score a goal against this QPR lineup, although that probably won’t quite be enough to avoid defeat.
We are anticipating a 2-1 win for QPR at the end of the match. There looks to be little in this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium (18,439)
Captain: Geoff Cameron
Chairman: Amit Bhatia
Manager: Mark Warburton
Competitions: Championship position 12
🔑 Star Player: Ilias Chair
Typically taking to the field in the Left Wing position, Ilias Chair was born in Belgium. Having made a first senior appearance for Queens Park Rangers in the 2017 - 2018 season, the talented Forward has managed 8 league goals in the Championship 2020 - 2021 season so far in a total of 38 appearances.