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QPR will be at The Hawthorns on Friday for the Championship meeting with home side West Bromwich Albion.
View all West Bromwich Albion v Queens Park Rangers tips, stats and our pre-match poll below - as well as up-to-date odds.
West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion enter this game following on from a 1-1 Championship drawn game against Preston North End.
In that game, West Bromwich Albion had 61% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for West Bromwich Albion was Matt Phillips (45'). Preston North End had 8 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Ben Whiteman (26') scored for Preston North End.
Over their past six fixtures, Valérien Ismaël's West Bromwich Albion have scored 5 times resulting in an average number of goals per match of 0.83.
Looking at the pre-match facts, West Bromwich Albion:
- are unbeaten in the league by Queens Park Rangers in their last 4 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 home league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 league games.
Queens Park Rangers
In their last game, QPR drew 2-2 in the EFL Cup match with Everton.
In that match, Queens Park Rangers managed 61% possession and 10 shots on goal with 4 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Queens Park Rangers was Charlie Austin (18', 34'). On the other side, Everton had 17 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Lucas Digne (30') and Andros Townsend (47') scored for Everton. Queens Park Rangers ran out winners after a 8-7 penalty shootout.
Illustrating their predisposition for productive encounters, goals have been celebrated 20 times in the prior six games in which Queens Park Rangers have taken to the pitch, giving a mean average of 3.33 goals each meeting. Opposition teams have got 9 of this grand total.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Queens Park Rangers:
- have left without a victory over West Bromwich Albion in away games against them for the last 2 league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head meetings dating back to 20/12/2014 shows us that West Bromwich Albion have won 3 of these and QPR 2, with the number of drawn games standing at 1.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 29 overall which averages out at 4.83 goals per meeting.
The previous league match featuring these clubs was Championship match day 46 on 22/07/2020 when it ended West Bromwich Albion 2-2 Queens Park Rangers.
That time, West Bromwich Albion managed 50% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Goals were scored by Grady Diangana (44') and Callum Robinson (49').
On the other side, Queens Park Rangers had 7 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Ryan Manning (34') and Eberechi Eze (61') scored.
The match was refereed by Darren England.
Team News: West Bromwich Albion
Regarding absentees, there’s just the sole fitness concern for the West Bromwich Albion boss Valérien Ismaël to be concerned about thanks to an almost full-strength group of players. Rico Richards (Medial Collateral Ligament Tear) misses out.
Team News: QPR
From a largely full-strength group, there is just the lone fitness worry for the QPR boss Mark Warburton to be concerned about. Sam Field (Knee Surgery) won’t be playing here.
We’re of the view that Queens Park Rangers have the firepower to find the net against this West Bromwich Albion side, but that may not quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re tipping both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for West Bromwich Albion at the end of the 90 minutes. Let’s just see how this one goes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
West Bromwich Albion
Stadium: The Hawthorns (26,688)
Captain: Jake Livermore
Chairman: Li Piyue
Manager: Valérien Ismaël
Competitions: Championship position 3
🔑 Star Man: Callum Robinson
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Callum Robinson was born in Northampton, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Aston Villa in the 2013 - 2014 season, the dangerous Forward has managed 3 league goals in this Championship 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 7 appearances.