FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 24 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Reading v Queens Park Rangers fixture

Reading are ready to welcome Queens Park Rangers to Madejski Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 25 wins out of 37 previous matches.

The previous match played between the two at Madejski Stadium was within the last three years, in April 2006, the Royals carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sun 30 AprReading2-1Q.P.R.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 05 NovQ.P.R.1 - 2ReadingCHMP
2004/2005Sat 05 MarQ.P.R.0 - 0ReadingCHMP
2004/2005Sat 18 DecReading1 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 05 JanReading1 - 0Q.P.R.LGE1
2001/2002Sat 25 AugQ.P.R.0 - 0ReadingLGE1
1997/1998Sun 28 DecQ.P.R.1 - 1ReadingCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Reading could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Royals have rattled up an impressive 24 goals, and conceded 5.

Q.P.R. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 3 goals scored and conceded.

Reading are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 23 points from 12 games. Q.P.R.'s 18 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Reading 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 Royals. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Reading Won 7 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Q.P.R. Not won in previous 2 away matches.