FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Queens Park Rangers v Reading fixture

Reading pack their bags to visit Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 37 games played, Royals have recorded 10 wins, and Q.P.R. have come away with 18 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Loftus Road was more than three years back, in November 2005, with Reading inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Rangers in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 25 OctReading0 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These games have seen the Rangers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Reading have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Royals's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Q.P.R. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 45 points from their 29 games so far. Reading are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 57 points from the 29 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Reading only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Loftus Road will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Reading Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.