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History of the Queens Park Rangers v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 38 games played, Royals have recorded 10 wins, and Q.P.R. have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 31 JanQ.P.R.0 - 0ReadingCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Rangers, with 6 goals against.

Reading have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Royals have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Q.P.R.'s 17 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Reading are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 12 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Reading have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Q.P.R. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.
Reading 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.