QPR vs Birmingham Prediction & Tips
Queens Park Rangers and Birmingham City meet at Loftus Road Stadium in a match for the 45th round of the Championship. the Queens Park Rangers won out by (1-2) the last time they faced in this edition of the league, on 12-16-2017. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 games. However, the last time they met at this stadium was on 24-09-2016, in a match for the Championship, which ended in a draw for (1-1). The goals were scored by S. Caulker (39 ‘) for Queens Park Rangers and L. Jutkiewicz (23’) for Birmingham City. The home factor may have an influence on the final result, although this is a meeting between 16th and 20th place, in fact this is a game between the 9th place in home games and the 23rd as a visitor.
Queens Park Rangers review
After 14 wins, 11 draws and 19 losses, the home team is in 16th place, having won 53 points. In the last game, they lost with Brentford away (2-1), having lost (1-2) at home in a game against the Preston North End. This is a team affected by the home factor, since scored 15 points, with 20 goals scored and 37 conceded, and 38 points at home with 35 goals scored and 30 goals conceded. In the last 10 home games for the championship, Queens Park Rangers recorded 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, so they had 19 points out of 30. The team conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has been regularly scored, as they managed to make it 8 out of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 44 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 24 times and only managed 3 rounds.
The Queens Park Rangers come to this game with a snub, the second consecutive championship, against Brentford, 2-1. In this game inside doors, coach Ian Holloway should play in 4-2-3-1 benefiting the possession of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the corridors: Pawel Wszolek is a very fast and competent player in transporting the ball to the attack. On the other hand, forward Matt Smith is the best finisher of Queens Park Rangers with 10 cleared goals. One of the problems of this team has been the defensive sector, having suffered on average 1.36 goals per game at home. For this game the coach does not have Onuoha, punished, besides Wheeler and Hall, these injured.
Analysis of Birmingham City
The visiting team is currently in 20th place with 43 points, after 12 wins, 7 draws and 25 losses. In the penultimate game, lost out against Wolverhampton Wanderers by (2-0). In the last game, won at home against Sheffield United by (2-1). This is a stronger team in their field, where they won 30 points, against only 13 in their games as a visitor. For the championship, Birmingham City had 10 points out of 30, after 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses in their last 10 away games. The team conceded goals to 7 opponents in the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has been regular, as they managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 44 games in this event, he only managed 2 rounds in 27 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Birmingham City go into this motivated game after they have added a 2-1 home win over Sheffield United, putting an end to their three straight games without a win in this competition. With this triumph the visitors managed to breathe and move away from the demotion zone. In this game against Queens Park Rangers, coach Garry Monk should draw his team in 4-4-2 favoring the defensive organization and the direct balls for Adams and Jutkiewicz. However, Sam Gallagher is Birmingham City’s best finisher with 6 goals scored. It should be noted that visitors have presented several difficulties in finalizing. For this game the coach does not count on Dean, punished, besides Vassell, by injury.
QPR – Birmingham FREE TIPS
QPR – Win @ 2.65
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90