QPR – Middlesbrough PREDICTION & TIPS
Queens Park Rangers and Middlesbrough join forces at Loftus Road Stadium in a match for the 28th round of the Championship. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 16-09-2017, the Middlesbrough won at home by (3-2). The recent direct qualifying record favors the home team, which for the last 4 games has won 3 and lost 1. You need to look especially at the home / away condition because Queens Park Rangers have different results at home and out.
Queens Park Rangers review
After 8 wins, 9 draws and 10 losses, the home team is in 14th place, having won 33 points. In the last game, he beat Burton away by (1-3), having won 2-1 at home in a game against Cardiff City. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 home games for the championship Queens Park Rangers has recorded 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, so they have won 13 points out of 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their home games for this competition there is a tendency for goals to be scored, since 9 in 13 finished with more than 2.5 goals in the score. In 27 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 13 times and only managed 2 rounds. There has been a highlight in the last 13 home games for this competition: he scored 7 of his 19 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Queens Park Rangers come to this game with a triumph, the second successive in the championship, over Burton, thus managing to move away from the relegation zone. In the last home game the team did not disappoint their fans and beat Cardiff 2-1. In this game against Middlesbrough, coach Ian Holloway should draw his team in 3-5-2 favoring the defensive organization and the direct balls for Matt Smith: this player is the best finisher for Queens Park Rangers with 6 goals scored. It should be noted that homemakers have presented several difficulties in finishing. Baptiste, Cousins and Smyth are in doubt for this match due to injury.
Review of Middlesbrough
The visiting team is currently in 9th place with 41 points, after 12 wins, 5 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate game, he won out against Preston North End for (2-3). In the last game, lost at home against Fulham by (0-1). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 away games for the championship Middlesbrough recorded 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, which earned him 15 points out of 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away games for this competition there is a tendency for goals to be scored, since 9 in 13 finished with more than 2.5 goals in the scoreboard. In 27 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 15 times and only managed 2 rounds. In the last 13 away games for this competition there has been 1 period that stands out: scored 7 of his 20 goals in the minutes (61’-75 ‘).
The Middlesbrough side arrive at this game with a 0-1 home defeat by Fulham, returning to defeat after a win over the Preston North End. Meanwhile, the visiting team managed to gain access to the next round of the FA Cup , when they beat Sunderland 2-0. In this away game, coach Tony Pulis should play in 4-2-3-1, benefiting possession of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the corridors: Adama Traoré is a very fast and competent player in transporting the ball to the attack. On the other hand, forward Britt Assombalonga is Middlesbrough’s best finisher with 12 scorers. There are no weight absences for this game.
QPR – Middlesbrough FREE TIPS
Middlesbrough – Win @ 2.21
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90