FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Queens Park Rangers v Southampton fixture

Southampton travel to take on Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 33 games played, Saints have recorded 10 wins, and Q.P.R. have come away with 14 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Q.P.R. was back in March 1996, over five years ago, with Q.P.R. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 10 SepSouthampton1 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
1995/1996Sat 30 MarQ.P.R.3 - 0SouthamptonPREM
1995/1996Sat 04 NovSouthampton2 - 0Q.P.R.PREM
1994/1995Sat 15 AprSouthampton2 - 1Q.P.R.PREM
1994/1995Wed 28 DecQ.P.R.2 - 2SouthamptonPREM
1993/1994Sat 11 DecSouthampton0 - 1Q.P.R.PREM
1993/1994Sat 21 AugQ.P.R.2 - 1SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Rangers have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Southampton is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Saints have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Q.P.R. see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 36 points from their 28 games played so far, Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 27 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rangers, as the Saints have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Southampton Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.