FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 08 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Queens Park Rangers fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Queens Park Rangers at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 35 games played, Saints have recorded 15 wins, and Q.P.R. have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in September 2006, with Q.P.R. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Saints in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 01 SepQ.P.R.0 - 3SouthamptonCHMP
2006/2007Sat 20 JanQ.P.R.0 - 2SouthamptonCHMP
2006/2007Sat 30 SepSouthampton1-2Q.P.R.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 14 JanQ.P.R.1 - 0SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Sat 10 SepSouthampton1 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
1995/1996Sat 30 MarQ.P.R.3 - 0SouthamptonPREM
1995/1996Sat 04 NovSouthampton2 - 0Q.P.R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Q.P.R. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Rangers's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 38 points from their 30 games played so far, Q.P.R. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 36 points from their 30 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Saints's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Q.P.R.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton 8 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Q.P.R. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.