QPR vs Birmingham – After losing to Blackpool 6-1 in the Championship in their previous encounter, QPR will be hoping for a better outcome in this one.
Queens Park Rangers had 62% of the control in that game and 2 of their 8 shots on goal were successful. Chris Martin (43′) was the lone scorer for Queens Park Rangers.
Blackpool made 16 goal-scoring efforts, eight of which were successful. Blackpool scored goals through Jerry Yates (3′), Andy Lyons (11′, 48′), Curtis Nelson (14′), Jordan Thorniley (36′), and Kenny Dougall (88′).
Queens Park Rangers haven’t consistently been able to hold out for the entire 90 minutes of recent games. They will be concerned that Queens Park Rangers have allowed goals in 5 of their last 6 games, giving up 18 goals in the process.
Birmingham City and their traveling supporters will be hoping for a better outcome in this one after losing their previous match against Watford in Championship play.
Birmingham City had 49% of the game’s possession and 8 attempts on goal, with 6 of those being on goal. Watford, their adversaries, had 11 attempts on goal with 5 of them being on target. Watford scored goals from Imrân Louza (6′), Keinan Davis (16′), and Britt Assombalonga (73′).
The numbers tell the tale, and Birmingham City have allowed opponents to score in five of their last six games, surrendering a total of 10 goals.
Birmingham City can definitely get better on defense. Of course, there is no guarantee that this pattern will continue in the current game.
The last three league games that Birmingham City have played away from home have resulted in a loss against Queens Park Rangers, according to pre-match statistics. In their last four league games, they have failed to triumph on the road.
QPR vs Birmingham – Betting Analysis
When comparing their previous head-to-head matches, which date back to 29/02/2020, there hasn’t been much of a contest between the teams, with QPR winning two of them, Birmingham City winning two, and two games ending in draws.
Over the span of those games, they combined to score 14 goals, with 7 coming from The R’s and 7 from The Blues. There are 2.33 goals scored on average per contest.
The two teams’ most recent league matchup occurred on Championship Match Day 18 on October 28, 2022, with Birmingham City defeating Queens Park Rangers 2-0.
Birmingham City had 35% of the possession in that encounter and made 7 attempts on goal, scoring on three of them. Auston Trusty (4′) and Emmanuel Longelo (29′) tallied the goals. Four of Queens Park Rangers’ 15 attempts on goal were on target. Tim Robinson acted as the official.
Gareth Ainsworth, the manager of QPR, will be appreciative that he has a completely injury-free group to choose from and won’t have to worry about anyone’s fitness before this game.
John Eustace, the manager of Birmingham City, has a completely healthy roster from which to choose and no fitness issues to report ahead of this match.
We believe that Queens Park Rangers will score at least once to obtain the advantage, so we believe that Birmingham City may find it difficult to score against them.
What are the top odds for this match?
Looking at the betting prices for the match on the WDW market, a victory for Queens Park Rangers is available for 2.4, backing a draw is 3.22 and taking a punt on the winner to be Birmingham City is 3.15. They are the top market prices being offered at the current time.