QPR vs Watford – Prediction, and Match Preview

QPR vs Watford – After losing to Rotherham United 3-1 in the previous Championship encounter, QPR won’t want a repeat of that performance here.

In that contest, Queens Park Rangers had 51% of the control and 3 of their 14 shots on goal were successful. Jamal Lowe (83′) was the lone scorer for Queens Park Rangers.

Rotherham United, on the other hand, made 16 efforts at goal, with 9 of them being successful. Rotherham United got goals from Jordan Hugill (15′, 70′), and Hakeem Odoffin (90′).

Even though Queens Park Rangers haven’t been the greatest lately at stopping their opponents, they have still managed to score goals. Queens Park Rangers’ goal has been violated in 6 of their most recent games, and they have scored in 5 of those games.

Watford hasn’t defeated Queens Park Rangers in any of their previous six league games, according to their past performances. For the previous nine league games, they have failed to win at home. Fans at home are not happy.

In their prior fixture, Watford drew 0-0 in the Championship tie with Preston North End. Watford had 60% of the game’s control and 12 shots, 4 of which were on goal. Preston North End, their adversaries, made 10 efforts at goal, with only two of them succeeding.

The numbers don’t lie, and Watford has allowed goals in 5 of their last 6 games while having 7 goals tallied against them. Watford has not been playing particularly well defensively. However, there is no guarantee that this pattern will continue into the match.

A review of their previous results reveals that Watford has lost both of their last two league away games against Queens Park Rangers and has gone four games without a triumph away from home.

QPR vs Watford – Betting Analysis

Glancing at their most recent head-to-head matches dating back to December 29, 2013, we can see that QPR has won 3, Watford has won 1, and there have been two draws.

An aggregate of 14 goals were yielded between them throughout the duration of those matches, with 8 for The R’s and 6 coming from The Hornets. That equals 2.33 goals per game on average.

The last league meeting between these teams occurred on Championship Match Day 6 on August 27, 2022, with the final result being Watford 2-3 Queens Park Rangers.

Watford had 58% of the possession in that game and made 12 efforts on goal, scoring on five of them. Joo Pedro (50′) and Ken Sema (27′) both scored goals.

Nine attempts were made by Queens Park Rangers, and five of them were successful. Chris Willock (34′), Ilias Chair (18′), and Albert Adomah (70′) all scored goals. Keith Stroud served as the match official.

Due to an injury-free squad open for selection, QPR manager Gareth Ainsworth will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all going into this game.

Only one fitness issue from a group of players who are largely available needs to be addressed by Watford boss Chris Wilder. Imrân Louza won’t be participating because of an ankle injury. Due to a suspension, Kortney Hause is unavailable to play in this game.

What are the top odds for this match?

Regarding the current betting odds on the full-time result market, backing Queens Park Rangers is best priced at 3.12, a bet on a drawn result is 3.2 and staking on a win for Watford gets 2.42. They’re the most competitive market prices that can be secured right now.

QPR vs Watford – Head -to- Head

QPR vs Watford

Our Prediction: Under 3.5 Goals

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