Burton Albion vs QPR
League Championship – England
Date: Tuesday, 27th September 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK
Venue: Pirelli Stadium, Burton upon Trent.
Burton Albion’s winless streak was extended during the weekend as they lost 3-1 to Norwich City on the road. They will now welcome QPR at Pirelli Stadium on Tuesday as they hope to halt their downward slide.
Burton’s poor form continued on Saturday, they were beaten 3-1 away against Norwich City. Norwich City out classed Burton Albion in the game, as they won both halves of the game. Martin Olsson put Norwich in front of 29 minutes of play, and the first half ended that way.
Burton came back in the second half looking strong as they equalized in the 46th minute through L. Akins, but the joy was short lived as Norwich went back in front seconds later. More woes came Burton’s way as T. Flanagan was sent off in the 76th minute, while Ivo Pinto sealed the victory for Norwich just before the final whistle.
Queens Park Rangers fought hard to claim a point over the weekend against Birmingham City as their game ended 1-1. Jutkiewicz put Birmingham in front after 23 minutes of play, but S. Caulker pulled the two teams level in the 39th minute as the game ended that way.
The queen’s side will continue searching for a win as they have been winless in their recent game, they are without a win in their last 5 games in all Competitions.
Burton Albion vs QPR: Head to Head Statistics
Both teams haven’t played much against each other, they meet just twice in their history. The two meetings have favored Burton Albion, they were played at Pirelli Stadium. Burton Albion won their first win which was a League Cup game in 2014, the game ended 1-0. The second game was a club friendly which ended in a 1-1 stalemate.
Burton Albion vs QPR: Prediction
These two teams are in same phase of form in their last five Championship games, they are win-less in their last 4 games. They have both lost twice, drawn twice and won just once in their last 5 championship games.
Burton Albion seem to be better defensively when comparing their last 5 games, as they have conceded 6 goals while QPR have conceded 10 goals. The game will surely see a low output on goal as the two teams haven’t scored much recently.
Burton Albion vs QPR: Betting Tips
Under 2.5 goals at 8/11 (1.75)
Double Chance – Burton Albion Win or draw at 5/11 (1.46).