QPR vs Barnsley
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 20 June 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Loftus Road.
The Tykes are placed dead-last in the table, and they need a surplus of seven points from the remaining nine games in order to avoid the boot. On top of that, also keep note that they are a newly promoted team, inexperienced to take on challenges of the Championship.
Meanwhile, the Rangers are one of only three teams in the whole competition to stay unbeaten in the past five game weeks. While they may be placed 13th in the table, a playoff spot is till just six points away for them.
As such, count on the in-form QPR who are at home, to secure a win against the bottom-most placed Barnsley this Saturday.
QPR vs Barnsley: Head-to-head (h2h)
- 13 of the previous 17 wins had gone to the Rangers.
- Five of the former six games had goals from both teams.
- The reverse fixture had ended in a 5-3 win for the Tykes, at home.
- The hosts have been on a winning run at this stadium since 2001.
- Eight of the preceding eleven meetings at this ground saw the hosts keeping clean sheets.
QPR vs Barnsley: Prediction
The Rangers recorded a 1-3 win on the road the last match-day, against Preston. The hosts had drawn first blood with an early goals, and seemed set to post the three points on the board.
However, the guests slotted in three goals in a row after the 60th minute, and that too after one of their players were sent off.
In the meantime, the Tykes lost 0-2 at home the past match-day, against Cardiff. Despite being massive underdogs, the hosts fought hard for over more than hour.
However, after the 60th minute, the visitors scored two goals in the space of sixty seconds, and then defended their two-goal lead till the final whistle.
As things stand, the Rangers are overwhelming favorites to post the win. They are unbeaten in their former six overall fixtures, and have scored two or more goals in four of their previous five overall games, as well as their past three appearances at this venue.
On the other hand, the Tykes are the bottom-most team in the table, have lost their prior two fixtures, and lost four of their previous six road trips as well.
Most importantly, the Rangers have a 100% winning record in h2h clashes at this venue since 2001, and have scored two or more goals in all but two of the total h2h meetings at this ground since 1997.
Considering all these findings, it’s concluded that QPR are on course to deliver a huge win this weekend.
QPR vs Barnsley: Betting Tips
QPR to Win @ 2.20 (6/5)
Half Time/ Full Time: QPR/ QPR @ 3.50 (5/2).