QPR vs Cardiff
English Football League Championship
Date: Saturday, 4th March 2017
Kick off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Loftus Road, London.
QPR’s two match winning run has come to an end with the 2-1 loss to Preston last week. It was particularly disappointing as the Rangers looked in good touch during the first half. Consistency has been the problem for Ian Halloway’s men this season. The London club are 17th in the league, a comfortable 7 points above safety.
Cardiff continued their lethal form with a brilliant 2-2 draw against the play-off contenders Fulham. The Bluebirds extended their unbeaten run to 4 games with the recent draw coming on the back of three wins. Neil Warnock’s men are 12th in the standings, 12 points below the play-off zone.
QPR vs Cardiff: Head-to-head stats
The Rangers are unbeaten in their last five league matches against Cardiff with 2 wins and 3 draws.
QPR won the reverse leg of the ongoing season at Cardiff by a 2-0 margin, the goals coming inside the last 15 minutes.
Cardiff City’s last win over QPR was at the Loftus Road during the 2009/10 Championship season.
Current Cardiff manager Warnock was in charge of QPR until 2012 and this will his first league match as an opposition manager since then.
QPR vs Cardiff: Prediction
Cardiff are certainly the team to back here as they are a team in confidence. The have a lethal record in front of goal with 13 goals scored in the last 4. Also, Neil Warnock is unbeaten in his last five matches as a manager against QPR. So, this must end in an away win and we will be in for a goal-fest.
QPR vs Cardiff: Bet Tips
FT – Cardiff to win at 2.95 (21/11)
Over 2.5 goals at 2.20 (6/5).