QPR vs Stoke City
Date: 15 December 2020, Tuesday
Kick-off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium (London).
QPR take on Stoke City in Tuesday’s Championship fixture hoping to end an horrendous run of 5 match winless streak.
The Rangers last win against relegation bound Rotherham in a thriller ended 3-2 at full-time. They lost 4 times since, the latest against Reading by a narrow goal.
Even now, their home record looks decent, thanks to the good work done at the start of the season when they bagged 3 wins and 3 draws from 7 games. Though they are coming to this match on back-to-back home defeats.
Stoke City fell out of the promotion zone after the goal-less draw at Derby County on the weeknd. Having lost to Cardiff in the previous mid-week, the Potters sit 2 points behind the top 6 and they might be keen to make use of an ailing opponent this time.
Among the positives, Michael O’Neill’s team is one of the best defensive units in the Championship, having conceded just 5 goals in the 9 away games so far.
But can they edge a narrow win against the Rangers on Tuesday?
The bookies think this will be a tight game and we can see this from the little difference in odds, home win set at 2.80 and the away win at 2.60.
QPR vs Stoke City Head-to-head
- QPR celebrated a double over Stoke City last season with a convincing 4-2 win at this stadium after edging a 2-1 win at the bet365 stadium.
- With the duels in the previous season being draws, QPR are currently unbeaten in the last 4 against this opposition.
- Five of their last 6 meetings saw both teams scoring.
- Interestingly, 4 of those six recorded over 3.5 goals.
QPR vs Stoke City Prediction
This is a tight one to call, but Stoke City’s defense stands apart from the rest of the teams in the division and I believe they have a slight edge on Tuesday.
With QPR kept just 1 clean sheet at home this season indicating they are bound to struggle against the well organized team led by Michael O’Neill.
To be on the safe side, we back the draw no bet for visitors for 1.83 odd, yet brave punters can take a look at the away win for the high odds.
To wrap up, I will go with the correct full-time score 1-0 since the visitors haven’t conceded a goal in the last 5.
Thus the under 2.5 goals in the match is also something to consider for this English Championship game.
QPR vs Stoke City Betting Tips
Draw no bet Stoke City @ 1.83
Under 2.5 goals @ 1.80
Correct Score 1-0 for the visitors @ 8.50.
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