Nobody likes to come through the opening round of a new season with a defeat, but that is exactly what QPR had to settle for in their first match.Middlesbrough were most likely hoping for more from their opening match of the season, but nevertheless set off with a point in the table.
QPR have their target aimed at getting one over Middlesbrough this coming Saturday, but the latter are highly motivated of showing their skills in front of the crowd at Loftus Road.
QPR have a hard time getting on the scoreboard these days, as they managed a poorly seven goals in their previous ten matches. That is an average of 0.7 goals per game, in which they conceded 15 goals, or 1.5 goals per game. Furthermore, they fought their way to two clean sheets in this run.
Middlesbrough are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 12 goals in the past ten outings for an average of 1.2 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of 11 goals, and while Middlesbrough claimed three clean sheets, they conceded an average of 1.1 goals per match.
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In their last six Championship home matches, QPR have two wins, while they've drawn zero and lost four. They scored six and conceded 11 goals.
In a season where everything runs absolutely smoothly QPR might be able to surprise. However, a finish inside the top half of the Championship looks the most realistic scenario.
Middlesbrough won twice, while also recording three draws, and one defeat in their last six away matches in the Championship. The scoreline from these matches says five goals conceded and eight scored.
Middlesbrough go into a new season as candidates for the podium, but will count themselves lucky to achieve more than a third place.
Head-to-head encounters tend to bring out the best in both sides, and we fully expect the trend to continue, when QPR renew Middlesbrough their acquaintance.
QPR vs Middlesbrough Stats
- Queens P.R. have lost 5 of the last 6 home matches
- Queens P.R. have conceded in 8 of the last 9 home matches
- Queens P.R. have not won 7 of the last 9 home matches
- Queens P.R. have scored in 8 of the last 10 home matches
- Queens P.R. have conceded in 7 of the last 9 matches
- Middlesbrough have scored in 9 of the last 10 matches
- Middlesbrough have not lost 8 of the last 10 away matches
- Middlesbrough have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
- Middlesbrough have scored in 7 of the last 9 away matches
- Middlesbrough have won 3 of the last 4 away matches
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QPR vs Middlesbrough H2H
QPR won 40% of their last meetings against Middlesbrough for at total record of 4-3-3, as their next visitors won three matches. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Under 2.5 goals came out a winning bet only three times in ten matches between QPR and Middlesbrough. Over 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 2.10 with the bookies on Saturday.
QPR vs Middlesbrough Betting Tips
As the new Championship campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for QPR and Middlesbrough this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.
QPR claimed three wins, drew two and lost five of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Middlesbrough won five, drew three and lost two of their last 10 games away.Of their previous 10 matches at Loftus Road, six had over 2.5 goals for QPR. In six of the previous 10 league games away for Middlesbrough the match had over 2.5 goals.
The last ten encounters between QPR and Middlesbrough saw over 2.5 goals scored seven times, with QPR averaging 1.5 goals a game. Middlesbrough scored 1.7 goals on average in these, as both teams scored seven times in this run.Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in five of QPR’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 1.9 goals on average along the way.Over 2.5 goals appeared in six of the last ten matches that Middlesbrough played across all tournaments this season. They scored 2.1 times on average in the process.