FM Preview: Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers 15 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 14th January 2012
The game between Newcastle United and Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League on 15th January 2012 at 13:30 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers fixture
Newcastle United are ready to welcome Queens Park Rangers to St. James' Park on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Magpies have recorded 10 wins, and Queens Park Rangers have come away with 7 victories.
The previous match played between the two at St. James' Park was within the last three years, in September 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Mon 12 Sep||Q.P.R.||0 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 02 May||Q.P.R.||0 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Wed 30 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1-1||Q.P.R.||Championship|
|1995/1996||Sat 06 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||Q.P.R.||Premiership|
|1995/1996||Sat 14 Oct||Q.P.R.||2 - 3||Newcastle Utd.||Premiership|
|1994/1995||Sat 04 Feb||Q.P.R.||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premiership|
|1994/1995||Sat 05 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||Q.P.R.||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Queens Park Rangers have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Rangers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Newcastle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 33 points from their 20 games so far.
Queens Park Rangers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 20 matches.
Current overall team form
|Queens Park Rangers||6||0||2||4||5||10||2|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but we think that Magpies's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Queens Park Rangers. Home Win
|Newcastle United||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Queens Park Rangers||Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 9 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here