FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 29 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers fixture

Newcastle Utd. play host to Queens Park Rangers at St. James' Park on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, winning 52.63% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Newcastle Utd. was more than a decade ago, in April 1996, the Magpies carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1995/1996Sat 06 AprNewcastle Utd.2-1Q.P.R.PREM
1995/1996Sat 14 OctQ.P.R.2 - 3Newcastle Utd.PREM
1994/1995Sat 04 FebQ.P.R.3 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
1994/1995Sat 05 NovNewcastle Utd.2 - 1Q.P.R.PREM
1993/1994Sun 16 JanQ.P.R.1 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
1993/1994Sat 16 OctNewcastle Utd.1 - 2Q.P.R.PREM
1988/1989Sat 11 MarNewcastle Utd.1 - 2Q.P.R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Magpies, with 5 goals against.

The Rangers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Rangers, and 6 goals against.

Newcastle Utd. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 9 games giving them a return of 22 points. Q.P.R. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 13 from their 8 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.640210512

FootyMad's prediction ...

Newcastle Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Q.P.R., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Magpies. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Won 5 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Q.P.R. 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.