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:|
|1995/1996||Sat 06 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||2-1||Q.P.R.||PREM|
|1995/1996||Sat 14 Oct||Q.P.R.||2 - 3||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|1994/1995||Sat 04 Feb||Q.P.R.||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|1994/1995||Sat 05 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||Q.P.R.||PREM|
|1993/1994||Sun 16 Jan||Q.P.R.||1 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|1993/1994||Sat 16 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Q.P.R.||PREM|
|1988/1989||Sat 11 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Q.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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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
|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.