Queens Park Rangers vs Cardiff City Predictions & Betting Odds – 1st January 2020

Bluebirds to start 2020 with three points

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Queens Park Rangers vs Cardiff City Betting Tips – EFL Championship, 1st January 15.00pm

Mark Warburton’s Queens Park Rangers and Neil Harris’ Cardiff City meet at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium in the EFL Championship on New Year’s Day. The Bluebirds moved to within two points of the play-offs with a hard-fought win at Sheffield Wednesday last time out, while QPR were beaten at home by Hull City. Who will start 2020 with a bang on Wednesday?

Queens Park Rangers vs Cardiff City Betting Odds*

Queens Park Rangers 21/20
Draw 11/4
Cardiff City 23/10
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 31st, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.)
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Queens Park Rangers vs Cardiff City Live Stats & Betting Odds

Queens Park Rangers News and Form – Can QPR avoid a third defeat on the spin?

The pressure is starting to mount on Mark Warburton, as Queens Park Rangers have taken just one point from their last four. Since winning at Birmingham City, Rangers have lost to Barnsley, Reading and Hull and have drawn with Charlton Athletic.

Last time out, the London side were narrowly beaten at home by Hull. An Ilias Chair goal gave QPR a 20th-minute lead, but George Honeyman levelled things up just 12 minutes later. The Hoops then suffered a sucker punch at the end, with Jackson Irvine netting an 89th-minute winner to give the Tigers maximum points in west London.

 

Both teams to score
Yes57/100
No5/4

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QPR’s indifferent run of results has seen them slip down to 15th in the Championship table. Overall, Warburton’s side have won nine, drawn five and lost 11. Only five clubs have suffered more defeats. Still, can they get back to winning ways this Wednesday?

Queens Park Rangers vs Cardiff City Head to Head

Cardiff cruised to a 3-0 win when the teams met in South Wales back in October, with Sean Morrison, Marlon Pack and Callum Paterson getting the goals

Exactly two years ago, Rangers came from behind to beat the Bluebirds 2-1

QPR have won the last two at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium

Cardiff have not won at QPR since April 2010

 

Key-Facts – Queens Park Rangers vs Cardiff City

  • QPR have won just one of their last seven home games
  • Cardiff have picked up only two away league victories this season
  • Harris has suffered just one defeat since taking over at the Cardiff City Stadium

 

Cardiff City News and Form – Bluebirds to make it back-to-back away wins?

Neil Harris has made a solid start to life in South Wales. Under his management, Cardiff City have been beaten just once, winning four and drawing four of the other eight. The Bluebirds are now just two points off the play-off places in tenth.

After three consecutive draws, Cardiff secured a much-needed win at Sheffield Wednesday last Sunday. The Welsh side were quick out of the blocks at Hillsborough, racing into a 2-0 lead with just eight minutes on the clock. City survived a few scares to leave Sheffield with an invaluable three points.

Cardiff are very hard to beat under Harris, and they could be the dark horses in the battle for promotion. Can the Bluebirds make it back-to-back away victories with three points in the English capital on New Year’s Day?

Queens Park Rangers vs Cardiff City Tips & Odds

Cardiff City to win 2-1 at 10/1
Robert Glatzel to score anytime at 15/8
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 31st, 2019 at 12:40 p.m.)

Queens Park Rangers vs Cardiff City Predictions

Cardiff City win: Without being at their best, Cardiff eased to a win when the pair squared off in the Welsh capital on October 2nd. The Bluebirds, who were then managed by Neil Warnock, were 2-0 up at half time, but QPR were the better team in the first period. Cardiff put the game beyond Rangers when Paterson made it three in the 72nd minute.

After drawing three on the spin, last Sunday’s 2-1 victory at Hillsborough was just what the doctor ordered. Harris’ boys are available at the very tempting price of 10/1 to win 2-1 again on Wednesday.

Robert Glatzel has had a frustrating time in Wales since join from German side Heidenheim in the summer. However, the striker has netted in each of Cardiff’s last two away matches. You can get Glatzel at 15/8 to score anytime in this one.


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