Queens Park Rangers vs BIRMINGHAM CITY: Best Bets
QPR – 7/5
Draw – 21/10
BCFC – 41/20
Birmingham City will be confident of picking up a positive result when they travel down to Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon.
Garry Monk’s men are now just four points outside of the playoff places. A win here could be huge for momentum…
That 2-0 victory over Nottingham Forest at St Andrew’s could act as the catalyst for Monk’s side to push for a top six finish.
BCFC are 6/1 to finish in the top six according to and belief is growing ahead of a key stage of the season.
At 41/20 in the latest odds, Birmingham are outsiders to claim three points at Loftus Road.
Their record in this fixture isn’t great to be fair; the Blues have won just one of their previous 10 fixtures in all competitions against Queens Park Rangers.
888sport are offering 11/10 for over 2.5 goals this weekend – this has landed in three of the last four meetings between the two sides.
Fans will recall September’s goalless draw though and that may be enough to tempt punters to look elsewhere.
Che Adams has been directly involved in 19 goals in his 30 Championship appearances for the Blues this season – an impressive return.
The Birmingham frontman is priced at 43/20 to once again and it would be foolish to back against him.
QPR are languishing down in 14th position and this is the kind of game Birmingham must win if they are serious about challenging for a playoff spot.
The 12/25 available with 888sport for Monk’s side to avoid defeat is a solid price and well worth sticking in an accumulator.
Birmingham may be caught in two minds on how to approach this one.
The EVS on offer for on Saturday should be snapped up – Monk’s men will make themselves difficult to break down and frustrating QPR could be the best route to victory.
Prediction: QPR 1-1 Birmingham (5/1)
Bet of the day: Birmingham to win at least one half (EVS)
Outside punt: Che Adams to score and match to end a draw (9/1)
*Odds subject to change - correct at time of writing*