Free tips Championship Tips: Aston Villa v QPR (Tuesday, 7.45pm)

Championship promotion contenders Aston Villa will hope to continue their push towards the automatic promotion places as they host an inconsistent Queen’s Park Rangers in the Championship tonight.

We take you through our Aston Villa v QPR match preview and betting tips for the re-arranged fixture at Villa Park…

Aston Villa betting odds

Aston Villa v QPR Match Prediction

Aston Villa win 4/5 (1.80) with Betfred

Aston Villa v QPR Best Bet

Albert Adomah Anytime Goalscorer 23/10 (3.30) with 888Sport


Aston Villa v QPR Past Meetings

This will be the 44th competitive fixture between the two clubs, with Rangers ahead on the head-to-head record with 17 wins compared to Villa’s 16.

However, Villa have won each of the last three meetings between the sides including a 2-1 victory at Loftus Road earlier in the campaign. Albert Adomah netted a double after Jamie Mackie had given the Londoners the lead.

QPR have not won a league match at Villa Park since March 1992.


Aston Villa v QPR Stats

Villa sit third in the standings and have the division’s third best home record, with 10 wins and just one defeat from their 17 outings at Villa Park in the league.

By contrast, Rangers have the league’s fourth worst away record – with 10 defeats and just two wins and 11 points from 17 matches on the road.

Villa have won their last eight of their last 10 league matches in a run which has also seen them keep five clean sheets.

Rangers are out of form and have lost six of their last nine league games including each of the last two, with Saturday’s 5-2 loss at home to Nottingham Forest a low point.

However, Ian Holloway’s side are nine points clear of the relegation zone and not in any immediate danger.


Aston Villa v QPR Team News

Villa are expected to continue to deploy their 4-4-2 formation with Scott Hogan and Lewis Grabban leading the line while Manchester United loanee Axel Tuanzebe and midfielder Mile Jedinak among those pushing for starts.

QPR will continue with their 3-5-2 line-up which is headed by Matt Smith and Paul Smyth, with Conor Washington and James Perch looking to win a place in the side.

Reason for Aston Villa v QPR Bets

Aston Villa’s 4-2 victory at Sheffield Wednesday last weekend showed a true return to the form which had originally pushed them into the automatic promotion slots.

Steve Bruce’s side are pushing hard for an automatic promotion slot and will be strong favourites against QPR, who have lost four of their last five games on the road.

Villa forward Albert Adomah is the club’s top scorer this season on 13 league goals, including in each of his last two games.

The Ghanaian also netted a double as the Midlands club beat QPR earlier in the season at Loftus Road, and is reasonably priced at 23/10 to find the net anytime in this game.


Aston Villa v QPR Match Prediction

Aston Villa win 4/5 (1.80) with Ladbrokes

Aston Villa v QPR Best Bet

Albert Adomah Anytime Goalscorer 23/10 (3.30) with 888Sport


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