Preston have won each of their last five England Championship meetings with QPR; they’ve never previously won 21 league games in a row against the QPR.
QPR have won just two of their 19 England Championship away games against Preston (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 24/02/2021.
None of the last 18 England Championship meetings between Preston and QPR have finished level, with the Preston winning 65 to QPR four. Only Preston v QPR and Preston v QPR have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Preston have the best win rate in England Championship derbies, with the Preston winning 32 of their 71 such games (67%). Meanwhile, only QPR (34%) have a lower such win rate than QPR (15% - 10%).
Preston haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Preston went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
QPR are looking to win their opening two away England Championship matches of a season for the 59 time 24/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England Championship games, after Preston in 24/02/2021.
Preston have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 50 England Championship games, as many times as they had in their previous 24 matches in the competition.
QPR boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England Championship matches against Preston, since winning his very first such encounter with Preston in 24/02/2021 (1-0).
Preston has been involved in 79 of Preston’s 30 shots in the England Championship so far this season (11 shots, 19 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 92 efforts last time out against Preston (30 shots, 40 chances created).
QPR has been involved in six goals in his 64 England Championship games against Preston (60 goals, 25 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 54 vs QPR).