Watford vs Queens Park Rangers Betting Tips and Prediction. On Saturday, August 5, Watford and Queens Park Rangers will play their opening match of the 2023–24 EFL Championship at Vicarage Road.
Watford attempted to gain quick promotion after being demoted from the Premier League in the 2021–22 season, however, they were unsuccessful as they placed 11th in the Championship last year.
The team of Valerien Ismael finished with 63 points from 46 games, six points behind Sunderland in sixth place, and one playoff berth away.
Watford enters the match with a lackluster preseason, having played two friendlies against Crystal Palace and drawing scoreless with Boreham Wood.
While all was going on, QPR likewise had a terrible 2022–23 season, ending a pitiful 20th in the Championship.
The team of Gareth Ainsworth finished barely six points above the relegation zone despite losing 22 of their 46 games while earning 13 victories and 50 points.
In their final five friendlies, QPR had won twice and lost twice.
Watford vs Queens Park Rangers – Important Points:
In the last 117 meetings, QPR has won 53 of them, giving them the advantage.
In that time, Watford has recorded 33 victories while 31 victories have been shared.
With three straight victories over Watford and four straight trips to Vicarage Stadium without a loss, QPR has won three times since suffering a 3-1 defeat there in December 2009.
In six games across different tournaments, the Hornets have only mustered one victory and three losses since April.
In three away games in the Championship, QPR is undefeated with two victories.
Watford vs Queens Park Rangers – Prediction:
Watford expects to put on a show in their opening home game of the season, despite the fact that QPR has won this matchup in prior years.
At Vicarage Road, expect an end-to-end battle where the two sides will balance each other out.
Prediction: Watford 1-1 QPR
Watford vs Queens Park Rangers – The Tip:
1: Results – Draw
2: Total Goals Over 3 goals – No
3: More than 5 cards – No
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