QPR V EVERTON
QPR will be hoping for a better result following the 1-2 Championship defeat in their last game at the hands of Bristol City.
In that game, Queens Park Rangers managed 63% possession and 26 attempts at goal with 11 on target. The only player to score for Queens Park Rangers was Sam McCallum (54'). Bristol City had 9 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Chris Martin (45') and Nahki Wells (93') scored for Bristol City.
Queens Park Rangers haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They’ve claimed a sum of 11 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 9. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend will end up being sustained here.
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to Aston Villa in Premier League action, Everton will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Everton managed 44% possession and 11 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Everton was Lucas Digne (69' Own goal). Aston Villa had 15 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Matty Cash (66') and Leon Bailey (75') scored for Aston Villa.
Indicating their fondness for eventful matches, we’ve had goals 20 times in the last six matches in which Everton have taken to the pitch, giving an average of 3.33 goals each fixture. Opposing teams have got 8 from this total.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
PRESTON V CHELTENHAM
Preston North End enter this match following a 1-1 Championship tied result against West Bromwich Albion.
In that match, Preston North End managed 39% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player to score for Preston North End was Ben Whiteman (26'). On the other side, West Bromwich Albion got 12 shots on goal with 3 on target. Matt Phillips (45') was the scorer for West Bromwich Albion.
Over their past 6 fixtures, Frankie McAvoy's Preston North End have netted 11 times, an average number of goals scored per match of 1.83.
Cheltenham Town will come into the clash following on from a 1-0 League One win with the eclipse of Oxford United in their last match.
The only scorer from Cheltenham Town was Alfie May (68').
For 5 of the past 6 games featuring Cheltenham Town, a comparatively low number of goals have been hit between them and their opponents. The overall average goals scored per game within that spell comes out as a mere 2, with the average goals for The Robins equalling 1.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
NORWICH V LIVERPOOL
Norwich City will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 1-3 Premier League loss in their previous game against Watford.
In that game, Norwich City managed 48% possession and 12 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Norwich City was Teemu Pukki (35'). Watford had 12 attempts at goal with 8 on target. Emmanuel Dennis (17') and Ismaïla Sarr (63', 80') scored for Watford.
Fixtures with Norwich City have often been engaging ones lately with plenty of scoring the rule rather than the exception. Over their past six games alone, the sum total of 22 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 8 of those accredited to Norwich City. Having said that, we will just have to wait and see whether such a trend might be sustained in this upcoming match.
Liverpool will go into this clash following on from a 3-0 Premier League win with the eclipse of Crystal Palace in their previous fixture.
In that match, Liverpool managed 61% possession and 25 attempts on goal with 10 of them on target. For Liverpool, the scorers were Sadio Mané (43'), Mohamed Salah (78') and Naby Keïta (89'). For their opponents, Crystal Palace got 13 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
A sequence of dependable showings from the Liverpool defenders has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 3 from their last 6 outings combined. In that time, their forwards have scored 15.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
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