RSSGoogle PlusTwitterFacebook
Home  /  Football  /  Both Sides Are Struggling For Goals

Stoke v QPR Betting: Low scoring draw could be on the cards

Saturday afternoon's Premier League match between Stoke and QPR is shaping up to be an important one for the season ahead. Neither team has got going so far and QPR manager Mark Hughes is under huge pressure heading into the match at the Britannia Stadium as his side start the weekend in 19th place and with just four points to their name.

QPR are yet to win a league game this season and Stoke have fared little better as they have won just the one match and find themselves down in 15th on nine points. Tony Pulis's men do start 5/6 favourites in the match betting this week with Bet 365, who go 7/2 for the QPR win and a tempting 5/2 for the draw.

The draw could be worth a look this weekend and in fairness to Stoke their current league position doesn't take into account the fact they have played Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool already this term and they will be looking to move onwards and upwards from here.

Scoring goals has been the biggest issue as they have managed just eight in 10 league games, with 10 of their last 12 at home ending with under 2.5 goals. QPR have also managed just the eight goals, with their last three going under 2.5, and it is no surprise that under 2.5 goals is 7/10 on this weekend, although for a touch more value the draw and under 2.5 goals combined looks a decent punt at 3/1 with B365.

Peter Crouch is the main threat for Stoke as he has scored four league goals this season and he is 9/2 to be first goalscorer against a QPR defence that has tightened up in recent weeks. After a dismal start to the season, Mark Hughes has at least seen his side improve defensively and they have been a little unfortunate to not take more from their last three matches.

Djibril Cisse was on target last time out as he scored the equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Reading and he will have happy memories from playing Stoke after scoring an 89th minute winner against them in May. Cisse looks a tempting 11/2 bet to score QPR's first goal of Saturday's match as he bids to help them away from the relegation zone.

Defeat would heap the pressure on Hughes and he must hope his side keep their discipline this weekend as there have been three red cards in their last five outings. There have also been three players sent off in the last five meetings between Stoke and QPR and a red card in Saturday's match could be worth a look when the bookies price that particular market up.

Meanwhile, QPR are bidding to end a run of 18 matches without a win away from home, during which they have lost 15, but we fancy they can nick a point at the Britannia, where Stoke have drawn seven during an 11-match unbeaten run.

Stoke v QPR Form

Check the season's statistics for both Stoke and QPR, plus the odds ahead of Saturday's match.

Stoke Stats | QPR Stats

Stoke v QPR Tips

Tip #1: Draw and under 2.5 goals @ 3/1 with Bet365.
Tip #2: Djibril Cisse to score QPR's first goal @ 11/2 with Bet365.
Tip #3: Sending off in the match @ TBC with Bet365.

Stoke v QPR Betting

Match Betting

5/6 Stoke
5/2 Draw
7/2 QPR

Correct Score Odds

11/2 Stoke 1-0
7/1 Stoke 2-0
15/2 Stoke 2-1
8/1 Draw 0-0
11/2 Draw 1-1
16/1 Draw 2-2
10/1 QPR 1-0
20/1 QPR 2-0
14/1 QPR 2-1

First Goalscorer Odds

9/2 Peter Crouch
5/1 Jon Walters
11/2 Michael Owen
11/2 Kenwyne Jones
11/2 Cameron Jerome
8/1 No Goalscorer
8/1 Michael Kightly
9/1 Bobby Zamora
9/1 Djibril Cisse
9/1 Matthew Etherington
11/1 David Hoilett
12/1 Adel Taarabt

Odds supplied by Bet365.com, who offer live betting in-running for all Premier League games.

10 Latest Football Articles

Super 6 Betting Bristol City Peterborough Hartlepool and Shrewsbury all tipped to triumphSuper 6 Betting Bristol City Peterborough Hartlepool and Shrewsbury all tipped to triumph
Back Draws In The Other 2 Fixtures
27th Mar
Brazil v Chile Odds Neymar is favourite to score first at The EmiratesBrazil v Chile Odds Neymar is favourite to score first at The Emirates
Brazil Tipped To Win International Friendly Match
27th Mar
Northern Ireland v Finland Odds The match betting is tight for crucial Group F clashNorthern Ireland v Finland Odds The match betting is tight for crucial Group F clash
Kyle Lafferty Tipped To Score Last In Belfast
27th Mar
Kazakhstan v Iceland Odds Sigthorsson Can Secure Comfortable Away WinKazakhstan v Iceland Odds Sigthorsson Can Secure Comfortable Away Win
Iceland Looking To Continue Fine Euro 2016 Qualifying Form
27th Mar
Portugal v Serbia Odds Cristiano Ronaldo heads the first scorer bettingPortugal v Serbia Odds Cristiano Ronaldo heads the first scorer betting
Portugal Odds On For The Win In Group I
27th Mar
Israel v Wales Odds Under pressure Bale tipped to answer his critics with a goal in HaifaIsrael v Wales Odds Under pressure Bale tipped to answer his critics with a goal in Haifa
Wales Start Underdogs In Israel
27th Mar
League One dominates the domestic Both Teams To Score CouponLeague One dominates the domestic Both Teams To Score Coupon
Coventry, Peterborough, Notts C And Stevenage Also Feature
26th Mar
Back Bristol City Peterborough and Bury in Saturdays Bankers BetBack Bristol City Peterborough and Bury in Saturdays Bankers Bet
Tasty Treble Pays Out 8/1
26th Mar
Republic of Ireland v Poland Odds The match betting points to a draw in DublinRepublic of Ireland v Poland Odds The match betting points to a draw in Dublin
Group D Rivals Meet At The Aviva Stadium
26th Mar
Scotland v Gibraltar Odds Matt Ritchie tipped to score at Hampden ParkScotland v Gibraltar Odds Matt Ritchie tipped to score at Hampden Park
Scotland Long Odds On For Group D Encounter
26th Mar

Archive - Previous 5 Football Articles

Wigan V West Brom Odds Draw Looks Likely At DW Stadium
In Form Teams Set for Tight Premier League Encounter
9th Nov
Aston Villa V Man Utd Betting Rooney Can Fire Reds To Another Victory
United odds on for yet another win at Villa Park
8th Nov
Reading V Norwich Odds Back A Draw In The Madejski Betting
Reading still searching for first league win
8th Nov
Southampton V Swansea Odds The Swans A Decent Bet To Win At St Marys
Southampton narrow favourites in must-win match
8th Nov
Everton V Sunderland Odds A Blues Win To Nil Looks A Good Bet At Goodison Park
Everton can pile the pressure on the Black Cats
8th Nov

Headline News

Brazil tipped to win international friendly matchBrazil V Chile Odds Neymar Is Favourite To Score First At The Emirates
Brazil Tipped To Win International Friendly Match
Scotland long odds on for Group D encounterScotland V Gibraltar Odds Matt Ritchie Tipped To Score At Hampden Park
Scotland Long Odds On For Group D Encounter
Kyle Lafferty tipped to score last in BelfastNorthern Ireland V Finland Odds The Match Betting Is Tight For Crucial Group F Clash
Kyle Lafferty Tipped To Score Last In Belfast
Group D rivals meet at the Aviva StadiumRepublic Of Ireland V Poland Odds The Match Betting Points To A Draw In Dublin
Group D Rivals Meet At The Aviva Stadium
74 possibles remain for the National on 11th AprilShutthefrontdoor Heads The Grand National Betting After 13 Defect From Aintree Showpiece
74 Possibles Remain For The National On 11th April

Open for new customers only

Place an initial bet of £50 at Paddy Power and they will match this with a free bet to the same stake. Visit Paddy Power for full details.

Open Account - Free £50 Bet With Paddypower

£50 free bet with William Hill.

  • Open an account at William Hill and and use the promotion code DIRECT50.
  • Deposit funds and place your first bet
  • William Hill match your first bet with a free bet up to a maximum of £50.

Open Account - Claim £50 Free With William Hill

Claim a signup bonus offer of £200 with Bet365.

  • Bet365 match your first deposit with a 100% bonus
  • Deposit anywhere between £10 and £200 to claim this massive offer

Open Account - Claim a £200 signup offer at Bet365

Ladbrokes are one of the highest rated online bookmakers in the UK and are a superb choice for placing your bets. You can claim a free bet of up to £25 when opening a new account with Ladbrokes by clicking on one of the links on this site.

Open Account - £25 Free Bet - Ladbrokes

Betfred will give you a free £30 bet when you open a new account and have a first bet of at least £10.

  • Open a new betting account with Betfred
  • Have a bet of at least £10
  • Betfred will give you a free £30 bet

Open Account - Bet £10 Get 30 with Betfred

Get free bets totalling £50 with bookmaker Sky Bet

  • Place your first bet with a stake of just £50.
  • Skybet will give you a £50 free bet!
  • Skybet will also give you a £5 free bet every week!

Open Account - Get £50 in free bets with Sky Bet

BetVictor is offering £50 in free bets to all new clients.

  • Place a £10 single bet and get a £10 free bet
  • Place a £15 double and get a £15 free bet
  • Place a £25 treble and get a £25 free bet

Open Account - Open Account - Free £50 Bets With BetVictor

Bookmark This Page

TwitterGoogleMixxPropellerStumble UponDiggRedditYahoo
Online Casino
Online Casino Blackjack and Roulette Games

Those looking for some online casino entertainment ought to check out all the latest UK Casino Sign Up offers from the top operators including 32Red and many of the sports betting casinos.
There is excellent information, should you be interested in playing online blackjack, roulette, the best progressives or slots - Online Casino Betting with the best introductory offers

Sports Calendar - Betting Fixtures