QPR v Stoke City: 10 Vital Statistics

10. Stoke did the double over QPR the last time these sides met, in the 2012/13 season, having lost their previous three encounters. The Potters are 2.70 to beat Harry Redknapp’s men again.

9. There has not been a draw between these two sides in their last six head-to-heads. A Double Chance price on a QPR or a Stoke win is 1.35.

8. QPR have lost four of five games this season and have scored just one goal. Stoke are 4.10 to win without conceding.

7. Redknapp’s men have, however, lost just one of their last 10 home games — stretching back to February. QPR are 2.70 to win.

6. Stoke are unbeaten on the road this season (W1 D1) and have lost just one of their last seven trips away from the Britannia. Mark Hughes’ side are 1.45 to win/draw on the Double Chance.

Watch QPR beat Stoke 3-2 in this classic encounter from November 1975:

5. Between them, these sides have scored just three goals in eight Premier League games. A 0-0 draw at Loftus Road is priced at 7.00.

4. Charlie Austin remains QPR’s sole goalscorer this season, his winner against Sunderland adding to 20 bagged for Rangers last campaign. Austin is 5.00 to net first.

3. Despite their lowly goal record, QPR sit sixth among Premier League teams for shots per game (13.8) but thirteenth for shots on target (3.5). Rangers are 8.00 to net +2.5 goals.

2. Stoke, meanwhile, average 16.5 shots per game — bettered only by Chelsea (20) and equal with Arsenal. Hughes’ side are 4.75 to score in both halves.

1. Last season Stoke’s top scorer Peter Crouch bagged eight goals from 60 shots in the English top flight (a goal every 7.5 shots). Crouch is 3.50 to net.