Opta Stats: Sunderland v QPR

Can Jermain Defoe prove to be the difference when Sunderland face QPR?
Will Jermain Defoe prove to be the difference when Sunderland face QPR?

Can Sunderland further distance themselves from the relegation zone when they face QPR? Opta provides the analysis.

"Charlie Austin will be missing for QPR in this game through injury. He’s netted 13 PL goals this season for the Hoops, while no other player has more than three for the club."

Sunderland are 6/42.46 to keep a clean sheet.

Sunderland have netted just six goals in their last eight Premier League home games. QPR are 7/24.4 to keep a clean sheet.

QPR have become the first team to lose their first 11 away games of a top-flight season since Liverpool in 1953/54. Sunderland are 20/211.96 to win.

Rangers have scored just six goals in their last 14 Barclays Premier League away matches. Under 2.5 goals is 4/51.78.

The Black Cats have won just two of their last 13 Premier League matches at the Stadium of Light (W2 D6 L5). A draw is priced at 13/53.6.

Charlie Austin will be missing for QPR in this game through injury. He's netted 13 PL goals this season for the Hoops, while no other player has more than three for the club. Sunderland are 6/42.46 to keep a clean sheet.

Jermain Defoe will be looking to score in three successive Premier League appearances for the first time since March 2008 (five games in a row). Defoe is 6/52.2 to score.

Defoe has already scored more Premier League goals for Sunderland (2) in three appearances as the man he replaced, Jozy Altidore, scored in 42 PL apps for the club (1). Defoe is 5/15.8 to score his first goal.

QPR have only scored the first goal in five of their 24 Premier League games this season; fewer occasions than any other side. The half-time draw is 6/52.2.

Sunderland have drawn half (12) of their Premier League games this season; three more than any other side. The draw half-time/draw full-time double result is 9/25.5.

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