Wigan have won only one of their previous six league encounters with QPR on home soil, drawing four (L1).
QPR have gone five matches unbeaten against Wigan in league competition, keeping a clean sheet in both meetings with the Latics this season (W2 D3).
Only 16% of teams that finished in fourth place in the Championship have been promoted via the play-offs; the lowest proportion. In contrast, 28% of the sides that placed fifth have won the play-offs.
After going 11 league games unbeaten on home soil between December and April (W7 D4), Wigan have lost two of their last three there (W1).
The R’s have gone eight games without keeping a clean sheet, conceding twice in four of those matches.
Charlie Austin has scored in three successive appearances for QPR. He is the club’s top scorer this season with 17 league goals in 31 matches.
Indeed, only David Nugent (12) and Lewis Grabban (9) have scored more winning goals this season in the Championship than Austin (8).
Wigan have dropped a league-low six points from leading positions in 2013/14. However, all of those points were squandered in home matches.
No Championship side has conceded more goals from corners this season than Queens Park Rangers (11).
No player has created more chances for Wigan this season than Jordi Gomez (52).
Both QPR and Wigan won just nine points in matches against the fellow Championship top six sides this season; no team in the top six won fewer.
Only Brighton and Derby (20) have scored more goals in the final 15 minutes of matches this season than Wigan (19).
The Super Hoops have scored eight times in the 90th minute this term; a league-high.