Preston North End v QPR on TV: stream details, what channel is the game on - and kick off time

Preston North End are set to welcome QPR in their next Championship fixture.

By James Copley
Tuesday, 23rd February 2021, 10:57 am
Alex Neil, manager of Preston North End, confronts match referee Tim Robinson following the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Nottingham Forest at Deepdale on January 2, 2021.
Alex Neil, manager of Preston North End, confronts match referee Tim Robinson following the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Nottingham Forest at Deepdale on January 2, 2021.

The Lilywhites take on the R’s in Championship action this week.

And with the game set to be shown on TV, we walk you through how you can watch it.

Preston are sitting in 14th position at the moment with 39 points from 31 games following a 4-0 loss against Cardiff City last time out.

QPR, however, occupy 13th with 39 points from their 29 fixtures after a 2-1 win against AFC Bournemouth in their last Championship fixture.

But how can you watch the clash? Here, we take you through everything you need to know…

When is Preston North End v QPR?

The match between Preston North End and QPR will take place at Deepdale on Wednesday, February 24.

Kick off is scheduled for 7:45pm.

What are the odds for Preston North End v QPR?

At the time of writing, bookmakers Paddy Power have Preston priced at 17/10 to win the clash.

A draw is 21/10 with the same outlet, whilst a QPR win is 17/10.

Paddy Power are offering a odds of 6/1 on Preston’s Ched Evans to score first, whilst Scott Sinclair priced at 7/1.

QPR’s Lyndon Dykes to score first is priced at 6/1 currently, with Charlie Austin priced at 11/2.

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What channel is Preston North End v QPR on?

The Championship match between Preston North End and QPR will be broadcast on television via Sky Sports’ Main Event, Football and Ultra HD channels.

You can add the Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Football channels for just £18 per month combined or pick up the complete sports package for just £23 per month.

Can I stream Preston North End v QPR online for free?

Unfortunately, there isn’t a free stream but Preston fans can pay to view the game.

You can watch the match with a NOW TV pass for £9.99 or for £33.99 without signing up for a contract.

NOW TV can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles.

Existing Sky Sports customers can live stream the game via the Sky Go app on a variety of devices.

NOW TV is also available via BT Sport for BT Sport subscribers.

Who is the referee for Preston North End v QPR?

Darren England will referee Preston’s clash with QPR.

Ian Hussin and James Mainwaring will assist England, with Jarred Gillett named as the fourth official.

Is there any team news ahead of Preston North End v QPR?

Preston’s Anthony Gordon and Scott Sinclair are pushing for a recall to the starting lineup, with changes likely to be made by Alex Neil.

As for QPR, the London club will be without Luke Amos and Tom Carroll for this midweek trip to Lancashire.

Chris Willock and Sam Field will be hopeful of forcing their way back into the XI.