Last Updated at 4:18 pm, April 17th 2012
FULL TIME: Mark Hughes' side have it all to do if they want to remain in the Premeir League. They remain on 31 points, but now have only four games remaining. The winning goal came in the first half as Graham Dorrans' long-range piledriver flew past Paddy Kenny and that proved to be the winner for Albion who moved onto 42 points.
SUBSTITUTION: Paul Scharner replaces Jerome Thomas as Albion look to pack up the midfield.
SUBSTITUTION: Armand Traore replaces Taye Taiwo and he last played in the 3-2 win at home to Liverpool.
SUBSTITUTION: Heidar Helguson - QPR's leading scorer this season with eight goals, replaces a disappointed Adel Taarabt.
SUBSTITUTION: Keith Andrews makes his 300th appearance as he comes on for goalscorer Graham Dorrans.
YELLOW CARD: Graham Dorrans is booked for a sliding tackle on Shaun Wright-Phillips.
YELLOW CARD: Liam Ridgewell is booked for time wasting and Mark Hughes is furious on the touchline.
SUBSTITUTION: Marc-Antoine Fortune is replaced by the dangerous Shane Long for West Brom and second later Joey Barton lifts his strike over the crossbar.
YELLOW CARD: Samba Diakite was booked for an earlier challenge on Marc-Antoine Fortune.
SUBSTITUTION: Shaun Wright-Phillips replaces Shaun Derry for QPR.
YELLOW CARD: Youssouf Mulumbu hacks Nedum Onuoha to the ground and is correctly booked.
West Brom are now 1/3 to claim victory with SKY BET, while the draw is 3/1 and a QPR away win is a 10/1 shot. My pre-match prediction of 1-1, which was 6/1 is now 4/1. Head now to www.skybet.com to place your bets.
HALF TIME: West Brom lead 1-0 at the break. Scotland international Graham Dorrans scored the opening goal with a cracking 30-yard drive after 22 minutes, which found its way past Paddy Kenny. Bobby Zamora had two excellent opportunites for QPR, but Ben Foster denied him on both occasions.
GOAL: West Brom 1 (Graham Dorrans 22) QPR 0.
Meanwhile, Brian emails me to say: "I hope the Baggies can do the Villa big favour this afternoon. Boing Boing!"
Pearcy is first to write on via Twitter and he says: "Tarrabt should stay, this years underperformance has made him grow as a player and seen what it's like in the top flight. Hoops 3-0." Confident call Pearcy!
West Brom are 11/10 to claim victory with SKY BET, while the draw is 5/2 and a QPR away win is a 23/10 shot. The Baggies' Peter Odemwingie is 5/1 to score first and Marc-Antoine Fortune is 6/1 while Jerome Thomas and Graham Dorrans are priced at 12/1. Chris Brunt is 20/1 to bag a brace. Rangers' Bobby Zamora is favourite to bag the first goal for the visitors at 15/2 while Jamie Mackie is 11/1. Adel Taarabt is a good bet at 8/1 while Joey Barton is 6/1 to score in 90 minutes. I'm going for a pre-match prediction of 1-1, which is 6/1. Head now to www.skybet.com to place your bets.
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