Sky Sports pundit predicts Bristol City vs Queens Park Rangers

David Prutton of Sheffield Wednesday celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Burnley at Hillsborough Stadium on August 10, 2013 in...

Bristol City play host to Queens Park Rangers in the Championship tomorrow.

David Prutton of Sheffield Wednesday celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Burnley at Hillsborough Stadium on August 10, 2013 in...

Sky Sports pundit David Prutton predicted the outcome of tomorrow's Championship clash between Bristol City and Queens Park Rangers, when writing his regular prediction column for Sky Sports.

The hosts head into the game on the back of a troublesome run of form that has seen them lose three and draw one of their last four league outings, and they currently sit in fifth position in the Championship table, five points adrift of the automatic promotion spots.

Lee Johnson the manager of Bristol City during the pre season match between Bristol City and FC Twente at Ashton Gate on July 28, 2017 in Bristol, England.

The visitors, meanwhile, have won two out of their last three league games, and sit in a lowly 16th position in the table, a distant 13 points adrift of the top six, with promotion to the Premier League now looking like a mere fantasy.

Tomorrow's game is a vitally important one for both sides, for obvious reasons, and Prutton explained why he envisages a tight encounter at Ashton Gate, when writing his regular prediction column for Sky Sports:

David Prutton of Coventry City in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Coventry City and Bradford City at Sixfields Stadium on April 1, 2014 in Northampton, England.

"Bristol City have to concentrate on the league again now their fantastic Carabao Cup run has come to an end. Once again they put in an excellent shift against Manchester City in midweek, but now it's back to the reality of the Championship. Ian Holloway's side will have a go as they always do, but I fancy the Robins to get back to winning ways against QPR, although it won't be easy."

Prediction: Bristol City 1-0 QPR

Lee Johnson's men can move level on points with third placed Cardiff City with a win tomorrow, whilst Ian Holloway's side can jump up to 14th in the table with all three points at Ashton Gate.

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