QPR meet Brentford for the 67th time in all competitions this evening under the Loftus Road floodlights - and in front of live TV cameras.

For the record, the equanimity of the games is alarming.

Rangers have won 22; Bees have won 22, and there have been 23 draws.

The first time the two met was on Christmas Day 1920. Yup, they used to pull crackers and then tried to serve up one.

Rangers were gifted a 2-0 win 96 years ago, and last season on October 30 - is the Football League computer stuck around this date? Brentford won 1-0 at Griffin Park, and Rangers won 3-0 at home in March - and one of the goals was this cracker from Junior Hoilett.

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Heres a bit more you might like to know.

What TV channel is the game on?

Coverage begins on Sky Sports 1 at 7.00pm. The game kicks off at 7.45pm.

Game time: Loftus Road

Can I still get tickets?

The words 'limited availability' loomed large on the official QPR website earlier in the week, with the Platinum section of the South Africa stand sold out.

Checking here, is strongly advised.

What are the odds?

Sky Bet price a home win at 17/10; a draw is 9/4 and a Bees win is 7/4.

On the individual front Tjaronn Chery is 6/1 to while Rangers win. For the visitors, Scott Hogan to score and his side record an away win is 7/2.

Current form

Rangers have won just one of their last six home league games (D3 L2), though that victory did come in their last game at Loftus Road, against Bristol City.

Bees are winless in their last four league games (D2 L2), netting just one goal in that run.

Better: Dean Smith

What they are saying

Rangers boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink:

"I used to be a striker so I know how it is for my strikers," he said.

"In the final third we need a little bit more imagination.

"I want us to try things more and have the freedom to do something to take somebody on and I want us to play with that freedom, especially in the final third and that I think we can become better."

Brentford boss Dean Smith

"Our results haven't been that good but we will be looking to put it right in the next two games in two derbies.

"Jimmy went in at QPR at the same time as I did here so the team now has his hallmarks.

"We feel we are much better equipped this season to go to Loftus Road and be competitive," he told BBC Radio London.