QPR will be desperate to return to winning ways and to get their promotion push back on track.
They face a struggling Hull City side who they will be confident of getting the better of.
However, they are a side who have struggled for goals as of late having failed to find the back of the net in four of their last seven games.
Hull have also averaged just 0.81 goals per game this season.
The striker has netted 9 league goals for QPR this season and is their leading goal scorer.
He is once again expected to lead the line for the R's on Saturday.
Dykes will be confident of finding the back of the net against a side who have conceded an average of over a goal per game.
Match preview: Queens Park Rangers vs Hull City
QPR have now lost two games on the bounce following defeats against both Barnsley and Millwall.
The R's push for promotion has hit the rails over recent weeks with just one win in their last five matches.
However, Mark Warburton's side remain in a strong position as they sit 4th and four points above sixth.
Starting on Saturday, QPR have a huge week ahead with three games, ending with a trip to Ewood Park to face Blackburn.
Hull's poor run of form
Hull are now on a run of four matches without a win and have lost three of their last five matches.
On Tuesday, they were held to a goalless draw away at Sheffield United.
The point leaves them 19th in the Championship, however, they are now 12 points clear of the bottom three.
Queens Park Rangers team news
QPR have suffered a blow with Lee Wallace picking up a groin injury on Tuesday.
Rob Dickie is suspended having picked up his 10th booking of the season.
However, Sam McCallum is expected to return after spending three months sidelined.
Hull City team news
Lewie Coyle sustained an injury in Hull's draw against Sheffield United.
Coyle picked up a hamstring injury and will miss the match.
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