"Harry is shrewd when it comes to dealing in the transfer market and he has an amazing instinct for these things," Sky Sports quotes Bond as saying. "He can almost sniff out a player and I hope he's proved right again.
"Maiga for whatever reason wasn't doing himself justice at West Ham, but both Harry and I had seen him play and Harry felt he had a little more to offer than he has shown.
"What you know you will get from Kevin Doyle is a stint, he will chase lost causes and we need that energy. Hopefully that goal will do him the world of good."
The draw at Loftus Road leaves the R's three points clear of Burnley in second place.