Luton vs Sunderland – Prediction, and Match Preview
Luton vs Sunderland – After losing their previous game to Sunderland 2-1 in the Championship Playoffs, Luton Town will be looking to get back on the winning track here.
In that game, Luton Town had 41% of the possession and 5 of their 11 shots on goal were successful. Elijah Adebayo was the lone scorer for Luton Town (11′).
Four of Sunderland’s 13 goal efforts found the back of the net. Sunderland scored goals through Amad Diallo (39′) and Trai Hume (63′). Over their last six games, Luton Town under Rob Edwards have managed to score seven goals.
On the other end, they have given up five goals in the same period. The numbers speak for themselves; Sunderland has allowed goals in 5 of its last 6 games, and opponents have scored 6 goals altogether.
Sunderland’s defensive vulnerabilities have been made apparent. Whether or whether that trend will be continued in this game will be an interesting question to answer.
Luton vs Sunderland – Betting Analysis
Looking at their previous head-to-head matches dating back to August 28, 2007, there is no clear winner between the two teams, with Luton Town winning one and Sunderland winning one and four of those games ending in draws.
Over the course of those games, they combined to score 14 goals, with 8 for The Hatters and 6 for The Black Cats. This results in an average of 2.33 goals scored per game.
Rob Edwards, the manager of Luton Town, will be relieved that there are no fitness issues before this game owing to a completely injury-free team that is available for selection.
Tony Mowbray, the manager of Sunderland, must deal with a number of unavailable players. Aji Alese (thigh issues), Daniel Ballard (hamstring injury), Jewison Bennette (sprain), Elliot Embleton (torn ankle ligament), Ross Stewart (Achilles tendon surgery), Corry Evans (cruciate ligament injury), and Jewison Bennette (sprain) will all be out of this game.
We believe Sunderland will need to play well as a unit to score against this Luton Town outfit, who we believe should score a goal and win the game.
What are the top odds for this match?
Checking the latest betting odds for this match in the WDW market, a win for Luton Town can be had for 2.08, going for a draw is 3.4 and selecting the winning team to be Sunderland can be had at 3.75. Those are the best of the bets that can be secured at the moment.
Luton vs Sunderland – Head -to- Head
Our Prediction: Under 3.5 Goals