Sunderland vs Luton – After losing to Sheffield United by a score of 1-2 in the Championship the previous time around, Sunderland will be hoping for a better outcome today.
In that encounter, Sunderland had 55% of the possession and 3 of their 7 shots on goal were successful. Édouard Michut was the lone scorer for Sunderland (30′).
Sheffield United had 11 efforts at goal at the other end, with 4 of them being successful. For Sheffield United, goals were made by Tommy Doyle (61′) and James McAtee (45′).
Sunderland has scored in each of their last six games, a streak of six straight games with at least one goal. During that time, they have accrued 6 and given up a total of 12.
According to the form chart going into this game, Sunderland has won their last 8 league games against Luton Town without suffering a loss. A protracted winning streak.
In their previous three league meetings against Luton Town, they failed to win, and their last three league games at home ended in losses.
Luton Town enters this match off a 1-0 Championship victory over Bristol City in their previous contest. Luton Town had 51% of the game’s control and 15 shots, 6 of which were on goal.
Carlton Morris (4′) was the lone performer for Luton Town to register a goal. Bristol City, on the other hand, had 6 attempts total, with 3 of those being on goal.
A relatively small number of goals have been scored between Luton Town and the opposition in five of their last six games. During that time, just 1.5 goals were tallied on average per game overall, with The Hatters scoring an average of 1.
However, it’s possible that this trend won’t persist into the game. Luton Town had not lost any of their previous seven away league games coming into this encounter.
Sunderland vs Luton – Betting Analysis
A review of their previous encounters, which date back to December 9, 2006, reveals that Sunderland has won two of them and Luton Town has won one, with the total number of draws being three.
During those matchups, the two teams scored a total of 17 goals between them, with 10 goals each for The Black Cats and The Hatters. That equals 2.83 goals per game on average.
The result of their most recent division matchup, which took place on Championship Match Day 18 on October 29, 2022, was Luton Town 1, Sunderland 1.
Luton Town had 42% of the control that day and 3 of their 16 shots on goal were successful. Carlton Morris (45′) was their lone scorer.
Four of Sunderland’s 16 goal efforts found the back of the net. Elliot Embleton scored in the 78th minute. James Linington served as the official.
For Sunderland manager Tony Mowbray, there will be no playing time for Ross Stewart (Achilles tendon operation), Elliot Embleton (torn ankle ligament), and Corry Evans (cruciate ligament injury).
Anthony Patterson, Trai Hume, Daniel Ballard, Danny Batth, Luke O’Nien, Dan Neil, Abdoullah Ba, Edouard Michut, Patrick Roberts, Jack Clarke, and Joe Gelhardt appear to be the likely starters for The Black Cats in a 4-2-3-1 configuration for this match.
Rob Edwards, the manager of Luton Town, has no concerns about his team’s physical condition going into this match because they are all completely healthy and prepared.
Ethan Horvath, Gabriel Osho, Tom Lockyer, Amarii Bell, Cody Drameh, Marvelous Nakamba, Allan Campbell, Alfie Doughty, Fred Onyedinma, Carlton Morris, and Elijah Adebayo are the players we believe The Hatters will use most frequently in a 3-4-1-2 configuration. We think it might be difficult for both Sunderland and Luton Town to score here.
What are the best odds for the game?
Regarding the current betting odds in the WDW market, a victory for Sunderland is best priced at 2.74, backing the game finishing all-square is 3.32 and betting on a victory for Luton Town gets you 2.73. They are the top market prices offered at present.