Luton Town vs Barnsley Betting Tips & Prediction

Luton and Barnsley look well-positioned in mid-table before squaring up against each other on Monday. As such, both sides will be looking to add to their points tally without too much risk. Luton lies 13th in the table with 50 points from 38 matches. 15 points ahead following the first 39 matches Barnsley find themselves in 5th place.

Surprisingly a position at the fun end of the table is at stake when Luton clash with Barnsley. Both have been faring better than most were expecting this season.

Stats and facts for Luton and Barnsley.

  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Luton Town’s last 6 of 8 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Luton Town’s last 4 matches in the row.
  • teamlogoBarnsley has won the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoBarnsley unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoBarnsley has won in the last 5 of 6 matches when playing away;
  • teamlogoBarnsley scored in the last 12 of 14 matches.


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Form Luton vs Barnsley

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Luton continue to collect points.

Luton were halted in their steps last week with a defeat in the league, though form has otherwise been good lately. In their 3 latest outings Luton got a 2-0 win against Coventry and went on to a 1-0 win against Preston. Their latest game produced a 2-0 defeat against Derby.

Barnsley hope to boost points tally.

Results have been on par, so to speak, for Barnsley in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their 3 latest outings Barnsley got a 3-1 win against Wycombe and went on to a 2-1 defeat against Sheffield Wednesday. Their latest game produced a 1-1 draw with Reading.

In a match between two sides performing almost identical in recent weeks, we still favor Barnsley to first make a breakthrough.

Luton v Barnsley Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

The last time the pair played each other Luton came away as 1-0 winners back in September 2020 in a match in the Championship. The last 5 matches between Luton and Barnsley have largely been very equal encounters. All in all, Luton have had a fine reading on Barnsley in previous seasons in the Championship with a 3-1-1 advantage going into this match.

Current standings

Luton lie 13th in the table on 50 points after 38 games. 15 points ahead after 39 games, Barnsley find themselves in 5th place.

Full Time Betting

Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Luton to win pays out at 3.40, the best prize for a draw is 3.25, while an away win for Barnsley returns you odds 2.20. Luton won 4 of their last 10 home league games whereas Barnsley lost 3 of their last 10 away league games.


Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.87. The last 10 home league games for Luton averaged 2.2 goals per game with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Barnsley the average total goals were 2.3 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 45%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.20 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.70. Luton’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.2 goals a game. 2 of Luton’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Barnsley’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.3 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Barnsley went over 2.5 goals.

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