Author: Joe Kizlauskas
Last Updated: May 1, 2021
Both Luton and Middlesbrough will look to consolidate or perhaps even improve on their position in the Championship. The pair go toe-to-toe in what is currently a mid-table clash in the Championship. Luton lie 11th in the table on 60 points after 43 games. 3 points ahead after 44 games Middlesbrough find themselves in 9th place.
Luton aim to spring a surprise when clashing with Middlesbrough this coming Saturday after a series of matches without defeat.
Stats and facts for Luton and Middlesbrough.
- Luton Town unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Luton Town scored in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Luton Town’s last 2 of 4 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Luton Town’s last 2 of 4 matches.
- Middlesbrough has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away;
- Middlesbrough scored in the last 15 of 17 matches;
- Middlesbrough conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Middlesbrough conceded the last 7 matches in a row.
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Form Luton vs Middlesbrough
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Luton on a roll.
Luton look to extend their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches Luton managed to win 1-0 against Watford, followed by a 0-0 draw against Reading. Their most recent match brought a 3-2 win against Bristol City.
Middlesbrough finally end miserable run
Their current run of 7 points from a possible 18 for Middlesbrough will not be enough to get the juices flowing among supporters. In their last 3 matches Middlesbrough were hammered by Barnsley in a 2-0 defeat, followed by a 2-1 defeat against Queens P.R.. Their most recent match brought a 2-1 win against Rotherham.
Luton have put stronger performances on display in recent games and with the advantage of familiar surroundings we call a home win here. However, the bookies believe in a tight match with odds 2.70 for a home win while an away win pays out odds 2.63.
Luton v Middlesbrough Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Luton were left emptyhanded, when Middlesbrough handed them a 1-0 defeat in their last Championship encounter. The former did win the reverse match though, as they secured 3 points to their name by claiming a 1-0 win. Luton go into their upcoming match against Middlesbrough with a 1-1-1 record in recent meetings in the Championship.
Luton lie 11th in the table on 60 points after 43 games. 3 points ahead after 44 games Middlesbrough find themselves in 9th place.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. Betting on Luton will pay out at 2.70, as bookies predict Luton are in with a 37% chance of beating Middlesbrough. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.20 on offer, while an away win for Middlesbrough pays out at 2.63. Luton won 3 of their last 10 home league games whereas Middlesbrough lost 5 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 1.87 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 1.90. The last 10 home league games for Luton averaged 2 goals per game with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Middlesbrough the average total goals were 2.4 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
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 goals a game. 2 of Luton’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Middlesbrough’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.4 goals per game. 6 of the last 10 away matches for Middlesbrough went over 2.5 goals.