Luton Town vs Reading Predictions & Betting Tips

With both Luton and Reading sitting comfortably mid-table, both will be out to strengthen their position when facing off on Wednesday. Placed 13th in the table, Luton have amassed 56 points after 41 games. On 67 points, Reading is ranked in 7th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.

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

Stats and facts for Luton and Reading.

  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Luton Town’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • teamlogoLuton Town scored in the last 5 of 7 matches.
  • teamlogoReading did not win the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Reading’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • teamlogoReading scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
  • teamlogoReading conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches.

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Form Luton vs Reading

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 will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their previous 3 matches, Luton went down 2-1 in a match against Barnsley and went on to a 3-1 win against Wycombe. Their latest match served up a 1-0 win against Watford.

Reading struggling for results.

Reading will enter the match, hoping to end their disappointing run of form in the league finally. In their 3 latest outings, Reading earned a 3-1 win over Derby and a 2-0 defeat against Watford. Their latest game produced a 1-1 draw with Cardiff.

Luton has 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 of 4.50 for a home win while an away win pays out odds of 3.90.

Luton v Reading Fixture History

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

Reading usually come out on the top

The last time the two sides faced off against each other, Reading came away as 2-1 winners at home at Madejski Stadium in December 2020 in the England – Championship. The last 5 matches between Luton and Reading over 2.5 goals was a winning bet 5 times. Both teams to score paid out with the bookies 2 times in those 5 matches meetings. All in all, Reading have had a fine reading on Luton in previous seasons in the Championship with a 4-0-1 advantage going into this match.

Current standings

Placed 13th in the table, Luton have amassed 56 points after 41 games. On 67 points, Reading is ranked in 7th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.

Full Time Betting

Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Luton to win pays out at 4.50, the best price for a draw is 1.67, while an away win for Reading returns you odds 3.90. Luton won 4 of their last 10 home league games, whereas Reading lost 3 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 12% in this match. This equals odds around 8.50 while going the other way, and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.06. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 94%. Luton’s last 10 home league games averaged 2.3 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Reading, the average total goals were 1.6, 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 6%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 17.00 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.01. Luton’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.3 goals a game. 2 of Luton’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Reading’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.6 goals per game. 1 of the last 10 away matches for Reading went over 2.5 goals.

First Goal Scorer