Luton vs Reading – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 31, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 31, 2022

The Championship clash at Kenilworth Road on Tuesday sees home team Luton battling it out for three points with Reading.

Luton vs Reading Stats

  • Luton have scored in 19 of the last 21 home matches
  • Luton have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
  • In 5 of the last 6 home matches Luton played, both teams scored
  • Luton have not won 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Luton have scored in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Reading have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Reading have lost 5 of the last 7 away matches
  • Reading have scored in 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Reading have not won 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Reading have lost 3 of the last 4 matches

Luton vs Reading Lineups

Luton vs Reading Preview

In the last three outings, Luton beat Norwich by 0-1 and lost 4-0 against Watford, before drawing 1-1 with Sunderland. In their last six Championship home matches, Luton have two wins, while they’ve drawn three and lost one. They scored 12 and conceded nine goals. Luton have played five draws at Kenilworth Road so far this season in the Championship this season. No team have drawn as many matches on home soil.

It is all or nothing with Reading following one win in their previous three outings. They first went down 3-2 in an encounter with Swansea to which, they replied by beating Bristol City2-0. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side, when they lost 2-1 against Burnley. Reading, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn zero and lost four in their last six away in the Championship.

Luton vs Reading H2H

Luton go into their encounter with fond memories, as they won 2-0 and 1-0 the last two times they played Reading. Neither side have been the dominant force in recent meetings between Luton and Reading, as Reading won four of the last ten Matches, while Luton won five matches of these ten encounters. The bookies have Reading to win this match at best price odds of 4.20.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Luton claimed all three points two times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing five along the way. They endured defeat in three of the games in this run. Reading won three of their last 10 games away while drawing zero and losing seven in this series of matches. Luton have not exactly been great at shutting out their visitors at Kenilworth Road. In their previous 10 league matches at home, they claimed just one win, while also holding on to a clean sheet.

Both Teams to Score

Luton won the last two meetings against Reading, as they followed up a 2-0 win by beating their upcoming opponent by a 1-0 score. Both teams to score only came out two times in the previous eight games between Reading and Luton. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 1.83 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals happened five times in the past eight encounters between Luton and Reading, with Luton scoring 0.89 goals on average per game. Reading averaged 1.88 goals, while both teams scored two times. Luton witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.5 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of the last ten matches Reading played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.3 goals in these matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.