Huddersfield take on Luton for a match in the Championship playoff this coming Monday at John Smith's Stadium. This is their second leg after their first meeting at Kenilworth Road on Friday finished with a 1-1 scoreline. Everything is still open as to which club will be the first to qualify for the final this year.
Luton failed to Huddersfield in their previous five meetings, though four of these ended without a winner. None of their previous six meetings offered over 2.5 goals. We could easily have a thriller coming up today.
Huddersfield are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. They claimed a steady 14 goals in their previous ten matches, for an average of 1.4 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents ten goals, or an average of one goals a game. Furthermore, they fought their way to four clean sheets in this run.
Luton travel to their next Championship match, averaging a lowly 1.1 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a disappointing total of 11 goals, while also conceding 15 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.5 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring three times.
Huddersfield vs Luton Preview
In their last three matches, Huddersfield won 2-1 and 2-0 against first Coventry then Bristol City, before drawing 1-1 against Luton. Huddersfield managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the Championship, where they also drew one and lost one. They scored 11 goals and conceded six times.
Luton have been all over in their last three matches across all tournaments. Against Fulham, they came out empty-handed in a 7-0 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 1-0 win against Reading. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw against Huddersfield. Luton won three of a possible six away matches in the Championship, as well as playing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored six while also conceding 11 times.
While it might not be a big surprise to see Luton steal a good result at John Smith's Stadium, form nevertheless looks better for Huddersfield. They get the nod on Monday.
Huddersfield vs Luton Stats
- Huddersfield have not lost 18 of the last 20 home matches
- Huddersfield have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
- Huddersfield have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
- Huddersfield have not lost the last 8 matches in a row
- Huddersfield have won 6 of the last 8 matches
- Luton have scored in 16 of the last 18 matches
- Luton have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
- Luton have conceded in 7 of the last 9 away matches
- Luton have scored in 6 of the last 8 away matches
- Luton have not won 3 of the last 4 matches
Huddersfield vs Luton Team News
At the time of writing, Huddersfield have three players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Luton on Monday.
Matthew Pearson, Ryan Schofield and Alex Vallejo are all absent from the Huddersfield squad that faces Luton at John Smith's Stadium.
Luton could have up to seven players on the injured and absent players for their match this coming Monday at John Smith's Stadium
Luton need to do without Elijah Adebayo, Fred Onyedinma, James Shea, Luke Berry, Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu, Gabriel Osho and Jed Steer, who are not fit enough to travel to John Smith's Stadium.
Huddersfield vs Luton H2H
Huddersfield and Luton had to settle for a point each in their most recent Championship match, which finished with a 1-1 scoreline. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 3.10. Huddersfield won 14% of their last Championship meetings against Luton for at total record of 1-4-2, as their next visitors won two matches. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Both teams found the back of the net four times in the past seven matches between home side Huddersfield and Luton. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.90.
Huddersfield vs Luton Betting Tips
Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Harry Toffolo, who is performing well for Huddersfield. He found the back of the net four times in his most recent Championship outings. He'll be out to add more goals against Luton.
The visitors will be looking to Harry Cornick to find the net once again, after managing two Championship goals for Luton in recent matches.
Huddersfield won seven of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, with two draw and one defeats as well. Luton claimed five wins from their last 10 away games, as they also drew one and lost four of these matches. Huddersfield managed to open the scoring no less than sevenof their previous 10 league games on home soil. The visitors from Luton performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in sixof their last 10 away games.
Both teams not to score was a winning bet three times in the last seven encounters between Huddersfield and Luton as under 2.5 goals happened one time. Huddersfield scored an average of 0.85 goals a game, with Luton averaging one goal in this run. Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Huddersfield, who scored an average of 1.4 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.1 times in those matches.