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Championship match preview and statistics: Luton Town fight Watford

Luton Town will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 29 points behind Watford.

Insights:
  • Luton Town have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Watford have the fewest conceded goals (27) in Championship
Best bookmaker betting odds:

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

Watford are still fighting for the big positions at the top of the table.

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Luton Town form and stats

When playing at home in the Championship, Luton Town have managed 7 wins, 6 draws and suffered 6 defeats from 19 games.

Happy days for Luton in their previous game, a Championship match away at Wycombe Wanderers (placed 24th) that ended with a 3-1 victory. Preceding that match was a defeat to Barnsley (1-2).

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for Luton Town, as the Championship home game vs Reading is only four days away.

Luton has scored 23 league goals at home this season, in 19 matches. 22 goals have been conceded.

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Watford form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team, who have the fewest conceded goals (27) in Championship, on their Championship travels is 7 wins, 8 draws and 5 defeats.

Watford are travelling after their nice 2-0 home win in the Championship against Reading (placed 7th). Ahead of that match was the away draw versus Middlesbrough that ended 1-1.

The schedule is very tough for Watford now as they have to travel again shortly after this match. A Championship game at Norwich City is waiting in only three days.

The attacking power of Watford when travelling is not overwhelming with 18 goals scored from 20 league matches away. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (15 so far).

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Watford - Luton 1-0 earlier this season. Luton-Watford H2H statistics last three meetings regardless of arena: Luton Town zero wins, Watford two wins, one draw. one of these three matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

WatfordI. Sarr
I. Sarr
12 goals
WatfordJ. Junqueira de Jesus
J. Junqueira de Jesus
9 goals
Luton TownJ. Collins
J. Collins
8 goals

Luton Town missing players

Watford missing players

Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 17.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Kenilworth Road
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 41 27 9 5 65 28 20 13 6 1 34 10 21 14 3 4 31 18 37 90
2 Watford 41 24 10 7 59 27 21 17 2 2 41 12 20 7 8 5 18 15 32 82
3 Brentford 40 20 13 7 71 40 19 10 7 2 35 19 21 10 6 5 36 21 31 73
4 Swansea City 40 21 9 10 48 31 20 11 5 4 23 12 20 10 4 6 25 19 17 72
5 Barnsley 41 21 8 12 54 44 21 11 5 5 27 20 20 10 3 7 27 24 10 71
6 AFC Bournemouth 40 19 11 10 64 39 21 13 3 5 40 21 19 6 8 5 24 18 25 68
7 Reading 41 19 9 13 56 45 20 12 1 7 32 22 21 7 8 6 24 23 11 66
8 Cardiff City 41 16 11 14 57 45 21 7 5 9 34 24 20 9 6 5 23 21 12 59
9 Millwall 41 14 16 11 41 40 21 6 10 5 19 19 20 8 6 6 22 21 1 58
10 Middlesbrough 41 16 9 16 48 45 20 10 4 6 26 19 21 6 5 10 22 26 3 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 40 15 11 14 47 47 21 10 4 7 28 23 19 5 7 7 19 24 0 56
12 Stoke City 41 14 13 14 45 46 20 9 4 7 27 23 21 5 9 7 18 23 -1 55
13 Luton Town 40 15 8 17 35 46 19 7 6 6 23 22 21 8 2 11 12 24 -11 53
14 Bristol City 41 15 5 21 40 55 21 7 3 11 15 24 20 8 2 10 25 31 -15 50
15 Nottingham Forest 41 12 13 16 34 39 20 6 7 7 19 19 21 6 6 9 15 20 -5 49
16 Preston North End 41 14 6 21 41 55 21 5 5 11 16 24 20 9 1 10 25 31 -14 48
17 Blackburn Rovers 41 12 11 18 52 47 20 6 7 7 25 23 21 6 4 11 27 24 5 47
18 Birmingham City 41 11 12 18 31 50 21 6 3 12 17 32 20 5 9 6 14 18 -19 45
19 Huddersfield Town 40 11 11 18 42 60 20 8 6 6 26 19 20 3 5 12 16 41 -18 44
20 Derby County 41 11 10 20 30 46 21 6 6 9 16 21 20 5 4 11 14 25 -16 43
21 Coventry City 40 10 12 18 36 56 20 8 7 5 22 20 20 2 5 13 14 36 -20 42
22 Rotherham United 37 10 6 21 38 51 18 4 3 11 21 29 19 6 3 10 17 22 -13 36
23 Sheffield Wednesday 40 11 8 21 34 52 19 7 6 6 20 14 21 4 2 15 14 38 -18 35
24 Wycombe Wanderers 41 8 9 24 30 64 21 5 5 11 14 27 20 3 4 13 16 37 -34 33

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 41 27 9 5 65 28 20 13 6 1 34 10 21 14 3 4 31 18 37 90
2 Watford 41 24 10 7 59 27 21 17 2 2 41 12 20 7 8 5 18 15 32 82
3 Brentford 40 20 13 7 71 40 19 10 7 2 35 19 21 10 6 5 36 21 31 73
4 Swansea City 40 21 9 10 48 31 20 11 5 4 23 12 20 10 4 6 25 19 17 72
5 Barnsley 41 21 8 12 54 44 21 11 5 5 27 20 20 10 3 7 27 24 10 71
6 AFC Bournemouth 40 19 11 10 64 39 21 13 3 5 40 21 19 6 8 5 24 18 25 68
7 Reading 41 19 9 13 56 45 20 12 1 7 32 22 21 7 8 6 24 23 11 66
8 Cardiff City 41 16 11 14 57 45 21 7 5 9 34 24 20 9 6 5 23 21 12 59
9 Millwall 41 14 16 11 41 40 21 6 10 5 19 19 20 8 6 6 22 21 1 58
10 Middlesbrough 41 16 9 16 48 45 20 10 4 6 26 19 21 6 5 10 22 26 3 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 40 15 11 14 47 47 21 10 4 7 28 23 19 5 7 7 19 24 0 56
12 Stoke City 41 14 13 14 45 46 20 9 4 7 27 23 21 5 9 7 18 23 -1 55
13 Luton Town 40 15 8 17 35 46 19 7 6 6 23 22 21 8 2 11 12 24 -11 53
14 Bristol City 41 15 5 21 40 55 21 7 3 11 15 24 20 8 2 10 25 31 -15 50
15 Nottingham Forest 41 12 13 16 34 39 20 6 7 7 19 19 21 6 6 9 15 20 -5 49
16 Preston North End 41 14 6 21 41 55 21 5 5 11 16 24 20 9 1 10 25 31 -14 48
17 Blackburn Rovers 41 12 11 18 52 47 20 6 7 7 25 23 21 6 4 11 27 24 5 47
18 Birmingham City 41 11 12 18 31 50 21 6 3 12 17 32 20 5 9 6 14 18 -19 45
19 Huddersfield Town 40 11 11 18 42 60 20 8 6 6 26 19 20 3 5 12 16 41 -18 44
20 Derby County 41 11 10 20 30 46 21 6 6 9 16 21 20 5 4 11 14 25 -16 43
21 Coventry City 40 10 12 18 36 56 20 8 7 5 22 20 20 2 5 13 14 36 -20 42
22 Rotherham United 37 10 6 21 38 51 18 4 3 11 21 29 19 6 3 10 17 22 -13 36
23 Sheffield Wednesday 40 11 8 21 34 52 19 7 6 6 20 14 21 4 2 15 14 38 -18 35
24 Wycombe Wanderers 41 8 9 24 30 64 21 5 5 11 14 27 20 3 4 13 16 37 -34 33

Luton Town Watford
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
40 19 6 Played P 7 20 41
15 7 1 Won W 2 7 24
8 6 1 Drew D 5 8 10
17 6 4 Lost L 0 5 7
35 23 4 Scored S 5 18 59
46 22 9 Conceded C 3 15 27
95% 95% 83% Over 0.5 O 0.5 57% 75% 88%
65% 89% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 43% 45% 56%
30% 37% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 14% 25% 32%
10% 11% 17% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 10% 17%
2% 5% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 10% 15%
32% 53% 33% BTTS BTTS 43% 40% 39%
30% 21% 17% Clean Sheets C S 57% 40% 49%
42% 32% 67% Failed to Score F T 43% 45% 24%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.3 1.1 0.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.7 1.8 1.8
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
9.8 11.4 8.5 Shots (avg) S ( 8.6 10.8 11.1
2.7 3.7 2.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.1 3 3.5
32% 33% 24% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 30% 41%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Luton Town have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Watford have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Watford have the fewest conceded goals (15) away in Championship
  • Watford have the fewest conceded goals (27) in Championship
  • Watford have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (10) in Championship
  • Watford have the most clean sheets (20) in Championship
  • Watford is in the best form (5-1-0)

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Bookie Luton Town Draw Watford

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.