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Bournemouth line up against visiting team Luton Town at Vitality Stadium in the Championship fixture on Saturday.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Bournemouth v Luton Town can be found here - plus the latest betting odds.
Bournemouth are hoping to win again after their last result, a 0-1 Championship triumph versus Cardiff City.
In that match, Bournemouth managed 65% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Bournemouth was Philip Billing (54'). For their opponents, Cardiff City got 6 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
Scott Parker's Bournemouth have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 8 times in their last six outings. At the other end, the number of goals that have been scored against them in that time stands at 9.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Bournemouth:
- have not beaten Luton Town in their last 4 league games.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 home league matches.
In the game prior to this, Luton Town drew 3-3 in the Championship match with Swansea City.
In that match, Luton Town had 27% possession and 16 shots at goal with 5 on target. For Luton Town, goals were scored by Luke Berry (7') and Elijah Adebayo (15', 23'). On the other side, Swansea City had 15 shots on goal with 3 on target. Jamie Paterson (63'), Olivier Ntcham (86') and Joël Piroe (92') scored for Swansea City.
Nathan Jones's Luton Town have converted a total of 7 times in the course of their latest 6 matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during that period comes to 11.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Luton Town:
- have not been beaten by Bournemouth when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 away league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head meetings going back to 09/02/2008 shows that Bournemouth have won 2 of these games and Luton Town 1, with the number of drawn results being 3.
An aggregate of 18 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 12 of them for The Cherries and 6 for The Hatters. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.
The last league encounter featuring the two was Championship match day 24 on 16/01/2021 when it ended Bournemouth 0-1 Luton Town.
In that game, Bournemouth managed 63% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
For their opponents, Luton Town got 7 shots on goal with 4 on target. Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (67') scored.
The match was refereed by David Webb.
Team News: Bournemouth
It doesn’t get much better regarding selection, with just the sole fitness concern for the Bournemouth manager Scott Parker to contend with from an otherwise complete set of players. Lewis Cook (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out.
Team News: Luton Town
With a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, the Luton Town manager Nathan Jones doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of before this match.
We’re of the opinion that Bournemouth should really get the goals that they need against Luton Town, who won’t find it easy to score.
Our tip is for a comfortable 2-0 margin for Bournemouth when all’s said and done.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Vitality Stadium (11,364)
Captain: Steve Cook
Chairman: Jeff Mostyn
Manager: Scott Parker
Competitions: Championship position 1
🔑 Star Player: Jaidon Anthony
Mostly used in the Striker position, Jaidon Anthony was born in Hackney, England. Having made a first senior appearance for Bournemouth in the 2020 - 2021 season, the goalscoring Forward has bagged 2 league goals in this Championship 2021 - 2022 season to date from a total of 8 appearances.