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The Championship meeting at Kenilworth Road Stadium on Saturday sees home side Luton Town play Cardiff City.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Luton Town v Cardiff City - along with the latest match odds.
Luton Town enter this game after a 0-0 Championship tied result against Nottingham Forest.
In that game, Luton Town had 48% possession and 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. For their opponents, Nottingham Forest got 8 shots on goal with 0 of them on target.
An interesting feature of recent Luton Town games is the number of nil scores.
Taking their prior six matches leading up to this one, in as many as 5 of them a wager on BTTS would have been a loser.
Heading into this fixture, Luton Town haven't won against Cardiff City in their last 7 matches in the league.
Since being beaten in their last game against Hull City in Championship competition, Cardiff City and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, Cardiff City managed 62% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. At the other end, Hull City had 6 attempts on goal with 1 on target. Keane Lewis-Potter (15') was the scorer for Hull City.
The stats tell the story, and Cardiff City have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 9 goals in all. At the back, Cardiff City have seen their frailties exposed. Previous results aside, we must now wait to see whether such a trend shall be replicated in this next match.
Analysis of their past results shows that Cardiff City:
- have not been beaten by Luton Town in games played away from home for the previous 4 league matches. A solid away record against them.
- have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 01/01/2007 shows that Luton Town have won 1 of these & Cardiff City 4, with the number of drawn games being 1.
A total of 13 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 4 for The Hatters and 9 created by The Bluebirds. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
The last league clash featuring these sides was Championship match day 30 on 16/02/2021 and the score finished Luton Town 0-2 Cardiff City.
On that occasion, Luton Town had 64% possession and 8 shots at goal with 3 of them on target.
On the other side, Cardiff City got 10 shots on goal with 7 on target. Harry Wilson (53') and Will Vaulks (57') scored.
The match was refereed by Tim Robinson.
Team News: Luton Town
The Luton Town manager Nathan Jones has zero fitness worries at all coming into this game thanks to a fully injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Cardiff City
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available to select from, the Cardiff City manager Steve Morison does not have any fitness worries to report coming into this match.
We’ve got the feeling that Cardiff City would be disappointed if they were not to put a goal past this Luton Town outfit, although that probably shouldn’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We are anticipating a close game with a 2-1 victory for Luton Town at the end of this one. Expecting it to be very competitive.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kenilworth Road Stadium (10,356)
Captain: Sonny Bradley
Chairman: David Wilkinson
Manager: Nathan Jones
Competitions: Championship position 11
🔑 Key Man: Harry Cornick
Usually taking up the Right Wing position, Harry Cornick was born in Poole, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Welling United in the 2013 - 2014 season, the accomplished Forward has contributed 7 league goals in the Championship 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 18 appearances.