Grimsby Town will come up against Luton Town in Tuesday’s FA Cup clash.
Our tips, poll and stats for Grimsby Town v Luton Town can all be found here (inc. the best betting odds).
Grimsby Town, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 0-3 League Two success versus Crewe Alexandra.
For Grimsby Town, the goals were scored by John McAtee (3'), George Lloyd (31') and Tom Dickson-Peters (84').
Paul Hurst's Grimsby Town have hit the target a sum total of 8 times over their past 6 outings. The comparative tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same fixtures is 11.
Luton Town go into this match following a 1-0 Championship win against Stoke City in their last game.
In that match, Luton Town had 46% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer for Luton Town was Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu (6'). At the other end, Stoke City got 7 shots at goal with 1 on target.
Over the course of their last half-dozen clashes, Luton Town have bagged the sum of 10 goals. Luton Town have also not failed to score in every single one of those games. In that time, their defenders have had 6 goals go into their own net. That trend might not be carried forward into this game, though.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head meetings going back to 25/03/2014 shows that Grimsby Town have won 1 of these games and Luton Town 3, with the number of drawn results standing at 2.
A sum of 15 goals were produced between them in this period, with 6 of them for The Mariners and 9 being from The Hatters. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.5.
Team News: Grimsby Town
The Grimsby Town manager Paul Hurst has zero fitness worries to speak of before this game thanks to a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Luton Town
Thanks to a largely healthy group, there’s just the one fitness problem for the Luton Town gaffer Rob Edwards to be concerned about. James Shea (Knee Injury) won’t be in action.
We’re inclined to think that Grimsby Town will manage to breach the defence of this Luton Town side, but one goal probably shouldn’t be enough.
Our tip is for a narrow 1-2 win for Luton Town by the conclusion of the game. Let’s see what happens here.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Blundell Park (9,052)
Captain: Luke Waterfall
Chairman: Jason Stockwood
Manager: Paul Hurst
Competitions: League Two position 17
⭐ Star Man: Harry Clifton
Customarily used in the Centre Midfield position, Harry Clifton was born in Grimsby, England. Having made a first senior appearance for Grimsby Town in the 2022 - 2023 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has netted 6 league goals in the League Two 2022 - 2023 campaign so far in a total of 24 appearances.