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Rotherham United make the trip to Kenilworth Road Stadium on Tuesday for the Championship fixture with home side Luton Town.
Our Luton Town v Rotherham United predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Luton Town enter this game after a 1-1 Championship drawn match against Middlesbrough.
In that game, Luton Town managed 62% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 2 on target. The only player to score for Luton Town was Glen Rea (19'). For their opponents, Middlesbrough got 9 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Duncan Watmore (21') scored for Middlesbrough.
Nathan Jones's Luton Town have hit the back of the net a sum total of 9 times in their preceding 6 outings. The number of goals that have been scored against them in that same time amounts to 6.
Their prior results show that Luton Town:
- are unbeaten in their previous 3 league matches at home.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
In the game prior to this, Rotherham United drew 1-1 in the Championship match with Blackburn Rovers.
In that match, Rotherham United had 42% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Rotherham United was Lewis Wing (86'). At the other end, Blackburn Rovers had 17 shots on goal with 6 on target. Adam Armstrong (17') scored for Blackburn Rovers.
For 5 of the prior six clashes featuring Rotherham United, a comparatively low number of goals have been scored between them and opposing teams. The overall average goals scored per game during that spell comes to just 1.5, with the number of goals averaged by The Millers equalling 0.33. That trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, though.
Their past results show that Rotherham United:
- are undefeated by Luton Town in away games against them for the last 2 league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 4 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head meetings stretching back to 05/04/1997 shows that Luton Town have won 2 of them & Rotherham United 3, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
A combined total of 14 goals were scored between them in this period, with 7 from The Hatters and 7 being from The Millers. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
The previous league fixture featuring the two was Championship match day 10 on 04/11/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Rotherham United 0-1 Luton Town.
In that match, Rotherham United had 57% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 5 on target.
Luton Town had 10 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. James Collins (70') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Andrew Madley.
Team News: Luton Town
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just the sole fitness concern for the Luton Town boss Nathan Jones to be concerned about from of an almost fully healthy squad. Tom Lockyer (Ankle Surgery) misses out.
Team News: Rotherham United
Owing to a completely injury-free squad to pick from, Rotherham United manager Paul Warne doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match. Matt Crooks will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Luton Town might well have a job on their hands to be putting a goal past this Rotherham United side who should score & stay on top.
Our tip is therefore for a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 victory for Rotherham United after 90 minutes.
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