Luton vs Peterborough prediction: Peterborough was the reigning runner-up of League One last season. Promoted to the English First Division, Peterborough is determined to stay in the league. In his opening match, The Posh will come to be Luton’s guest. Which team will get the triumph song?
- Match date: 02:00 pm on 2021/08/07
- Event: Championship
- Stage: Matchday 1st
- Location: Kenilworth Road
LUTON VS PETERBOROUGH PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Having the advantage of playing at home Kenilworth Road will be a great mental fulcrum for Luton. It will not be an easy match for rookie Peterborough.
Luton’s form in the last 5 matches: W W W D L
Luton did not have many good results last season. First place in England last season, Luton earned 17 victories after 46 matches. However, there were 18 matches Luton had to lose. Therefore with 11 more draws, the number of points that The Hatters holds is 62. That result only brings Luton 12th place on the rankings.
Looking at recent friendlies, Luton is having a bad result. Specifically, this team earned themselves 3 victories after 4 friendly matches, accounting for 60%. However, after defeating Boreham Wood 3-1, Luton experienced 2 consecutive draws and losses. Most recently, when facing Brighton, Nathan Jones and his students lost 1-3.
Peterborough’s form in the last 5 matches: W L W W L
Peterborough has had a productive season in League One 2020/21. With 46 games played, Peterborough had to receive 11 defeats. In contrast, this team has earned themselves 26 victories and 9 more draws. Thereby, the total score that Peterborough holds is 87, finishing in second place. Thanks to that, The Posh was promoted to play in the UK first division.
Looking at the last 5 friendly matches in the past time, Peterborough has not had too good results. 3 is the total number of victories Peterborough holds. However, in the remaining 2 matches Darren Ferguson and his students all had to lose. Even in the latest friendly match, Peterborough lost to Portsmouth 0-2.
Select: Luton FT.
From 1993 until now, these two teams have faced each other 17 times. Luton is getting more support from the past than the opponent with 7 wins. Meanwhile, Peterborough only had 5 times to win the opponent. Notably, 5 is also the number of times the two teams are inconclusive.
However, Peterborough dominated the opponent in the last 5 confrontations. Specifically, they defeated Luton 4 times in a row. The last time they met, Peterborough received a 0-4 defeat away from home.
Select: Luton FT.
Considering the last 5 matches alone, Luton is having quite impressive results from the attack position. The players have scored up to 14 goals. Thus, the respective scoring efficiency is up to 2.8 goals/match. On the contrary, the defense needs to improve to get better results in the next match. They have conceded 5 goals and kept 2 clean sheets.
Peterborough’s defense is performing poorly in the last 5 matches. 10 is the number of goals conceded by this team. On average, there are 2 goals conceded in each game. Meanwhile, the attack played quite well but could not make up for the mistakes that the defense caused. They own 9 goals, equivalent to 1.8 goals/game.
With Over/Under 2.25, Luton’s last 5 matches have won 4 Over times, corresponding to the rate of 80%. On the side of Peterborough, Over won 3 times in the last 5 matches they attended.
Select: Over 2.25 FT.
Luton vs Peterborough Prediction: Luton 2-1 Peterborough FT (1-1 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 1st match of Championship between Luton vs Peterborough on 2021/08/07 of the CMD368 bookie.