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Jon Wilde 03 Jan 2020
  • Bournemouth vs Luton Town predictions for their FA Cup third-round tie on Saturday

  • We are backing Bournemouth to win narrowly at the Vitality Stadium

  • Watch and bet on live streaming of this match at bet365 > Live Streaming

Bournemouth
L
L
D
L
W
FA Cup
17:31
04 Jan
v
Luton Town
L
L
D
L
L
Odds correct at the time of writing
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Bournemouth vs Luton Town Score Prediction

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Bournemouth vs Luton Town Match Info

Date: Saturday January 4 2020
Kick-off time: 5.31pm GMT
Venue: Vitality Stadium
Referee: Darren England

Bournemouth vs Luton Town Head-To-Head Record

Last 4 matches (all in League Two)

January 27 2009: Bournemouth 1-1 Luton Town
December 2 2008: Luton Town 3-3 Bournemouth

February 9 2008: Luton Town 1-4 Bournemouth
January 22 2008: Bournemouth 4-3 Luton Town

Total head-to-head matches played (all competitions): 59
Bournemouth wins: 23
Luton Town wins: 20
Draws: 16

Bournemouth vs Luton Town Stats

  • This is the second FA Cup tie between these clubs, Luton having won the first 3-1 in a replay at home in the 1969-70 first round following a 1-1 draw
  • Bournemouth are unbeaten at home to Luton in three cup ties across three different competitions
  • Luton have won only one of their last 12 away matches against Bournemouth

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Both of these clubs are in big need of an FA Cup confidence boost – and we think it will be Bournemouth who get the shot in the arm required.

The first half of 2020 threatens a relegation battle for Bournemouth and Luton, with each team struggling and having won only one of their last eight matches – indeed, make that 10 as far as Saturday’s hosts are concerned.

Bournemouth have fallen into the Premier League drop zone, producing the first real crisis since they were promoted in 2015, and although they have been badly hit by injuries, manager Eddie Howe has still been able to field line-ups seemingly capable of achieving better results than they have.

You suspect the Cherries could really use an uplifting success here ahead of a favourable run of fixtures through to the third week of February that could easily define whether they remain in the top flight for a sixth consecutive campaign.

For Luton, the situation looks more dire. They are bottom of the Championship table, have collected only one point from the last 18 available to them and it could be that manager Graeme Jones’ lack of experience as a No 1 as opposed to being an assistant is counting against the Hatters.

An FA Cup run will not be the top priority for either of these clubs, but this tie looks a good opportunity for Bournemouth to renew their self-belief and they are backed to edge through.

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Bournemouth vs Luton Town Betting Tips

Bournemouth to win and over 2.5 goals in the match @ 21/20 with bet365
Bournemouth to win by exactly 1 goal @ 3/1 with bet365

Bournemouth vs Luton Town Best Bet

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    Bournemouth vs Luton Town Match Info Date: Saturday January 4 2020 Kick-off time: 5.31pm GMT Venue: Vitality Stadium Referee: Darren England Bournemouth vs Luton Town Head-To-Head Record Last 4 matches (all in League Two) January 27 2009: Bournemouth 1-1 Luton Town December 2 2008: Luton Town 3-3 Bournemouth February 9 2008: Luton Town 1-4 Bournemouth…