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Richard McTiernan 14 Feb 2020
  • Middlesbrough vs Luton Championship predictions and betting tips

  • The home side are strong favourites but Luton could strike first

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Championship
Middlesbrough vs Luton
15:00 – 15 Feb 2020
Odds correct at the time of writing
Middlesbrough manager Jonathan Woodgate (PA Images)

Middlesbrough vs Luton Match Prediction

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Middlesbrough vs Luton Match Info

Date: Saturday 15th February 2020
Kick-off: 3:00pm
Venue: Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough vs Luton Head-to-Head

Last Three Results:

2 August 2019- Luton 3-3 Middlesbrough – Championship
30 April 1995- Middlesbrough 2-1 Luton – Football League Division 1
15 October 1994- Luton 5-1 Middlsbrough –  Football League Division 1

Full Head-to-Head Record:

Middlesbrough wins: 9

Luton wins: 12
Draws: 7

Matches played: 28

Middlesbrough vs Luton Stats

  • Boro are unbeaten in their last nine at the Riverside
  • Luton have lost 11 successive matches on the road
  • The reverse fixture ending in a 3-3 draw with six different goalscorers

Middlesbrough vs Luton Match Preview

Middlesbrough made it three draws from their last four in a 2-2 draw at Wigan in a game that somehow saw four goals despite barely registering a chance on expected goals data.  It is six without a victory for the Teesiders who are just six points above the dropzone though they sit in 18th.

At the Riverside, Boro it has been three successive games finishing all-square and all of them score draws (two of them finishing 1-1 and the other 2-2).  It does mean that Jonathan Woodgate and his side are nine unbeaten at their own place.

Luton have won two of their last four and although the fight to stay up looks hard they seem to not be going down without a fight.  They are currently 23rd in the Championship and the gap between them and safety is seven points.

Away from Kenilworth Road, the Hatters are a mess and need to find some form if they hope to stay up having lost 11 successive matches.  Each of the 11 sides they have faced in this run have scored two or more goals against them.

The hosts are strong favourites to win this and you can see why given Luton have lost each of their last 11 on the road while the Teesiders are strong at their own place.  The biggest issues is that Middlesbrough have drawn seven times at home this season including in each of their last three.

Boro have conceded the first goal in each of their last six matches and the Hatters should be confident after beating Sheffield Wednesday in midweek so take them to net first.  James Collins got that goal in midweek and he will fancy his chances against a home team leaking goals at their own place.

Middlesbrough vs Luton Betting Tips

Luton to score first @ 2/1 with BetVictor

James Collins anytime scorer @ 13/5 with BetVictor

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    Middlesbrough vs Luton Match Info Date: Saturday 15th February 2020 Kick-off: 3:00pm Venue: Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough Middlesbrough vs Luton Head-to-Head Last Three Results: 2 August 2019- Luton 3-3 Middlesbrough – Championship 30 April 1995- Middlesbrough 2-1 Luton – Football League Division 1 15 October 1994- Luton 5-1 Middlsbrough –  Football League Division 1 Full Head-to-Head Record: Middlesbrough…