Luton Town vs Huddersfield Town : 05/13/22 08:45 PM
Tip Luton Town – Huddersfield Town
The regular Championship campaign is over and the last bit is to find the one team that joins Fulham and Bournemouth in the Premier League. The pairings for the playoffs are all set; Luton Town playing host to Huddersfield Town in the first leg of the first semi final. Luton beat Reading 1-0 in their last league game to secure sixth spot, even though seventh placed Middlesbrough had lost. Among the teams that finished in the top six, Luton go into the playoffs as the side that conceded the most goals in the regular season. However, they come into this game with three clean sheets in the last five matches, though badly stained by a 7-0 loss to Championship winners Fulham in their second-last game. Apart from that heavy loss, the rest of their last seven matches produced under 2.5 goals. At home, Luton are unbeaten in the last five matches, winning three but haven’t managed more than a goal in the last three home games. In recent times, meetings between these two sides have been cagey; three of the last five have ended in draws, and each side has one win in that run. Luton have no win in the last four meetings and haven’t scored in the last two.
Huddersfield are unbeaten in four straight matches against Luton, and they go into this game with one of the best runs in the final stages of the regular season. They are unbeaten in seven matches, and head into this one with four straight wins. Huddersfield have six wins in those seven matches and in each of their last six matches, they’ve scored two goals. In their last five matches, Huddersfield have been more devastating in the first 45 minutes. Seven of their 10 goals in the last five matches have come in the opening half. Their scoring form is one of the main attributes that saw them get to the playoffs, having finished third. They managed 64 goals, making them the fourth best side in terms of goals scored. Away from home, they have three straight wins, which will build their confidence going into this game.
Key points Luton Town – Huddersfield Town
Huddersfield have three straight away wins.
Six of Luton’s last seven matches have produced under 2.5 goals.
Luton haven’t scored more than a goal in the last five matches.
Huddersfield have scored two goals in each of their last six matches.
Huddersfield are unbeaten in seven matches.
ConclusionLUTON TOWN – HUDDERSFIELD TOWN
Huddersfield had a very strong finish to the season; in the final five matches of the regular campaign, no team had a better run than them. This is what they take to this game and they’ve been backed up by a fine scoring run. Luton struggled defensively in the season and will definitely find it tough against a side they last beat two years ago. In Huddersfield’s scoring run, we are backing them to win this.