Sheffield Wednesday vs Luton Town Match Preview and Prediction
On Saturday afternoon (UK time), Luton Town go to Hillsborough Stadium to challenge Sheffield Wednesday at 3:00pm in a Championship fixture.
At the time of writing there is no UK TV coverage for this game. Frog The Gambler will be providing live scores throughout the match.
Read on for preview and match prediction.
The narrative of the preview explains the key stats, and describes the rationale underpinning the value. Read on for Frog's thoughts.
Betting Odds for Sheffield Wednesday vs Luton Town
William Hill go 1.91 about Sheffield Wednesday; Bet365 will give you 3.6 for the draw; Bet Victor are 4.4 about Luton Town.
For the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.23 via 888sport while the most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.67 offered by William Hill.
And here are the bets for the Both Teams To Score (BTTS) market. "Yes" is available at 2.0 with Bet365. And "No" is currently available at 1.87 with Bet Victor.
Head To Head
To start, Frog highlights that Sheffield Wednesday played Luton Town in February in a Championship match. The winners after 90 minutes were Luton Town with a final score of 1-0.
During the last decade of action, these teams have met 4 times. Sheffield Wednesday have won in 2 of them, while their opponents, Luton Town have won 1 match. The remaining 1 match resulted in a draw.
Combining their head-to-head record, there has been an average of 0.75 goals per game. Sheffield Wednesday score an average of 0.5; Luton Town score an average of 0.25.
In terms of home advantage in this match-up, whichever team has been at their home ground has won 50% of the time. The visiting side has won 25% of the matches in this head-to-head.
In 14th place in Championship with 8 points are Sheffield Wednesday.
There is a total of 37 matches played by them over the course of the last year. They have 11 wins; 11 draws; and 15 losses. To summarise, Sheffield Wednesday have a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 29%-29%-40%, in recent form.
During this recent year, they average 1.03 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.3.
Let's look at their record at home over the same time-frame. They have a win rate of 18% (3 wins) from the latest 16 home fixtures. 37% (6) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 43% (7) ending in a loss for the home team.
On average they have scored 0.69 goals when at home in this last year while they have conceded 1.38.
As far as their recent performance goes, both home and away, they have a total of 7 goals in their last ten matches. In this time they have a win rate of 30%. The total number of times that Sheffield Wednesday and whoever they've played have also scored is 2 matches in those ten. There has been 1 match with over 2.5 goals.
They are also on a run of 3 matches in a row in which they have scored.
In 12th place in Championship with 9 points is the away team, Luton Town.
There has been 37 matches played by them over the recent 12 months. They have 13 wins; 3 draws; and 21 losses. In other words, Luton Town have won 35%, drawn 8%, and lost 56% of their recent matches.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.08 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.76.
On the road in the last 12 months, they have a win rate of 25% (5 wins) in their 20 away fixtures. 5% (1) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 70% (14) ending in a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 0.8 goals when playing away in this same period while they have conceded 2.05.
Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have a total of 12 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 60%. Of those ten matches, 2 of them have seen both sides score and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 4 games over this same period.
Frog's betting tip for Sheffield Wednesday vs Luton Town
Having reviewed data that makes a case for any result in this one, Frog sees it as a match-up in which each of the sides could have moments of success. Therefore "Yes" is the selection for this fixture. If you like the pick you can get stuck in with Bet365 who are offering 2.0 for "Yes" in the BTTS market. Frog is feeling confident about this one.