FootyMAD's Luton Town match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th February 2007
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Stoke City and Luton Town at 15:00 on Saturday 17th February 2007 in the Championship.
Stoke City prepare to entertain Luton Town at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Potters have recorded 8 wins, and Luton Town have come away with 5 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was just last season, in August 2005, the Potters carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 19 Aug||Luton Town||2 - 2||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Luton Town||2 - 3||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||Stoke City||2-1||Luton Town||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 07 Apr||Luton Town||1 - 2||Stoke City||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 02 Dec||Stoke City||1 - 3||Luton Town||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Tue 08 Feb||Luton Town||2 - 1||Stoke City||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Sat 08 Jan||Stoke City||2 - 1||Luton Town||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Potters in those games, with 5 conceded.
The away form of Luton Town is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Hatters have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stoke City's 49 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Luton Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 31 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Potters's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Luton Town. Home Win
|Stoke City||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Luton Town||Not won in previous 13 away matches.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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