West Bromwich Albion vs Luton Town
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 1 February 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: The Hawthorns (West Bromwich).
West Brom are quite easily the best team in the Championship along with Leeds, and they are at home this weekend. On top of that, they are taking on the dead-last placed Luton, who also happen to be a new entrant into this competition. By all means West Brom are the favorites.
West Brom vs Luton Head-to-head (h2h)
- West Brom won the reverse fixture 1-2, on the road.
- Brom are on a three-match winning run against this opponent.
- In the 21st century, West Brom hold a 100% unbeaten record against this rival.
- At this venue, Luton hold a 100% losing record in the past two decades.
West Brom vs Luton Match Preview
West Brom were defeated on the road the last match-day by Cardiff. The scoreline was 2-1, and the loss pushed Brom down to the second spot from the top of the table.
Meanwhile, Luton won at home against Derby in a high-scoring game the prior game week. The scorecard read 3-2 at the end of the game, and the victory helped the former to put an end to their five-match losing run.
Going on, West Brom were unbeaten in 25 of their last 29 overall fixtures, and they remained invincible in 18 of their previous 21 appearances in front of the home crowd. Keep note that the team had scored twice or more in eight of their last twelve games at this venue.
On the other hand, Luton were on a nine-match winless run, and five-game losing run before they recorded the win against Derby. The former also had lost eight of their previous nine overall fixtures.
West Brom vs Luton Prediction
As things stand, West Brom are easily the favorites to record a massive win this weekend. They are in contention to finish in the top-two, and get promoted at the end of the season. Meanwhile, Luton are placed dead-last in the table, and are frontrunners to get relegated.
It also requires mentioning that Luton had just got promoted to this division this last summer. This season, they have been the worst team in the competition by a whole mile.
The team has conceded the most number of goals overall, conceded the most on the road, are on an eleven-match losing run away from home, and have conceded a total of 35 goals from these seven games.
In addition, they hold a 100% winless record against this opponent in the 21st century, and a 100% losing record at this venue in the same period as well.
Taking into account these observations, out initial inference is further strengthened that West Brom are about to deliver a massive win.
West Brom vs Luton Betting Tips
Half Time/ Full Time: West Brom/ West Brom @ 2.00 (1/1)
West Brom -0.5, -1 Asian Handicap @ 1.40 (2/5).