Luton Town vs Sheffield Wednesday Betting Preview – 15/01/2019

Luton Town vs Sheffield Wednesday Betting Preview – 15/01/2019

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Luton Town vs Sheffield Wednesday

League One side Luton Town return to their home stadium where they will go up against Sheffield Wednesday for their Third Round Replay in the FA Cup this Tuesday. Steve Bruce was left disappointed when their League One opposition-held them to a goalless draw during their first meeting at the Hillsborough Stadium and now has to face them at their ground where they are yet to lose a single league game this season. Luton are hot on Portsmouth’s tail in League One and currently trail the league leaders by four points. The Owls have not had much success in the Championship and after 27 games sit down in 16th.

Mick Harford will have been extremely happy to have seen his side earn a replay against Sheffield, as with them returning to their home ground they are a much stronger side and certainly have the potential to secure a win on Tuesday. Bet365 have them as the favourites to win with odds of 7/5. The Hatters have been a strong side for the majority of the season, but they have had some difficulty securing wins in their recent games. Following their previous 1-1 draw with Sunderland on the weekend they have now drawn their last four games across all competitions. If you fancy the score to end a draw after 90 minutes on Tuesday then Bet635 are offering odds of 12/5.

Luton have not been slacking in front of goal this season, as over the 27 games played so far they have racked up a huge 50 goals which places them as the highest scoring side in the league. James Collins and Elliot Lee have almost provided half of their team’s entire goals this season with 21 between the pair and you can expect to see them cause Wednesday problems on Tuesday. While Collins has three goals in his last six, Lee is experiencing a dry spell and is goalless in his last ten matches. Both players have odds of 9/5 to score anytime on Tuesday with Betway.

Steve Bruce would have hoped to have secured a win in the first meeting against Luton as he will recognise the threat they possess when playing in front of their home fans. Sheffield Wednesday do not arrive at this fixture in their strongest form either as they are winless in their last four games, however, just one those games has ended in defeat which came most recently against Hull City. The Championship side arrive as underdogs for this cup clash and Betway is offering odds of 11/5 for them to secure the win. The first meeting between the sides ended 0-0 and SkyBet have a repeat result to happen priced at 9/1.

With just 32 goals scored this season, the Owls are one of the lower scoring sides in the league and with just three goals scored in their last five games, they are in need of another goalscorer. In the last five games that Sheffield have got on the scoresheet, they have scored just one goal and you can back them to score one goal against Luton for a price of 6/4. Lucas João sits as his clubs top goalscorer this season with eight goals and can be backed to score anytime with Bet365 for a price of 12/5.

Recommended Bets:

Luton Town to win at 7/5 Bet365 – BET HERE

James Collins to score anytime at 9/5 with Betway – BET HERE

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