FootyMAD's Luton Town match preview

Last updated : 25 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Luton Town fixture

Derby County play host to Luton Town at Pride Park on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Rams have recorded 8 wins, and Luton Town have come away with 3 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Derby County was back in September 1996, over five years ago, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
1996/1997Wed 25 SepDerby County2-2Luton TownLGEC
1996/1997Tue 17 SepLuton Town1 - 0Derby CountyLGEC
1995/1996Wed 21 FebDerby County1 - 1Luton TownCHMP
1995/1996Sat 02 SepLuton Town1 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
1994/1995Sun 11 DecLuton Town0 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
1994/1995Sat 20 AugDerby County0 - 0Luton TownCHMP
1993/1994Sat 22 JanLuton Town2 - 1Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Rams's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Luton Town is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! The Hatters have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Derby County find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 24 matches. Luton Town's 34 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6231559
Luton Town62048106

FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are not exactly setting the world alight at Pride Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Luton Town in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Luton Town Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.