FootyMAD's Luton Town match preview

Last updated : 17 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Luton Town v Derby County fixture

Derby County travel to take on Luton Town at Kenilworth Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Luton Town was back in September 1996, over five years ago, the The Hatters carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory 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:
2005/2006Mon 26 DecDerby County1 - 1Luton TownCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Luton Town have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The Hatters's have scored 14 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 15.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Rams have hit 6 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Luton Town's 48 points from 38 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Derby County are currently lying in 19th place in Coca Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 42 from their 38 matches played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Luton Town611410164
Derby County6231869

FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Kenilworth Road with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Luton Town Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Derby County Not won in previous 10 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.