FM Preview: Cambridge United v Luton Town 19 Nov 2011

Last updated : 18 November 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cambridge United v Luton Town fixture

Luton Town face a trip to Cambridge United at Trade Recruitment Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 11 games played, Hatters have recorded 3 wins, and Cambridge United have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 27 Sep Luton Town 0 - 1 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 15 Mar Cambridge U. 0 - 0 Luton Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 11 Sep Luton Town 2 - 0 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 12 Dec Cambridge U. 3 - 1 Luton Town Trophy
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Luton Town 2 - 2 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 26 Sep Cambridge U. 3 - 4 Luton Town (Conference) Premier
2002/2003 Tue 10 Dec Luton Town 1 - 2 Cambridge U. (Associate Members)

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

Recent respective form guides

Cambridge United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the U's, with 4 goals against.

The Hatters have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Hatters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Cambridge United are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 36 points from 19 games.

Luton Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 33 from their 19 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cambridge United 6 4 2 0 17 7 14
Luton Town 6 4 0 2 13 5 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Hatters, but one which we believe will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cambridge United Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Luton Town Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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