FM Preview: Luton Town v Darlington 01 Feb 2011

Last updated : 31 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Luton Town v Darlington fixture

Luton Town are ready to welcome Darlington to Kenilworth Road on Tuesday evening, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The The Hatters have claimed victory from 4 of the previous 5 games.

The previous match played between the two at Kenilworth Road was within the last three years, in October 2008, with Darlington inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Hatters in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 21 SepDarlington2 - 2Luton TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 17 JanDarlington5 - 1Luton TownLGE2
2008/2009Sat 11 OctLuton Town1-2DarlingtonLGE2
2001/2002Sat 26 JanDarlington3 - 2Luton TownLGE2
2001/2002Fri 05 OctLuton Town5 - 2DarlingtonLGE2
2000/2001Tue 19 DecLuton Town2 - 0DarlingtonFAC
2000/2001Sat 09 DecDarlington0 - 0Luton TownFAC

Recent respective form guides

Luton Town are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, The Hatters have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.

Darlington have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Quakers, and 5 goals against.

Luton Town are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 54 points from 27 games. Darlington see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 36 points from their 26 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Luton Town may be coming up against a decent side in Darlington, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Hatters. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Luton Town Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
Darlington Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.