FM Preview: Luton Town v Gateshead 22 Jan 2011

Last updated : 21 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Luton Town v Gateshead fixture

Luton Town prepare to entertain Gateshead at Kenilworth Road on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The The Hatters won the only previous game contested between the two.

The only previous meeting between Luton Town and Gateshead at was just last season, in August 2009, the The Hatters carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 25 SepGateshead1 - 0Luton TownCONF
2009/2010Sat 23 JanGateshead0 - 1Luton TownCONF
2009/2010Sat 15 AugLuton Town2-1GatesheadCONF
1920/1921Sat 29 JanSth. Shields0 - 4Luton TownFAC

Recent respective form guides

Luton Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, The Hatters have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 4.

Gateshead have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Tynesiders have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Luton Town are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 50 points from 25 games. Gateshead find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 24 matches.

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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 Gateshead, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Hatters. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Luton Town Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Gateshead Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.