FM Preview: Newport County v Luton Town 26 Nov 2011

Last updated : 25 November 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Newport County v Luton Town fixture

Luton Town face a trip to Newport County at Newport Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Hatters have recorded 6 wins, and Newport County have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Fri 18 Feb Newport Co. 1-1 Luton Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 24 Aug Luton Town 1 - 1 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
1967/1968 Sat 20 Jan Luton Town 1 - 1 Newport Co. Fourth Division
1967/1968 Sat 16 Sep Newport Co. 1 - 1 Luton Town Fourth Division
1966/1967 Mon 24 Oct Newport Co. 2 - 0 Luton Town Fourth Division
1966/1967 Sat 03 Sep Luton Town 3 - 1 Newport Co. Fourth Division
1965/1966 Wed 25 May Newport Co. 3 - 1 Luton Town Fourth Division

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

Recent respective form guides

Newport County's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Exiles have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Luton Town's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Hatters's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Newport County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 16 points from their 20 games thus far.

Luton Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 34 from their 20 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newport County 6 2 2 2 9 8 8
Luton Town 6 3 1 2 9 5 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Luton Town are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newport County Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Luton Town Undefeated in last 4 away games.

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