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Luton Town vs Manchester United predictionFebruary 18, 11:30 a.m. ET
Luton Town odds+300
Manchester United odds-122
Over\Under-167 \ +142

Luton Town vs Manchester United. Shape of the Teams

On February 18, Luton Town will play at home against Manchester United. The Red Devils did not have an easy time against this opponent in the first round, securing only a narrow 1-0 victory. 

The Hatters had an absolutely impressive run, remaining unbeaten in six consecutive matches across all competitions. However, it ended as unexpectedly as it had started. A week ago, they lost at home against Sheffield United, which are struggling at 20th position in the Premier League.

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On the other hand, Manchester United have experienced a revival recently and are on a six-match unbeaten streak across all tournaments. Moreover, Erik ten Hag’s team claimed four victories in a row and scored at least two goals in their last six outings.

In the most recent match between these two teams, Manchester snatched three points in a fiery battle against Aston Villa, with Scott McTominay scoring the decisive goal. 

Luton Town vs Manchester United Main Match Info

Luton Town vs Manchester United Prediction, Odds

Being the Premier League newcomers, Luton gradually showed signs of improvement and regularly secured points.

At their home ground, Luton managed to cause big problems for Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City with their aggressive and forward-thinking style of play. This was showcased in their recent match against Brighton, in which they secured an impressive  4-0 victory. 

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However, Luton still has a lot of gross individual errors in defense, which is greatly hindering this team in the battle for survival.

It will be a formidable challenge to achieve a positive result against Manchester, who have found form and momentum after overcoming a sluggish start to the season. 

Manchester United is still facing defensive problems, largely due to the problems in zone 14. Casemiro has not yet found his peak form and Lisandro Martínez is unavailable, possibly leading to problems in defence against Luton.

However, United’s offensive play seems to be on point, with Rasmus Højlund scoring in almost every game. This demonstrates that Ten Hag’s side excels at rapid vertical attacks with precision and efficiency. 

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Garnacho and Rashford are excellent off the dribble, while Fernandes makes dangerous penetrating passes. Therefore, United should have no problem creating dangerous chances near Luton’s back line. 

Manchester have historically been playing well against Luton, winning seven out of eight in their previous head-to-head meetings. 

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Moreover, in the previous six matches across all tournaments, the Red Devils have netted a total of 17 goals, averaging 2.83 goals per game – a stark turnaround for a team that previously struggled with offensive productivity. 

Given their current form and historical dominance, I think Erik ten Hag’s team is well-positioned to extend their successful run by securing a victory against Luton on their turf. 

Luton Town vs Manchester United Betting Tip

The Hatters lost to Sheffield United in the last fixture of the Premier League, ending their unbeaten streak.

But Rob Edwards’ team should not be underestimated – at Kenilworth Road, they’ve proven to be formidable opponents to all the giants of English soccer. They narrowly lost 1-2 to Manchester City and 3-4 to Arsenal while taking away points from Liverpool, playing a 1-1 draw. 

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That is, Luton can at least score one or two goals against the Red Devils. Moreover, Manchester United are not reliable in defence. This year, in six matches, only Wigan and a struggling West Ham failed to score against them. Even Newport managed to upset Ten Hag’s team twice. 

However, Manchester United’s offensive lineup is in excellent form. Rasmus Højlund has finally started living up to his potential, while Alexandro Garnacho has also shown great form. Moreover, emerging talent Kobbie Mainoo has been doing wonders on the pitch. 

Considering Luton’s ability to challenge top teams and Manchester United’s scoring ability but with a shaky defence, we can expect a high-scoring match. I believe that the teams will score at least three goals, with the potential for more. 

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