Luton Town v Ipswich Town Predictions & Betting Odds – 13th August 2019

Hatters to scrape past Tractor Boys

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Luton Town v Ipswich Town Betting Tips – EFL Cup, 13th August 19.45pm

Luton Town and Ipswich Town meet in the EFL Cup on Tuesday night. These two clubs swapped places in the English Football League pyramid last season as Luton were promoted to the EFL Championship while Ipswich were relegated to EFL League One. On paper, the pair look very evenly matched, though the Hatters are the favourites with the bookies. Get ready for what will no doubt be an exciting cup tie at Kenilworth Road.

Luton Town v Ipswich Town Betting Odds*

Luton Town 7/10
Draw 16/5
Ipswich Town 4/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on August 12th, 2019 at 16:30 p.m.)
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Luton Town News and Form – Hatters to make home advantage count?

The Hatters have had a tough start to life in the Championship, with their first two fixtures being against Middlesbrough and Cardiff City, who will both be fighting for promotion to the Premier League this season.

Graeme Jones’ boys kicked off their Championship campaign with a hard-fought 3-3 home draw with Boro. Luton fell behind twice but James Collins’ goal with five minutes left rescued a point. Town were then seconds away from picking up a precious point at Cardiff last weekend, but a 96th-minute winner from debutant Isaac Vassell gave the Bluebirds all three points in South Wales.


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Luton were unstoppable at Kenilworth Road in League One last term, winning 16 and drawing seven of their 23 home league matches. The Hatters were also decent on the road, as they secured 11 league victories on their travels.

Luton’s main aim will be to stay in the second tier this season, but the supporters would be more than happy with a run in the cup. Can Jones’ men see off Ipswich at Kenilworth Road on Tuesday evening?

Luton Town v Ipswich Town Head to Head

These two sides met in the EFL Cup two years ago, with Ipswich running out 2-0 winners at Kenilworth Road

The Tractor Boys beat Luton home and away in the 2006-07 Championship season, scoring seven and conceding none

Ipswich have won four of the last five league and cup meetings

Luton have not beaten Ipswich since April 2006 – a 1-0 league win at Kenilworth Road


Key-Facts – Luton Town v Ipswich Town

  • Luton were unbeaten at home in last season’s League One
  • Ipswich won just two away games last term
  • The Tractor Boys won away from home at Burton on the opening weekend of this campaign


Ipswich Town News and Form – Can Lambert’s side cause problems at Kenilworth Road?

Ipswich Town had a season to forget in the Championship last term. The Tractor Boys finished rock bottom of the second tier, picking up just five league wins and accumulating a mere 31 points in the process. Meanwhile, Town lost 25 of their 46 league matches (16 draws).

Paul Lambert’s troops will be eyeing up an instant return to the Championship, and Ipswich have started their League One campaign with four points from their opening two matches. The Tractor Boys began with an excellent 1-0 win at Burton Albion, with Luke Garbutt scoring the only goal of the game. Garbutt was then on the scoresheet again last Saturday, as Ipswich picked up a handy 1-1 draw with Sunderland at Portman Road.

The club from Suffolk are still licking their wounds after a disastrous league campaign last term. However, Town are one of the favourites for promotion from the third tier, with the bookies pricing them at just 5/2 to win the League Two title this season.

Ipswich may be a league lower than their opponent on Tuesday, but Lambert’s squad is full of quality and they will fancy their chances of winning and progressing through to the second round on this year’s EFL Cup.

Luton Town v Ipswich Town Tips & Odds

Luton Town 2-1 correct score at 7/1
Half time result – Luton Town at 13/10
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on August 12th, 2019 at 16:33 p.m.)

Luton Town v Ipswich Town Predictions

Luton Town win: As I mentioned, these two teams seem evenly matched, so we should be in for a tight cup tie on Tuesday. Both have bigger fish to fry when it comes to league commitments, but neither side will want to lose this one. I can see it being a close cup tie at Kenilworth Road, but I’m putting my money on a narrow home win – back Luton to win 2-1 at 7/1. Meanwhile, Luton to be winning at half time is nicely priced at 13/10.