Manchester City vs Luton Town: Betting Tips, H2H, Predicted lineup and Match Preview

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On Saturday, April 13, 2024, Manchester City will host Luton Town at the Etihad Stadium for Round 33 of the Premier League, with kick-off scheduled for 14:00 UTC.

Manchester City Form

In their recent six matches, Manchester City have shown a strong performance, winning three games and drawing three. Their latest victory was against Crystal Palace, where they secured a crucial three points in the title race. Despite conceding an early goal to Jean-Philippe Mateta, Kevin De Bruyne's impressive strike equalized the score. De Bruyne netted another goal, followed by Rico Lewis and Erling Haaland, sealing a 4-2 win. Palace managed a late consolation goal through Odsonne Edouard.

Prior to this, City dominated with a 4-1 win over Aston Villa, with Phil Foden shining with a hat-trick. This victory came after being held to a goalless draw against Arsenal, despite dominating possession and attempts.

Their FA Cup journey progressed with a straightforward 2-0 win against Newcastle, courtesy of Bernardo Silva's first-half brace. Their run also included a 1-1 draw against Liverpool, where they led through John Stones but conceded from a penalty converted by Alexis Mac Allister.

In the Champions League quarter-finals against Real Madrid, City settled for a 3-3 draw. Bernardo Silva, Phil Foden, and Josko Gvardiol scored impressive goals from outside the penalty area, while Real Madrid responded through Eduardo Camavinga, Rodrygo, and Fede Valverde.

Luton Town Form

In their past five matches, Luton's performance has been mixed, with one win, one draw, and three losses. Their recent victory came against Bournemouth, ending a prolonged winless streak. Despite initially trailing to Marcus Tavernier's goal, Luton rallied back with Jordan Clark and Carlton Morris securing a 2-1 win.

Their streak began with a dramatic 4-3 defeat to Bournemouth, where Luton squandered a 3-0 halftime lead, conceding four goals in the second half, including a brace from Antoine Semenyo.

A draw against Nottingham Forest saw Luke Berry's late equalizer canceling out Chris Wood's opener. However, they suffered narrow defeats to Tottenham and Arsenal, conceding early leads and failing to recover despite a promising start against both opponents.

Head to Head

Manchester City vs Luton Town: Betting Tips, H2H, Predicted lineup and Match Preview
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These teams have only met twice before, both encounters occurring earlier this season. Manchester City emerged victorious on both occasions, although they faced a tough challenge in securing their Premier League win at Kenilworth Road.

Last 2 Games

  • Luton 2-6 Man City (02/24)
  • Luton 1-2 Man City (12/23)

Team news

Manchester City

Manchester City vs Luton Town: Betting Tips, H2H, Predicted lineup and Match Preview
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Guardiola may have to contend with the absence of three key players for their upcoming league match. Kyle Walker and Nathan Ake were absent from the squad for the game against Real Madrid and are expected to continue their spell on the sidelines. Phil Foden is also a concern after sustaining a late knock in the match against Los Blancos.

On a positive note, Kevin De Bruyne, who missed the last game due to illness, is likely to be available for the upcoming fixture against Luton. Currently, none of Manchester City's players are at risk of suspension or facing card accumulation issues.

Luton Town

Manchester City vs Luton Town: Betting Tips, H2H, Predicted lineup and Match Preview

Edwards has admirably steered through recent weeks marked by injuries and even secured a victory in the last match. However, he will once more be facing the challenge of missing several key players.

Elijah Adebayo, Tom Lockyer, Marvelous Nakamba, Chiedozie Ogbene, Albert Sambi Lokonga, and Amari’I Bell have all been sidelined for an extended period. Despite the significant personnel shortages, Luton have demonstrated commendable resilience in coping with the situation.

Predicted Lineup

Manchester City possible lineup:

Stefan Ortega (GK); Rico Lewis, John Stones, Ruben Dias (C), Josko Gvardiol; Matheus Nunes, Mateo Kovacic; Oscar Bobb, Kevin De Bruyne, Jeremy Doku; Julian Alvarez.

Luton Town possible lineup:

Thomas Kaminski (GK); Issa Kabore, Teden Mengi, Reece Burke; Daiki Hashioka, Ross Barkley, Jordan Clark, Alfie Doughty; Andros Townsend, Tahith Chong; Carlton Morris (C).


Manchester City vs Luton Town Prediction

Manchester City vs Luton Town: Betting Tips, H2H, Predicted lineup and Match Preview
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Manchester City are heavily favored to secure a comfortable victory in this match as they aim to maintain their push for yet another league title. There's a likelihood of both teams scoring, considering City's tendency to engage in open matches in recent times. Nevertheless, Luton's expectations from this fixture are likely limited to scoring a goal or two at most.

Prediction: Manchester City 4-1 Luton Town

Manchester City vs Luton Town Betting Tips & Odds:

In both prior encounters this season, both teams found the net. The FA Cup fixture witnessed a total of eight goals, while the league encounter saw three goals scored. This suggests the potential for another high-scoring game.

Betting Tips

  • Both Teams to Score – Yes: 2.11
  • Total Goals – Over 3.5: 1.72
  • Man City to Score in Both Halves – Yes: 1.44

Match Odds

  • Man City Win: 1.10
  • Draw: 11.50
  • Luton Win: 29.00