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Luton vs Bournemouth Premier League Predictions, Tips and Odds: A must win for Hatters

17th placed Luton go head-to-head with in-form Bournemouth for a Premier League showdown on Saturday at 3pm (UK time).

Luton vs Bournemouth predictions

Luton vs Bournemouth: Predictions

Bet Prediction Bookmaker odds
BTTS? Yes 12/25 with Unibet
Correct Score Luton 1-2 Bournemouth 9/1 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Dominic Solanke 9/2 with Betfair

The stats behind our Luton vs Bournemouth predictions:

  • Both teams have scored in 10 of Luton’s last 11 games.
  • Luton are winless in their previous four Premier League home games (two of three losses were by a one-goal margin).
  • Luton have conceded the first goal in their last four Premier League home games.
  • Bournemouth are unbeaten in their last five league matches (W4 D1).

Another Premier League classic?

Bournemouth and Luton set to head-to-head once again in the Premier League less than a month after playing out  a record equalling game at Kenilworth Road.

The Hatters raced into a three goal lead thanks to strikes from Tahith Chong, Chiedozie Ogbene and Ross Barkley before the break, but Bournemouth came back and did the unthinkable in the second half. Three goals in 14 second half minutes from Dominic Solanke, Illia Zabarnyi and Antoine Semenyo saw the away side level the game before the latter completed an incredible comeback in the 83rd minute to shock the home faithful.

The Cherries became just the third team in Premier League history to win a match in which they trailed by three goals at half-time, after Manchester United (v Tottenham in September 2001) and Wolves (v Leicester in October 2003).  Including that game, they are now on another unbeaten run under Andoni Iraola.

After going seven league games without a win (D3, L4), Bournemouth are now unbeaten in each of their last five Premier League matches, beating Burnley, Luton, Everton and Crystal Palace as well as drawing with Sheffield United and will be confident of completing the double over a Luton side who are three points adrift of safety.

After a run of six matches without defeat across all competitions between Janauary and February, things have taken a turn for the worse for Rob Edwards’ men. They are now without a win in their last 10 games (D2 L8) and know if things don’t improve swiflty, then they will find themselves back in the Championship at the first time of asking.

Luton vs Bournemouth match tip

Bournemouth Win & Over 2.5 goals @ 11/5 with Betfair

Since returning to the Premier League last season, Bournemouth haven’t lost a single match against a newly promoted club, winning two and drawing two. Five of Luton’s previous six Premier League home games have seen over 2.5 goals, while there have been 48 goals scored in 15 Premier League matches played at Kenilworth Road this season (22 for Luton, 26 for their opponents).

Luton vs Bournemouth odds


*Odds correct as of 09:00 on April 2. 18+ only. BeGambleAware.

Bournemouth go into this game looking to extend their unbeaten run in the Premier League to six matches and are odds-on across the board to take home another three points against Luton. The Hatters are best price 23/10 to win their fourth home league match of the campaign and close the gap on the sides above them in the race to stay in the top-flight.

Luton vs Bournemouth team news

Luton team news

In  Out Doubtful
Chiedozie Ogbene, Gabriel Osho, Amarii Bell, Albert Sambi Lokonga, Jacob Brown, Dan Potts, Elijah Adebayo, Mads Juel Andersen, Marvelous Nakamba, Tom Lockyer

At least Ten players are missing for Luton, including leading scorer Elijah Adebayo.

Top Scorer: Elijah Adebayo (9)

Card Magnet: Issa Kaboré (7)

Assist Ace: Alfie Doughty (7)

Bournemouth team news

In  Out Doubtful
Ryan Christie, Luis Sinisterra, Marcos Senesi Chris Mepham

Bournemouth come into this weekend’s game with Ryan Christie and Marcos Senesi among their casualties, while Chris Mepham is a doubt.

Top Scorer: Dominic Solanke (16)

Card Magnet: Marco Senesi (8)

Assist Ace: Ryan Christie & Marcus Tavernier (4)

Luton vs Bournemouth head-to-head

  • 13 Mar 2024 – Bournemouth 4-3 Luton Town – Premier League
  • 15 Jan 2022 – Luton Town 3-2 Bournemouth – Championship
  • 25 Sep 2021 – Bournemouth 2-1 Luton Town – Championship
  • 16 Jan 2021 – Bournemouth 0-1 Luton Town – Championship
  • 19 Dec 2020 – Luton Town 0-0 Bournemouth – Championship

The reverse fixture saw one of the games of the Premier League season take place, with Bournemouth coming back from 3-0 down at HT to win 4-3.

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