🕗 Saturday 13th of May, 17:30 GMT
Here we have a preview of this Championship play-off semi-final game along with all the stats to help you make up your bet builders and also we have some football betting tips for the game.
On Saturday evening we see the start of the Championship play-offs as 3rd-placed Luton take on 6th-placed Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. The two sides will be hoping to take the lead going into the second leg.
This season the two sides have played once at the Stadium of Light and once at Kenilworth Road. At the Stadium of Light, the game ended in a 1-1 draw and in the reverse fixture at Kenilworth Road, the game also ended in a 1-1 draw.
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Luton will be hoping to make it into the Premier League for next season and their first challenge to overcome is against Sunderland on Saturday night.
Luton finished third in the league and ended the season fourteen games unbeaten. In their last league game, Rob Edward’s side picked up a point after a goalless draw against Hull City.
Since Luton appointed Rob Edwards in November, the Hatters have made a drastic improvement. Luton have now made the play-offs in the last two years.
Sunderland finished the season in sixth place and just scraped into the playoffs on goal difference.
The Black Cats last game of the season ended in a three-nil win away against Preston North End. Tony Mowbray’s side finished the season nine games unbeaten and will be looking to carry on this run against Luton on Saturday.
Luton’s top goal scorer this season has been Carlton Morris. The Englishman has scored twenty goals in forty-four league games this season.
Sunderland’s star man has been the loanee from Manchester United, Amad Diallo. Diallo has scored a thirteen goals in the league. The Ivorian has also managed to get three assists for his side.
Having a bet on the game? Here our football betting tips.
Over 8.5 shots on target in the game?
Amad Diallo to have more than 1.5 shots on target?
Over 9.5 corners in the game?
Over 2.5 goals in the game?
Carlton Morris to score anytime?
You can get this as a 11/1 Bet Builder accumulator for these outcomes with BetUK
Fancy the game to finish in a draw for the third time this season? Bet365 are offering 2/1 for the game to finish as a draw.
If you fancy Carlton Morris and Amad Diallo to both get on the scoresheet, SkyBet have Morris and Diallo to score anytime at 13/2.
Our tip: Sunderland to win
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