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Luton Town vs Wolverhampton tips: Hatters backed to win first Premier League point

Former Premier League midfielder Robbie Savage believes Luton Town have a real chance of securing their first Premier League point against Wolves.

I think Luton have had unwarranted criticism. I think they’ve done unbelievably well to get into the Premier League. 

I think it’s going to be very very tough but what a job Rob Edwards did to get them into the Premier League.

Not been a great start for Wolves but unfortunately for Rob Edwards, I don’t think they’ll win the game, but I think they’ll get their first point of the season. I’m going for a 1-1 draw. 

Robbie’s Pick: Luton 1-1 Wolverhampton

Team news

Luton Town will be searching for their first win of the season without the injured trio of Jordan Clark, Gabriel Osho and Dan Potts. Ross Barkley is a doubt and could yet feature. 

Wolves, on the other hand, will have Joseph Hodge on the sidelines. Rayan Ait-Nouri is a doubt and could also miss out. 

Key stats

- This is the first top-flight meeting since 1983/84

- Wolves are unbeaten in their last seven league games against Luton 

- Luton are looking to avoid becoming the sixth team in Premier League history to lose their first five games of the season

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Luton Town may be bottom of the Premier League ladder, though Rob Edwards’ side don’t appear a million miles away from bagging their first points. 

The newly-promoted side lost their last two games by a single-goal margin, with both defeats coming against Fulham and West Ham – two sides currently in the top half of the table. 

In Wolves, the Hatters will sense a real opportunity of getting at least a point, especially at Kenilworth Road. 

Gary O’Neil’s side are playing good, fast-paced football, though with only three points to their name from five games, it’s clear that turning opportunities into goals is becoming a serious problem. 

Match result – draw

Under 2.5 goals

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