Wycombe Wanderers vs Luton Town preview: How to watch, kick-off time, team news, predicted lineups and ones to watch 
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Wycombe Wanderers head into this weekend's action off the back of an important 3-0 victory against fellow strugglers Rotherham United, with goals from Admiral Muskwe, Jason McCarthy and David Wheeler enough to secure back-to-back wins for the Chairboys, who moved within nine points of Championship safety. Gareth Ainsworth's side remain bottom of the table, but still mathematically have the chance to get themselves out of trouble. 

Luton Town come into this fixture facing defeat last time out, losing 2-1 against high-flying Barnsley with a Daryl Dike double sealing victory for the Tykes. Nathan Jones' side are currently 13th, but will be aiming for a top-half finish on what will be a comfortable season for the Hatters.

  • Team news

Dominic Gape will be absent with a calf injury he sustained earlier this month, as Joe Jacobson looks to keep his place at left-back despite coming off through injury during the first half at Rotherham.

As for Luton, top scorer James Collins looks likely to return to the starting eleven, taking the place of Sam Nombe who made his first Championship start on Monday. 

  • Predicted lineups

Wycombe Wanderers

Stockdale; McCarthy, Grimmer, Knight, Jacobson, Adeniran, Thompson, Muskwe, Wheeler, Onyedinma, Ikpeazu.

Luton Town

Sluga; Bree, Pearson, Naismith, Cranie, Mpanzu, Rea, Dewsbury-Hall, Cornick, Collins, LuaLua.

  • Ones to watch

Wycombe Wanderers - Joe Jacobson

The Wycombe captain has made 35 appearances this season, a crucial part of Gareth Ainsworth's team and in moments of importance, the players will look towards their captain to provide moments of inspiration and belief to get out of trouble. Jacobson also poses a threat with his set-piece ability, an element of Wycombe's game that may result in an opening on Saturday. The Welshman has also been part of a defence which has kept three consecutive clean sheets, an aspect that will prove vital in the run-in. 

Luton Town - James Collins

The Irish striker has netted eight Championship goals for the Hatters in a season which hasn't been as prolific as recent seasons, but a season which Collins has still highlighted attacking prowess. Collins will be hungry for more goals to add to his tally, and the striker would have earmarked this fixture as one he can do damage in. 

  • Previous meetings

In this season's earlier encounter between the two sides, Luton won 2-0 courtesy of goals from Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu and Elliott Lee. Wycombe's last victory against Saturday's visitors came in a dramatic 3-2 win in 2018 at Kenilworth Road with goals from Paris Cowan-Hall and Nathan Tyson (2).

  • How to watch

The game will be available to watch at 15:00 BST on Saturday on each teams’ iFollow accounts for £10 respectively. 

  • Manager quotes

In the build-up to Saturday's game, Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth said:

''Our target is six wins. Luton will be a tough game; it always is against them. Nathan Jones has done brilliantly there. But we're on a good run and the boys are full of confidence and belief."

Luton Town manager Nathan Jones said:

"There is a good healthy rivalry between the two clubs. We know it is going to be a tough game, as it always is when we play Wycombe.”

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