Barnsley – Burton : Preview & Prediction
Barnsley and Burton Albion play at Oakwell Stadium in a Championship match of the 33rd round. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 31-10-2017, Barnsley won away by (2-4). At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 games. However, the last time they met at this stadium was on 29-04-2017, in a Championship match that ended in a 1-1 draw. The goals of the match were scored by G. Moncur (38 ‘) for Barnsley and L. Varney (52′) for Burton Albion. Although this is a game between 22nd and 24th overall, it is actually a game between the 21st place in home games and the 15th as a visitor.
After 6 wins, 10 draws and 15 losses, the home team is in 22nd place, having won 28 points. In the last match, they drew 1-1 with Sheffield Wednesday at home (1-1), having lost in a game against Queens Park Rangers (1-0) in the previous game. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it achieves practically the same points at home and away, having won 15 points in its stadium, with 14 goals scored and 21 conceded, against 13 points away, where it scored 16 goals and has suffered 24. In the last 10 home games for the championship, Barnsley have recorded 1 win, 4 draws and 5 losses, having won 7 points out of 30.
In this competition, you have not won any of the last 8 games in your stadium. In 31 games in the competition, never managed to turn the score in the 18 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 16 home games in this competition there are 1 highlights: he scored 5 of his 14 goals in minutes (0’-15 ‘).
Barnsley comes to this game with a 1-1 draw against Sheffield Wednesday, adding to their sixth straight game without winning in several competitions. It is worth mentioning that the local team continues in the relegation zone with 28 points won. In this match against Burton, new coach José Morais should keep the team in 4-4-2 with a strong offensive propensity, seeking to recover the points lost in recent games. It is worth mentioning that offensive Tom Bradshaw is the great highlight of the team with 6 goals scored. It is important to highlight that the local team demonstrates several failures in the defensive stops, air play and the transition-defensive. For this game the coach can count on all his players.
Review of Burton Albion
The visiting team is currently in 24th place with 26 points, after 6 wins, 8 draws and 18 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied for Ipswich Town (0-0). In the last match, they drew at home to Nottingham Forest by (0-0). Curiously, this is a team that has achieved better results than at home, having won 17 points as a visitor and only 9 in their stadium. In the last 10 away games the Burton Albion has recorded 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses, having won 14 points out of 30. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 8 of his 16 matches. In their away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 7 of their last 16 games by the competition finished with Less than 1.5 goals. This is a team that scores a few times first and they only managed to open the scoring in 7 of their last 32 games in the Championship, of those 7 reached the break in advantage in 4 and won in the late 90 ‘in 5. In 32 games in this competition , only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 19 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods highlighted in the last 16 matches played as a visitor to this competition: scored 4 of his 11 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Burton Albion continues to have a lot of difficulties in this championship and in the last game drew 0-0 against Nottingham Forest. It is worth mentioning that the visitors have not won for six consecutive games in this competition. In the home team, coach Nigel Clough should make a 4-3-3 lineup against the defensive line and the counterattacks. In some moments of the game the team must play direct to Darren Bent. However, the great highlight of this team is the right offensive Lloyd Dyer with 5 goals in the championship. The most obvious player on the wing.
Barnsley – Burton : Betting Tips
Barnsley – Win Odds: 1.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70