Cardiff – Barnsley : Preview & Prediction
Cardiff and Barnsley play at Cardiff City Stadium in a 36th Championship match. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 21-11-2017, Cardiff City won away by (0-1). The history of recent direct clashes between these two teams indicates total balance as there has been 1 draw and 1 win for each team in the last 3 games. In this match the home factor may play an important role, since Barnsley presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Cardiff City
The Cardiff team is currently in 2nd place with 67 points, after 20 wins, 7 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, he won away to Ipswich Town by (0-1). In the last match, he won at home to Bristol City by (1-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has recorded 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 20 goals scored and 16 conceded, against 9 victories , 3 draws and 3 home defeats, with 22 goals scored and 10 conceded. In the last 10 home games for the league, Cardiff City have 8 wins and 2 defeats, having won 24 points out of 30. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 6 of their 17 matches. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 34 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard. There are 1 highlights in the last 17 home games in this competition: he suffered 4 of his 10 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Cardiff City have a positive moment in the championship and now have a 4-point lead for the third Aston Villa. In this game at home coach Neil Warnock must line up in the usual tactical system, that is, to benefit from maintaining possession of the ball and attacking more slowly: Leadbitter has been largely responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. It is important to note that offensive Junior Hoillet is the best Cardiff City finisher in this competition with 8 goals scored. For this game inside your field the house manager can count on all his players.
The Barnsley team is currently in 21st place with 32 points, after 7 wins, 11 draws and 16 defeats. In the penultimate match, he won away to Birmingham City by (0-2). In the last match, he tied it out for Hull City for (1-1). This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 games it has 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 18 goals scored and 24 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 2 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses, with a total of 12 goals scored and 22 conceded. In the last 10 away games Barnsley has won 2, 3 draws and 5 losses, having won 9 points out of 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 34 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 19 times and never managed to turn the score. There are 1 periods highlighted in the last 17 matches played as a visitor to this competition: he suffered 9 of his 25 goals between the minutes (16′-30 ‘).
Barnsley come to this game with a draw in 1-1 against Birmingham, adding in this way the second game followed without losing in the championship. However it is important to note that visitors are going through a difficult time with only 2 wins in the last 10 games played. In this away game coach Jose Morais should keep the team at 4-3-3 being the most advanced position occupied by Moore. On the other hand, offensive Tom Bradshaw is Barnsley’s best finisher with 6 goals scored. The defensive sector has been one of Barnsley’s major problems away from home, having suffered on average 1.47 goals per game. Embezzlement will not be a problem for this game.
Cardiff – Barnsley : Betting Tips
Cardiff – Win Odds: 1.65
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70