Barnsley vs Bristol City
England League Championship
Date: Saturday, 29th October 2016,
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK
Venue: Oakwell (Barnsley).
Barnsley and Bristol City have been struggling in recent weeks, this weekend they’ll go head to head against each other at Oakwell Stadium.
Barnsley finally found a win last week after going 6 games winless with 5 defeat and a draw. They were victorious against Brentford, they defeated them 0-2 on away soil last Saturday.
Barnsley are currently 12th in the league with 19 points to their name, they 4 points behind their visitors. A win in this game will push them closer to the playoff spots.
Meanwhile, Bristol City were booted out of the League Cup by Hull City on Tuesday night, the game ended 1-2. Bristol City now have to focus solely on the Championship and that will hugely reflect in this game.
Bristol City are on the last of the playoff spots with 23 points to their name, they have had a fluctuating form in recent week. However, a win on this game will keep them in the playoff spots for the time being.
Barnsley vs Bristol City: Head to Head Statistics
- Both teams have played 28 games against each other in the past.
- Barnsley have won 8 games against Bristol, drawn 7 and lost 13 games to Bristol City
- At home, Barnsley have won 7 games, drawn 3 and lost 4 games to Bristol City.
- The last 2 games between these two teams have ended in 2-2 draw each.
Barnsley vs Bristol City: Prediction
Bristol have been in a much better shape than their host in recent weeks, they are slight favorite in this fixture. Bristol City can’t afford to slide out of the playoff spot and as such will play to their full potentials to ensure a win in this game.
Barnsley have been poor, except for their last game, they have been on the receiving end, and this game won’t be an exception.
Barnsley vs Bristol City: Betting Tips
Bristol City win at 11/5 (3.20)
Over 1.5 goals for Bristol City at 6/4 (2.50).