Barnsley vs Norwich Prediction & Match Preview

Barnsley vs Norwich
England – FA Cup
Date: Saturday, 23 January 2021
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Oakwell (Barnsley).

Barnsley’s 2-0 win at home against Tranmere saw them through to the 1/16-finals stage in the FA Cup this season. The host came straight to the 1/32-finals of the tournament. So, the upcoming match will be the Tykes’ second attempt at the FA Cup this term to reach the quarterfinals.

Norwich also has a similar record in the competition this season. Starting from the 1/32-finals, the relegated team from the PL managed a 2-0 victory at home against the likes of Coventry. With their top tier experience from the last season, the Canaries might pose a threat for the home team.

Barnsley vs Norwich Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The away team has been unbeaten for the past four meetings.
  • The host has only one win from their last 16 championship clashes.
  • Their previous encounter gave a 1-0 home win for the Canaries.
  • Both teams have scored in three of the recent five fixtures.
  • Two of the last three matches since 2017 have ended in a draw.
  • The Tykes have registered only one win in their last 7 clashes at home.

Barnsley vs Norwich Prediction

Barnsley came down to the 11th spot on the championship table as it stands after three consecutive losses in the campaign. This suggests a dip in form and the win against a League Two side in the previous FA Cup fixture will not be a huge advantage against their fellow championship team on Saturday.

Norwich is on a three-game winning streak in the championship and is at the top of the table. Aiming for promotion this season, the Canaries have been giving all in for their matches. Their opponent in the last FA Cup was another championship contender and the win will improve their morale.

Since both teams had a 2-0 win in their last clashes in the tournament respectively, the tip for over 1.5 goals will probably come in handy from the goals area. The tip for Norwich to qualify at 1.75 odds will probably be the best bet for the punters.

Barnsley vs Norwich Betting tips

  • Over 1.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).
  • Norwich to qualify @ 1.75 (3/4).