Barnsley vs QPR
2017/18 EFL Championship
Date: Tuesday, 26th September 2017
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Oakwell (Barnsley).
Barnsley’s unbeaten run is stretched to three following following a 2-1 defeat away at Wolverhampton on the weekend. The team has now managed just 2 wins from their 9 matches so far and quickly moved closed to relegation zone.
However, the home form is slightly better as they managed to beat the likes of Sunderland and Nottingham Forest in back-to-back games. Also, their two defeats at home are against Aston Villa and Ipswich, teams with much superior squad.
The recent form of QPR is no better as they are also on a three match win-less run, 2 draws and 1 loss. Their most recent fixture was a 0-0 draw at home against Burton, which is the second home draw on the bounce.
Meanwhile, their their away form remains extremely poor. Their are without a win in four matches so far this season, with defeats in the last three. This is not a surprise as they are a team that managed just 6 wins from their 23 away games last season.
Barnsley vs QPR: Head-to-head
Last season the teams won their respective home matches, Barnsley 3-2 and QPR 2-1.
Barnsley’s win last season is their first league win against QPR since 2009. They had lost 6 on the bounce prior to that.
Barnsley vs QPR: Predictions
QPR had failed to produce any meaningful performances away from home since a while. Since the beginning of last season, the Rangers lost 70% of their away games. They are win-less in four this season with defeats in three of those.
A similar comparison of Barnsley’s home credential does not return encouraging numbers. But their current form has to be appreciated. They lost 2 of their 4 home games, but both to team that are doing extremely well in the league. On the other hand, they had already won against the likes of Sunderland and Nottingham Forest here. Therefore, they shouldn’t have a problem to see off a poor away side like QPR.
Barnsley vs QPR: Bet Tips
Barnsley to win for 2.70 odds is the value bet for this fixture.
The safe option can be found with Barnsley Asian Handicap 0 for 1.85 odds.