Barnsley vs Reading: Preview and Prediction

Barnsley vs Reading: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips

Barnsley vs Reading
England – League Championship
Date: Saturday, 17th September 2016,
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK
Venue: Oakwell, Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

Barnsley will hope to maintain their winning streak this weekend as they welcome Reading to Oakwell Stadium on Saturday.

Barnsley waited till late in 2nd half to mall Wolverhampton down in their last game, beating them 4 goals to nil. Barnsley was impressive in the game as they won their 5th game of the season and 3rd in a row. The 4 games of the game came 15 minutes to the final whistle as C. Hourihane scored the opener in 73rd minutes, 10 minutes later A. Hammill doubled the lead while S. Janko made it 3-0 in the 85th minute before T. Bradshaw sealed it all in the last minute.

Reading and Birmingham played out a goalless draw in their last game to make make it 3 home draws this season. They drew against Brighton and against MK Dons in League Cup before proceeding to penalties. Reading are now 5 games unbeaten in all competitions, they have won 3 and drawn 2. Reading are currently 12th in the league table with 11 points from 7 games, they are hopeful of maintaining their unbeaten run in this fixture.

Barnsley: Team news

Sessi D’Almedia is the only player on Barnsley injury list as the rest a fully fit and available for selection.

Reading: Team News

Reading have no injury worries, the manager has the luxury of selecting his preferred IX.

Barnsley vs Reading: Head to Head Statistics

Barnsley have played 17 games against Reading, they have won 6 games and lost 8 to Reading. In the fixture, Barnsley seem to be good away and poor at home. Barnsley have won just once at home and lost 6 times at home. The two teams played last in 2014 as Barnsley claimed a 1-3 victory over Reading on the road.

Barnsley vs Reading: Prediction

Barnsley are huge favorites in this game, considering their current form, they have won 5 of their 7 league games this season. Barnsley are also good offensively, they have scored at least 2 goals in 6 of their 7 league games this season. However, Reading are not to be overlooked as they shown improvement signs recently.

Barnsley are expected take maximum points in this game, while both teams gets on the score sheet.

Barnsley vs Reading: Bet Tips

Barnsley to score over 1.5 goals at (2.10)
Both Teams to Score and Barnsley to win at (4.50)

Both Teams to Score at 8/11 (1.72)
Over 2.5 goals at 1/1 (2.00).

Get the rest of our Championship Betting Tips at the Prediction Page.