Rotherham vs Barnsley Prediction & Match Preview

Rotherham vs Barnsley Championship Prediction by LeagueLane

Rotherham vs Barnsley
England – Championship
Date: Tuesday, 29 December 2020
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Aesseal New York Stadium (Rotherham).

Having lost four of their last five fixtures in the championship, Rotherham is not at their best form in the league this season as of late. Their previous encounter was on the road, and they lost to Blackburn with a 2-1 score on the board.

In the meantime, Barnsley has won four of their recent five fixtures in the campaign. The visitor will come in hot with a 15-point lead over the host on the table. They will visit on the back of a 2-1 win at home against the likes of Huddersfield.

Rotherham vs Barnsley Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The visitor has been unbeaten in all their clashes since 2000.
  • Their previous encounter in 2017 gave a 0-1 away win for Barnsley.
  • Both teams have scored in two of their recent five fixtures.
  • Three of their previous eight overall meetings have ended in a draw.

Rotherham vs Barnsley Prediction

Rotherham is in a troubled form in the campaign with back-to-back losses in their championship schedule this season. The host enjoys the ground advantage in the game but has a very rare use of it in the middle considering their current form.

With their dip in form, we cannot count on the home team to slot in a goal. However, they have scored in three of the recent four fixtures in the schedule despite the results. Besides, playing at home will give them a slight edge for scoring.

Barnsley has never lost to the home team in any major competition in their records since 2000. With their decent form on the road, the away team is likely to create more chances in the fixture. Besides, they are in a better position than the promoted team.

Based on these stats, the tip for BTTS will probably be a suitable option for the punters to yield decent returns in the encounter. The double chance favoring Barnsley will probably be the best bet considering the away team’s league experience and current form.

Rotherham vs Barnsley Betting tips

  • Both teams to score: Yes @ 1.80 (4/5).
  • Double chance: Draw or Barnsley @ 1.40 (2/5).