Wolves vs Barnsley: Preview and Prediction

Wolves vs Barnsley: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Barnsley
England – League Championship
Date: Tuesday, 13 September 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK
Venue: Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton.

West Midland side Wolverhampton Wanderers will welcome Barnsley at Molineux Stadium on Tuesday night.

Wolves nearly got a their third win of the season on Saturday, but Burton Albion equalised in the final minutes of the game. Wolves have started well this season, they have lost only one game, drawn 3 and won 2. They will be disappointed with themselves for failing to hold on to their lead last Saturday. They took the lead in the 77th minute through P. Oniangue’s goal, but they slipped in the 90th minute as W. Miller equalised for Burton Albion.

Barnsley’s impressive form continued over the weekend as they defeated Preston North End 1-2 away. Barnsley 6 games so far this season have been good, they have lost 2 and won 4 games. They have lost only to Ipswich and Huddersfield Town. A win in this game will take them into the 2nd position in the table should Newcastle loose. Barnsley will be full of confidence in this game, having won away from home in their weekend game.

Wolverhampton Wanderers: Team News

Mike Williamson and Michal Zyro will be missing for the home team as they are both injured.

Barnsley: Team News

Sessi D’Almeida is the only missing player for Barnsley as he is injured.

Wolves vs Barnsley: Head to Head Statistics

The west midland side have dominated their previous meetings against Barnsley, they have won twice that of Barnsley’s win. Wolves have won 12 games, while Barnsley have won 6 and drawn 7. At home the west midland side have not lost against Barnsley, they have won 7 games and drawn 5 games. Both teams last played together in 2013.

Wolves vs Barnsley: Prediction

Barnsley will enter this game full of confidence, they have won 4 of their opening 6 games and lost 2. They are in the 3rd position and are aiming to close the gap in the table as they are just 4 points behind leaders. Wolves are not an easy team, though they are yet to find their fit this season. Wolves should return to winning ways in this game, i expect a 2-1 win for the home side.

Wolves vs Barnsley: Bet Tips

Wolves to win at 1.95 (10/11)
Over 2.5 goals at 1.85 (6/7).

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