Barnsley vs Bristol City Predictions & Betting Odds – 1st November 2019

Routine away victory for the Robins

Barnsley vs Bristol City Betting Tips – EFL Championship, 1st November 19.45pm

Barnsley and Bristol City go head-to-head at Oakwell in the EFL Championship on Friday night. The Tykes will be searching for their first win since beating Fulham on the opening weekend. Meanwhile, the Robins have only been beaten once in the league since their Championship opener. Everything is pointing towards a comfortable win for Lee Johnson’s boys, but can Barnsley pull off a shock result?

Barnsley vs Bristol City Betting Odds*

Barnsley 15/8
Draw 12/5
Bristol City 11/8
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on October 30th, 2019 at 17:30 p.m.)
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Barnsley News and Form – Can the Tykes pick up a rare win?

The Tykes were promoted from EFL League One as runners-up last term. However, the South Yorkshire club have found it tough going in the second tier so far, winning only one of their 14 matches. That sole victory came on the opening weekend, as Barnsley sealed a shock 1-0 home win over Fulham, who had just dropped down from the Premier League.

Barnsley, who are under the interim management of Adam Murray, lost a six-pointer at Huddersfield Town last weekend, which saw the Tykes remain at the foot of the Championship table. Overall, the club have taken just eight points from a possible 42.

 

Bristol City over/under 1.5 goals
Over21/20
Under18/25

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Barnsley have struggled at Oakwell this season. Since beating Fulham, the Tykes have drawn three and lost four of seven on home turf in all competitions. Murray’s men are in desperate need of a win, but they head into Friday’s fixture as the underdogs.

Barnsley vs Bristol City Head to Head

In the 2017-18 Championship season, Bristol City picked up four points from the two fixtures

When these two last met at Oakwell, the duo played out a four-goal thriller in an eventual 2-2 draw

Incredibly, four of the last six Barnsley v Bristol City meetings have ended in 2-2 stalemates

The Robins are unbeaten in their seven against the Tykes, winning three and drawing four

 

Key-Facts – Barnsley vs Bristol City

  • Barnsley are bottom of the table on eight points
  • Bristol City will go joint top with a win on Friday
  • The Robins have lost only one away league match this term

 

Bristol City News and Form – Robins to claim a fourth away league victory on Friday?

Bristol City have been very solid away from home so far. Lee Johnson’s troops have won three, drawn three and lost only one of seven. However, that sole away defeat came in their last matchup on the road, as City crashed to a heavy 3-0 loss at Luton Town. Since then, they have taken four points from two league games at Ashton Gate.

Bristol’s recent loss at Luton was their first defeat since August. The club have made a strong start to their Championship campaign, winning six of their opening 14 games. Overall, the Robins have won six, drawn six and lost just two.

Three points at Oakwell on Friday night will lift Bristol City into joint top with West Bromwich Albion on 27 points before the others play. The visitors are the 11/8 favourites in South Yorkshire.

Barnsley vs Bristol City Tips & Odds

Bristol City to win -1 at 10/3
Bristol City to win and both teams to score at 3/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on October 30th, 2019 at 17:35 p.m.)

Barnsley vs Bristol City Predictions

Bristol City win: Johnson’s Robins are one of the in-form teams in the Championship. Despite a minor blip at Kenilworth Road recently, City have been pretty faultless since their opening weekend loss to Leeds United at Ashton Gate, which remains their last home defeat.

Things could not get much worse for Barnsley at present. The recent sacking of the popular Daniel Stendel hasn’t helped the situation, either. Unfortunately for Murray and his men, I can see them crashing to a ninth league defeat of the season on Friday. Put some money on the away team to win -1 at 10/3.

Despite their woeful form, Barnsley have scored in each of their last six Championship games. With that in mind, take a punt on Bristol City to win and both teams to score at Oakwell at 3/1.


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