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League One Play-Off Final: Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday – Prediction & Best Odds

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The League One Play-Off Final between Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday is gonna be a real nail-biter! Our betting experts have got all the team stats, insider betting tips, and the latest odds to help you win big!

Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday will meet at Wembley for the League One play-off final on Monday afternoon. The prize up for grabs is a spot in the 2023/24 Championship.

Barnsley just narrowly edged out Bolton Wanderers 2-1 to secure their spot in the capital. And as for Sheffield Wednesday? The Owls pulled off the comeback of a lifetime, eliminating Peterborough United in true style. Get ready for some intense football action!

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Barnsley Form

While their last three matches may not have been their best, Barnsley are ready to turn things around. The Tykes may have lost 2-0 against Peterborough and tied 1-1 with Bolton, but they made a triumphant comeback with a 1-0 win in their most recent game against Bolton. Now they head to Wembley, determined to pull off a second straight victory.

Sheffield Wednesday Form

Sheffield Wednesday’s journey to Wembley has been a true rollercoaster. After a 1-0 win against Derby, they stumbled with a tough 4-0 loss to Peterborough. But the Owls weren’t down for long – they came back strong and crushed Peterborough 5-1 before triumphing in an intense 5-3 penalty shootout to secure their spot in the play-off final!

Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday Stats

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Barnsley have won 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Barnsley have not lost 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Barnsley matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 5 Barnsley home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Barnsley have scored in 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Sheffield Wednesday have scored in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • In 7 of the last 8 Sheffield Wednesday matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 4 Sheffield Wednesday away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Sheffield Wednesday have scored in 9 of the last 11 away matches
  • Sheffield Wednesday have conceded in 7 of the last 8 away matches

Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday⁣ – In-form players

James Norwood has scored twice in Barnsley’s six most recent games, while Michael Smith has provided six goals for Sheffield Wednesday in just four games. These players are sure to give us plenty to celebrate on the pitch at Wembley.

Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday Betting Tips

Full-time result

Barnsley claimed eight wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing zero and losing two. Sheffield Wednesday won four of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost four of these matches.

Both teams to score

Of the previous 10 outings, Barnsley scored the opening goal six times, whereas Sheffield Wednesday were first on target in seven of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Barnsley, who scored an average of 1.6 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten outings for Sheffield Wednesday, who managed to score two times in those matches.

Match predictions: Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday

To sum up, the upcoming match between Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday seems to be a good betting opportunity.

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