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League One: Barnsley vs Derby – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the League One game between Barnsley and Derby who meet up this coming Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Derby go up against Barnsley on Saturday for a League One meeting at Oakwell Stadium.

One spot behind the leader of the table, Derby have claimed 66 points after 33 rounds, while Barnsley have amassed 60 points and are now ranked as number 4 in the League One standings.


Form: Barnsley vs Derby

Barnsley Form

Barnsley are unbeaten in their last three matches, first beating Leyton Orient 2-1, and then drawing 1-1 with Shrewsbury. They were back as winners when they defeated Fleetwood 1-2. Barnsley claimed four wins in their last six League One matches at the Oakwell Stadium. They came through these games with a record of one draw and one defeat, in which they conceded seven and scored ten goals.

Derby Form

Derby went unbeaten through their last three matches, which began with a 1-1 draw against Shrewsbury. A 0-3 win against Exeter followed, before they beat Stevenage by 1-0. Derby won four times in their last six away games in the League One, in which they drew once and lost once. They conceded four goals while scoring ten themselves.

Betting stats for Barnsley and Derby

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Barnsley and Derby. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Barnsley have scored in 38 of the last 40 matches
  • In 16 of the last 18 matches Barnsley played, both teams scored
  • In 13 of the last 14 matches Barnsley played in the League One, both teams scored
  • Barnsley have scored in 30 of the last 32 matches in the League One
  • Barnsley have not lost 20 of the last 22 matches in the League One
  • Derby have not lost 17 of the last 19 matches in the League One
  • Derby have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches in the League One
  • In the last 7 Derby matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 7 Derby matches in the League One, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Derby have won 3 of the last 4 matches without conceding a goal

Players on top: Barnsley vs Derby

Look no further than Adam Phillips, when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He hit the target twice lately for Barnsley in the League One, while Max Bird managed three goals in the last half dozen matches for Derby in this tournament. No doubt, both are looking to add to their total once again.

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Full-time result

Barnsley won five of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing four and losing one as well. Derby won seven from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost one in this run. Derby remained unbeaten in their last 5 games on the bounce. Barnsley have not lost to Derby in 4 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Barnsley scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Derby scored the opening goal in six of the last ten away from home. Both teams have scored in the last 7 consecutive home games Barnsley played. Barnsley managed to open the scoreline in no less than six of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Derby performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Barnsley’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.5 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Derby’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.4 goals in these matches. Barnsley scored at least one goal in their last 16 matches.

Betting prediction: Barnsley vs Derby

To summarize, the upcoming League One clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Barnsley vs Derby mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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