Barnsley vs Fulham Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Kickoff: 15:00 Hrs

Venue: Oakwell Stadium

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Barnsley vs Fulham Match Prediction

By Richard McTiernan

This Saturday afternoon (15:00) fixture features two sides in opposite halves of the Championship table. Here we have our match preview with all the best predictions, betting tips and match stats.

Barnsley continued their recent struggles going down 3-1 to Aston Villa at Villa Park last time out. The Tykes found themselves two behind in seven, then they pulled one back on the 11th minute through Dimitri Cavare only to ship the third and final goal eight minutes later.

Fulham cruised to victory in their last fixture as they eased past struggling Burton 6-0 at Craven Cottage. Ryan Sessesgnon and Rui Fonte bagged a brace each for the London outfit while Lucas Piazon and Aboubakar Kamara also grabbed one apiece.

The reverse fixture between these sides came on December 23rd and the Cottagers won their third straight against the Tykes. Floyd Ayite and Sheyi Ojo got their goals while Tom Bradshaw netted for the Yorkshire outfit

Betting Tips and Predictions

Given the form of the visitors I imagine they will be a popular bet though a slip up at Hull a few weeks back on the road does make me want to tread with a little caution especially as Wolves came to Yorkshire recently and failed to breakthrough.

Villa hit Barnsley for three in recent times but that was on the road while at Oakwell they have shut out Preston and Wolves recently. Just one of the last eight Tykes home matches have gone over 2.5 goals so this the way to play it. In addition, take an interest in NO in the both teams to score market and consider adding these together in a double.

Under 2.5 goals in this game

NO in the both teams to score market

Barnsley saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played

Barnsley saw over 1.5 goals in 5 out of their last 6 games played against Fulham

Fulham saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played

Fulham saw over 1.5 goals in 5 out of their last 6 games played against Barnsley

AVG Goals

1.5

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Barnsley Form Guide

Barnsley Team Logo

Barnsley

Won

6

Draw

3

Lost

1
W A

21-08-2018

League 1

Rochdale Team Logo Rochdale

FT 0 - 4

(HT 0 - 2)

D A

25-08-2018

League 1

Scunthorpe United Team Logo Scunthorpe United

FT 2 - 2

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

01-09-2018

League 1

Gillingham Team Logo Gillingham

FT 2 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

W A

04-09-2018

EFL Trophy Northern Grp. F

Oldham Athletic Team Logo Oldham Athletic

FT 1 - 2

(HT 1 - 1)

D H

08-09-2018

League 1

Walsall Team Logo Walsall

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

15-09-2018

League 1

Coventry City Team Logo Coventry City

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

29-09-2018

League 1

Fleetwood Town Team Logo Fleetwood Town

FT 1 - 3

(HT 1 - 2)

D H

02-10-2018

League 1

Plymouth Argyle Team Logo Plymouth Argyle

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

W A

06-10-2018

League 1

Peterborough United Team Logo Peterborough United

FT 0 - 4

(HT 0 - 2)

W H

13-10-2018

League 1

Luton Town Team Logo Luton Town

FT 3 - 2

(HT 2 - 1)

Fulham Form Guide

Fulham Team Logo

Fulham

Won

4

Draw

2

Lost

4
L A

18-08-2018

Premier League

Tottenham Hotspur Team Logo Tottenham Hotspur

FT 3 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

26-08-2018

Premier League

Burnley Team Logo Burnley

FT 4 - 2

(HT 3 - 2)

W H

28-08-2018

EFL Cup

Exeter City Team Logo Exeter City

FT 2 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

D A

01-09-2018

Premier League

Brighton & Hove Albion Team Logo Brighton & Hove Albion

FT 2 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

W H

08-09-2018

Club Friendlies

ATK Team Logo ATK

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

15-09-2018

Premier League

Manchester City Team Logo Manchester City

FT 3 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

D H

22-09-2018

Premier League

Watford Team Logo Watford

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

W A

25-09-2018

EFL Cup

Millwall Team Logo Millwall

FT 1 - 3

(HT 0 - 1)

L A

29-09-2018

Premier League

Everton Team Logo Everton

FT 3 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L H

07-10-2018

Premier League

Arsenal Team Logo Arsenal

FT 1 - 5

(HT 1 - 1)

Barnsley Preview

The Tykes are on a poor run of form with just one from their last 13 league games though three of their last five have ended in draws. They sit in 19th place in the table and are one of seven sides separated by just five points at the bottom.

At Oakwell, they are without a win in six though each of their last three have ended in a draw including a tie with Wolves. They have failed to net in six of their last eight in front of their own fans and just three in total in these matches.

The last seven Barnsley Championship fixtures have produced a total of just ten goals with seven of these coming in two matches and three from the other five. 25 of the 40 goals they have conceded this campaign have come in the first-half.

Barnsley Team News

Gary Gardner can return after missing the game with Villa because he is on loan from the club. Ryan Hedges (thigh), Angus MacDonald (illness) and Adam Jackson (knee) are doubts while Joe Williams will miss the tie through suspension.

Fulham Preview

A run of three straight victories and 16 points from an available 18 in their last six matches means that the Cottagers are right in the promotion mix. They sit in seventh place and are just one off the play-off and eight behind Derby in second.

Away from Craven Cottage, they have won two and drawn one in their last three with victories at high-flying Middlesbrough and Cardiff. The 23 road goals the London outfit have scored this season is the joint-best in the division.

It is 46 goals scored for Fulham this season with 17 of these coming from their last five fixtures. Ryan Sessegnon and Aboubakar Kamara have both netted five goals from their last five league appearances.

Fulham Team News

Floyd Ayite (calf) is a doubt for this game.

Barnsley Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

2.2

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Fulham Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.5

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Barnsley vs Fulham Sidelined Players

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Probably Lineup

No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Adam Davies 185 75
17 RB Andy Yiadom 186 78
6 CD Liam Lindsay 193 79
24 CD Matthew Pearson 190 72
12 LB Dimitri Cavare 184 85
10 CM George Moncur 176 63
22 CM Gary Gardner 188 82
14 CM Stephen Mallan 178 69
9 RF Tom Bradshaw 178 71
19 CF Kieffer Moore 195 83
7 LF Adam Hammill 178 73
No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Marcus Bettinelli 194 82
4 RB Denis Odoi 177 67
13 CD Tim Ream 186 72
26 CD Tomas Kalas 184 71
2 LB Ryan Fredericks 180 79
8 CM Stefan Johansen 182 78
6 CM Kevin McDonald 192 82
16 CM Oliver Norwood 180 76
20 LF Lucas Piazon 183 80
9 CF Rui Fonte 181 73
3 RF Ryan Sessegnon 178 70