Barnsley vs Ipswich Town Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Barnsley vs Ipswich Town Match Prediction

By Phill Barrs

Barnsley v Ipswich Town, Match Prediction and Betting Tips

This Saturday afternoon game (15:00) features two sides who had contrasting fortunes on the opening weekend of the season. Here we have our match preview with all the best predictions, betting tips and match stats. All the optimism was drained out of the travelling Barnsley fans as they were down three goals in the opening thirty minutes of their game with Bristol City. They did improve in the second-half but a 90th minute Ryan Hedges goal was a mere consolation. It was a good start to the season for Ipswich who defeated Birmingham 1-0 at Portman Road thanks to a Joe Garner goal following his summer move from Rangers. The Suffolk side were on top from their encounters last season taking four points as they won the home game and drew the away game. Grant Ward got a hat-trick in the match at Portman Road last season.

Betting Tips and Predictions

The draw looks the play here as this has occurred in each of the last six for Barnsley while Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy is the original win your home games, draw your away games type of manager. I could not put those off wanting a correct score bet to go a step further and take 1-1 in the correct score market a common scoreline for the Tykes. I would also recommend a play at bigger prices on Angus McDonald in the goalscorer markets. The Barnsley defender was a clear target for set-pieces in the last league game and looks over-priced here against an Ipswich side that struggled in the aerial duels in their opening game.

Game to end in a draw

Angus McDonald first goalscorer, each-way unlimited places

Barnsley saw over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played

Barnsley saw over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played against Ipswich Town

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

Ipswich Town saw over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played against Barnsley

AVG Goals

1.3

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

8

Draw

0

Lost

2
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)

L A

20-10-2018

League 1

Charlton Athletic Team Logo Charlton Athletic

FT 2 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

L A

23-10-2018

League 1

Shrewsbury Town Team Logo Shrewsbury Town

FT 3 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

W H

27-10-2018

League 1

Bristol Rovers Team Logo Bristol Rovers

FT 1 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

03-11-2018

League 1

Southend United Team Logo Southend United

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

06-11-2018

EFL Trophy Northern Grp. F

Everton Academy

FT 5 - 3

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

10-11-2018

FA Cup

Notts County Team Logo Notts County

FT 4 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

13-11-2018

EFL Trophy Northern Grp. F

Bradford City Team Logo Bradford City

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

W A

17-11-2018

League 1

Accrington Stanley Team Logo Accrington Stanley

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

Ipswich Town Form Guide

Ipswich Town Team Logo

Ipswich Town

Won

1

Draw

5

Lost

4
D H

18-09-2018

Championship

Brentford Team Logo Brentford

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

D H

22-09-2018

Championship

Bolton Wanderers Team Logo Bolton Wanderers

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

D A

29-09-2018

Championship

Birmingham City Team Logo Birmingham City

FT 2 - 2

(HT 0 - 2)

L H

02-10-2018

Championship

Middlesbrough Team Logo Middlesbrough

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 2)

W A

06-10-2018

Championship

Swansea City Team Logo Swansea City

FT 2 - 3

(HT 1 - 2)

L H

20-10-2018

Championship

Queens Park Rangers Team Logo Queens Park Rangers

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 2)

L A

24-10-2018

Championship

Leeds United Team Logo Leeds United

FT 2 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

L A

27-10-2018

Championship

Millwall Team Logo Millwall

FT 3 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

D H

03-11-2018

Championship

Preston North End Team Logo Preston North End

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

D A

10-11-2018

Championship

Reading Team Logo Reading

FT 2 - 2

(HT 1 - 2)

Barnsley Preview

At Oakwell, the draw has occurred in each of the last six for Barnsley and seven of the last eight. 1-1 was the common scoreline with this occurring in five of the last six league games in front of their own fans. If you take into account the end of the season and the start of this one it is just one win in their last 15 league games for Barnsley. Despite only playing 28 minutes Ryan Hedges registered the most shots on target last weekend of all the Tykes players and he could be in line for a start here. In the League Cup, they were involved in a seven-goal thriller with Morecambe in midweek coming out on top of this battle 4-3. Tom Bradshaw grabbed a brace in that game, Ike Ugbo one and Ryan Hedges the 90th minute winner.

Barnsley Team News

They have no registered injuries or suspensions

Ipswich Town Preview

Victory on the opening day of the season was a good start to the campaign for Ipswich who as well as Joe Garner had to thank Bartosz Bialkowski who made some important saves either side of the break. On the road, Town struggled last season and lost four of their last five at the end of the Championship campaign. A feature of these road matches was both teams scoring which happened in seven of their last ten. Despite a tricky looking trip to Luton in the League Cup Town progressed to the next round with a 2-0 victory. David McGoldrick was the scorer that day grabbing both goals in a confidence boosting success.

Ipswich Town Team News

Emyr Huws is a doubt with a calf injury

Barnsley Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.9

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

Ipswich Town Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

0.9

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 Ipswich Town Sidelined Players

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Probably Lineup

No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Adam Davies 185 75
2 LB Jason McCarthy 186 80
18 CD Adam Jackson 188 80
5 CD Angus MacDonald 184 70
24 RB Matthew Pearson 190 72
4 CDM Joseph Williams 185 80
34 LM Ryan Hedges 185 65
20 CM Brad Potts 188 81
10 CM George Moncur 176 63
7 RM Adam Hammill 178 73
9 CF Tom Bradshaw 178 71
No. Pos Player M kg
33 GK Bartosz Bialkowski 194 83
4 CD Luke Chambers 185 87
2 CD Dominic Iorfa 188 78
3 CD Jonas Knudsen 185 72
8 CM Cole Skuse 185 72
22 CM Tristan Nydam - -
30 RM Myles Kenlock 185 67
21 CM Flynn Downes 172 -
12 LM Jordan Spence 180 77
20 CF Freddie Sears 170 75
14 CF Joe Garner 178 76