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Notts County journey to The Hive Stadium on Saturday for the National League showdown with hosts Barnet.
All Barnet v Notts County match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Barnet are hoping to win again following a 0-2 National League success vs Weymouth.
For Barnet, the goalscorers were Ben Richards-Everton (34') and Tomi Adeloye (78').
Simon Bassey's Barnet have scored a sum total of 8 times in their preceding 6 outings. At the other end, the number of goals that have been scored against them in those games amounts to 6.
Notts County go into this meeting following a 3-2 National League win with the downing of Sutton United in their previous outing.
For Notts County, goals were scored by Rúben Rodrigues (8', 90') and Kyle Wootton (48'). Omar Bugiel (62') was the scorer for Sutton United.
The stats don’t lie, and Notts County have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 10 goals in total. Defensively, The Magpies have some weaknesses to address. Having said that, it remains to be seen if that pattern might persist here in this game or not.
Pre-game facts show that Notts County:
- have left without a victory over Barnet when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 league games. Not the best of away records.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 19/03/2017 tells us that Barnet have won 2 of these games and Notts County 4, with the number of drawn games being 0.
In all, 16 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 6 from The Bees and 10 created by The Magpies. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.67.
The last league match featuring the two was National League match day 3 on 10/10/2020 and the score finished Notts County 4-2 Barnet.
The match was refereed by Peter Gibbons.
Team News: Barnet
Barnet manager Simon Bassey will be grateful to have no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game owing to a fully injury-free squad to pick from. Anthony Wordsworth is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Notts County
Out of a mainly healthy group of players, there is just a single fitness issue for the Notts County boss Ian Burchnall to be concerned with. Callum Roberts (Hip Injury) misses out for this game.
Our pre-match assessment is that Notts County are likely to see a lot of the ball and convert quite a few goal-scoring opportunities.
However, Barnet may well struggle to make a breakthrough but we do see them pulling one back during this clash.
We reckon that it will be a pretty comfortable 1-3 victory for Notts County when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Hive Stadium (6,500)
Captain: James Dunne
Chairman: Tony Kleanthous
Manager: Simon Bassey
Competitions: National League position 22
🔑 Key Man: Michael Petrasso
Mostly taking up the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Michael Petrasso was born in Toronto, Canada. After making a first senior appearance for Oldham Athletic in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has scored 5 league goals in the National League 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 21 appearances.