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Barnsley line up against visiting side Burton Albion at Oakwell Stadium in this League One match on Saturday.
Our Barnsley v Burton Albion tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - along with the latest match odds.
Barnsley fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 2-0 EFL Trophy triumph versus Grimsby Town.
The only player to score from Barnsley was Aiden Marsh (91').
Barnsley haven’t had any problems with scoring, netting every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They’ve managed to rack up 9 during that time while also conceding a total of 7.
After tasting defeat last time out to Exeter City in League One competition, Burton Albion and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Ryan Trevitt (75') scored for Exeter City.
The stats tell the story, and Burton Albion have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 9 goals overall. At the back, Burton Albion have some weaknesses to address. We will find out whether or not that trend will be sustained in this game.
Head to head
An examination of their past head-to-head meetings going back to 31/10/2017 tells us that Barnsley have won 2 of them and Burton Albion 3, with the number of drawn results being 1.
A total of 18 goals were scored between them in these games, with 9 from The Tykes and 9 belonging to The Brewers. That’s an average goals per game of 3.
The previous league game featuring these sides was League One match day 40 on 07/04/2023 when it finished Burton Albion 2-1 Barnsley.
The referee was Adam Herczeg.
Team News: Barnsley
The Barnsley manager Neill Collins doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match thanks to a fully injury-free squad to pick from.
Team News: Burton Albion
Owing to a fully injury-free squad available for selection, the Burton Albion boss Dino Maamria has zero fitness worries to report coming into this match.
We’ve got the feeling that Barnsley have it within them to be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.
Conversely, Burton Albion could well find it tough to make a breakthrough although we do see them converting at least once here, too.
Our tip is for a fairly comfortable 3-1 margin for Barnsley at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Oakwell Stadium (23,287)
Chairman: Neerav Parekh
Manager: Neill Collins
Competitions: League One position 9, EFL Trophy (Group F - North)
🔑 Star Player: Devante Cole
Typically playing in the Striker position, Devante Cole was born in Alderley Edge, England. Having played his first senior match for Barnsley in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 6 league goals in the League One 2023 - 2024 season so far coming from a total of 6 appearances.