Oldham Athletic visit Progression Solicitors Stadium on Tuesday for the League Two game with hosts Barrow.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Barrow v Oldham Athletic can be seen below - along with the latest match odds.
Barrow head into this match coming off the back of a 2-2 League Two drawn result against Forest Green Rovers.
For Barrow, the goalscorers were Luke James (73') and Dior Angus (83'). Elliott Whitehouse (52') and Nicky Cadden (90') scored for Forest Green Rovers.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times that Barrow have kept a clean sheet. In fact, The Bluebirds have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 7 goals along the way.
Oldham Athletic head into the clash following on from a 1-2 League Two win versus Exeter City in their last outing.
For Oldham Athletic, the scorers were George Blackwood (21') and Danny Rowe (32'). Randell Williams (12') was the scorer for Exeter City.
The stats don’t lie, and Oldham Athletic have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 8 goals in all. Defensively, The Latics can certainly do much better. That aside, time will tell if that pattern will be maintained in this game or not.
Team News: Barrow
Barrow manager David Dunn has a full complement, with no fitness worries to speak of before this match owing to a completely healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Oldham Athletic
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available for selection, Oldham Athletic boss Harry Kewell does not have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match.
When taking everything into account, Oldham Athletic will have a tough ask to see themselves scoring against this Barrow team who we think will likely be able to grind out a win.
Our tip is therefore for a hard-fought 1-0 winning margin for Barrow at the end of the 90.
Should be a close one.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Progression Solicitors Stadium (5,045)
Captain: Lewis Hardcastle
Chairman: Paul Hornby
Manager: David Dunn
Competitions: League Two position 18, EFL Trophy (Group G - North)
🔑 Star Player: Luke James
Mostly used in the Striker position, Luke James was born in Ashington, England. After having made a senior debut playing for Hartlepool United in the 2011 - 2012 season, the dangerous Forward has struck 2 league goals in the League Two 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 11 appearances.