Barnsley vs Sunderland Predictions

Dean Smith 11 Mar 2019
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Barnsley v Sunderland Match Prediction

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Barnsley vs Sunderland Match Info

Date: Tue 12th March 2019
Kick-off: 7:45pm
Venue: Oakwell, Barnsley

Barnsley vs Sunderland Head-to-Head

Last 3 meetings:
27 November 2018- Sunderland 4 Barnsley 2
1 January 2018- Sunderland 0 Barnsley 1
26 August 2017- Barnsley 3 Sunderland 0

Full Head-to-Head Record:
Total meetings: 27
Barnsley wins: 10
Sunderland wins: 15
Draws: 2

Barnsley vs Sunderland Stats

  • Barnsley undefeated at home this season
  • Black Cats drawn four of last five on the road
  • Sunderland have won three of their last four at Oakwell

Barnsley vs Sunderland Match Preview

Barnsley made it back-to-back victories and stretched their unbeaten league run to 16 with a 2-0 defeat of Accrington last time out. It means they sit in second four above their opponents here (who have a game in hand) and three behind leaders Luton.

At Oakwell, the Tykes have won seven of their last eight and not lost in the league here this season. They have the best home defensive record in the division having conceded just ten times from 18 games.

Sunderland were involved in a dramatic end to their game at Wycombe where they netted late to rescue a point before three players were dismissed in stoppage time. It stretched their unbeaten run to 14 but a tendency to draw too many (eight of these) has kept them out of the top two.

Away from the Stadium of Light, the Black Cats have lost just two times this campaign and none of their last six. Four of their last five on their travels have finished all-square and these all ended 1-1.

Given their strong home form it is no shock to see the Yorkshire side leading the betting though given the gap is just four points (and the Wearsiders have a game in hand) then I think there is little to choose between the pair. I like the draw here as has happened in four of the last five on the road for the Black Cats and two of four all grounds for the hosts.

If the game ends in a draw then it will likely end in a score draw given the firepower at the disposal of both sides so take the game to finish all-square and yes in the both teams to score market.

Barnsley vs Sunderland Betting Tips

Game to end in a draw @ 13/5 with Unibet
Game to end in a draw and both teams to score @ 19/5 with BetVictor

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    Barnsley vs Sunderland Predictions

    Barnsley vs Sunderland Match Info Date: Tue 12th March 2019 Kick-off: 7:45pm Venue: Oakwell, Barnsley Barnsley vs Sunderland Head-to-Head Last 3 meetings: 27 November 2018- Sunderland 4 Barnsley 2 1 January 2018- Sunderland 0 Barnsley 1 26 August 2017- Barnsley 3 Sunderland 0 Full Head-to-Head Record: Total meetings: 27 Barnsley wins: 10 Sunderland wins: 15…