Middlesbrough vs Barnsley – Predictions, Free Bets, Odds and Betting Tips

Middlesbrough will seek to continue their promotion push when they welcome Barnsley to the Riverside Stadium on Saturday. Tony Pulis’ side maintained their unbeaten streak with another victory in midweek. Boro have moved into the playoff position for the first time in 17 matches. Barnsley, though, are right in the relegation mix with just two points separating them from the bottom three, but they do have a game in hand. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.


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Middlesbrough FC vs Barnsley FC – Betting Tips for the game

Middlesbrough secured their second victory on the trot as they beat Birmingham City by a 1-0 scoreline on the road. Patrick Bamford continued his good run of form with a 39th-minute winner.

Barnsley saw a two-match unbeaten run cease as they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat to high-flying Cardiff City. The club have won just twice in the last 20 league matches.

Middlesbrough’s previous meeting against Barnsley was at Oakwell, and it concluded in a 2-2 draw. The last outing between the sides saw the hosts pick up a 3-1 win at the Riverside Stadium. Our betting tips and predictions anticipate a Middlesbrough win.

Prediction and betting tip: Middlesbrough win at 1.57 with Betway Kenya

Middlesbrough FC vs Barnsley FC – Match odds

Barnsley are at 6.00 for a victory, but we do not see their chances of springing a surprise. Barnsley’s two league wins in 2018 have come on the road, but they face a difficult challenge against Middlesbrough, who have improved under Pulis. The Riverside outfit are presently on a three-match winning streak at home. Our preview is to go for a Middlesbrough win, which is priced at 1.57 with Betway.

Middlesbrough win odds: 1.57 with Betway Kenya

Middlesbrough vs Barnsley draw odds: 4.00 with Betway Kenya

Barnsley win odds: 6.00 with Betway Kenya

Middlesbrough FC vs Barnsley FC – Correct Score odds

Since February, Middlesbrough’s home form has drastically improved. On the contrary, Barnsley have accumulated just four points in their previous three away trips, but it may be noted that they have scored in each of those games. We are predicting an open encounter though Middlesbrough should prevail with the victory. Our correct score prediction is to go for a Middlesbrough 3-1 win at 13.00 with Betway.

Correct score prediction: Middlesbrough 3-1 win at 13.00 with Betway Kenya

Middlesbrough FC vs Barnsley FC – Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds

Since 2013, Middlesbrough and Barnsley have faced each other on four occasions. All of those games have resulted in more than three goals. Hence, we can anticipate another high-scoring encounter with both sides needing to find the net for their respective ambitions. Our total goals prediction is to go with over 2.5 goals at 2.00 with Betway.

Goal odds and predictions: Over 2.5 goals at 2.00 with Betway Kenya

Middlesbrough FC vs Barnsley FC – First Goalscorer odds

Patrick Bamford has been a revelation for Middlesbrough of late, and he has netted at least once in his last four appearances. The 24-year-old now has a tally of eight goals in the Championship, and seven of those have come since February 2018. The Englishman has yet to score against Barnsley, and he will surely be aiming to continue his purple patch with another match-winning performance. Our first goalscorer prediction is to go with Patrick Bamford at 4.30 with Betway.

First goalscorer prediction: Patrick Bamford at 4.30 with Betway Kenya

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