Barnsley vs Bolton Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 19/05/2023

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Barnsley - Bolton

England League 1 - Oakwell Ground

2nd Round

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

The crucial second leg of the League One play-off between Barnsley and Bolton is set to take place at the Oakwell on May 19. This preview will look at the match which is evenly poised at 1-1.

Barnsley vs Bolton – Best Predictions & Free Betting Tips

Barnsley come into the game following the 1-1 draw at Bolton in the first leg. There were only five points separating the two teams at the end of the regular campaign. Bolton would be disappointed not to have taken maximum advantage of the home game.

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Draw

The advantage is now within Barnsley who will be able to afford to sit back and take up early pressure in this match. The home advantage can be a crucial factor when it comes to the play-offs and this is especially true when the match is delicately poised after the first leg. Barnsley do have a very good record at the Oakwell with only three teams having a better run. This Barnsley vs Bolton prediction anticipates a stalemate.

Total goals under 2.5

The Barnsley vs Bolton prediction for the upcoming match anticipates less than 2.5 goals. Both these teams have been very strong at the back throughout the campaign. Even though Barnsley’s defensive run has taken a beating in recent times, they came back strongly with a good performance against them in the first leg. The trend is likely to in the forthcoming games as well, as per this Barnsley vs Bolton betting tips.

Top H2H Stats, Recent Form, and Odds for Barnsley vs Bolton Match

Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

Head to Head

13/05/23

England League 1 League 1

Bolton

Bolton

Barnsley

Barnsley

1

1

02/01/23

England League 1 League 1

Barnsley

Barnsley

Bolton

Bolton

0

3

05/11/22

England FA Cup FA Cup

Bolton

Bolton

Barnsley

Barnsley

1

2

15/10/22

England League 1 League 1

Bolton

Bolton

Barnsley

Barnsley

0

0

10/08/21

England EFL Cup EFL Cup

Bolton

Bolton

Barnsley

Barnsley

0

0

Last Five - Barnsley

07/05/24

England League 1 League 1

Bolton

Bolton

Barnsley

Barnsley

2

3

W

03/05/24

England League 1 League 1

Bolton

Bolton

Barnsley

Barnsley

3

1

L

27/04/24

England League 1 League 1

Northampton

Northampton

Barnsley

Barnsley

1

1

D

20/04/24

England League 1 League 1

Blackpool

Blackpool

Barnsley

Barnsley

3

2

L

16/04/24

England League 1 League 1

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

Barnsley

Barnsley

3

2

L

Last Five - Bolton

18/05/24

England League 1 League 1

Oxford Utd

Oxford Utd

Bolton

Bolton

2

0

L

07/05/24

England League 1 League 1

Barnsley

Barnsley

Bolton

Bolton

3

2

L

03/05/24

England League 1 League 1

Barnsley

Barnsley

Bolton

Bolton

1

3

W

27/04/24

England League 1 League 1

Peterborough

Peterborough

Bolton

Bolton

3

3

D

20/04/24

England League 1 League 1

Port Vale

Port Vale

Bolton

Bolton

0

2

W

These may be some of the best stats regarding the upcoming match between Barnsley and Bolton. Now, let us take a look at the odds and probabilities for the game.

Barnsley odds: 49/50 (1.98) – 50.5%

Draw odds: 11/5 (3.20) – 31.3%

Bolton odds: 53/20 (3.65) – 27.4%

The Barnsley vs Bolton odds for the game find a lot of value in backing a stalemate, which is available at a decent price of 11/5 (3.20) – 31.3%. The upcoming match may also end up with less with 2.5 goals considering that both teams are likely to be keen on allowing the opposition with an early advantage. One can opt for under 2.5 goals at 8/11 (1.73) – 57.9%.

Barnsley vs Bolton: Team News, Line-Ups, & Form Analysis

Barnsley:

Barnsley have a pretty average record against Bolton, who have witnessed just one defeat in the last 15 encounters in this fixture. Manager Michael Duff is disappointed about his team failing to hold on to lead for much longer than the first leg. If not, Barnsley could be having 1 foot in the Wembley appearance. The home team do not have any injury concerns coming into the match.

Predicted Line-Up:

Isted, Bobby Thomas, Mads Juel Andersen, Liam Kitching, Jordan Williams, Adam Phillips, Luca Connell, Herbie Kane, Nicky Cadden, Slobodan Tedic, Devante Cole

Bolton:

Bolton have reasons to be concerned about their chances of making it to the Wembley. The club failed to win 50% of the away matches during the regular season. Now, Bolton have to do a lot in the upcoming match. For the away team, Jack Iredale and Jon Bodvarsson are the players unavailable because of an injury. There may be an unchanged Barnsley vs Bolton line-up from the visitors.

Predicted Line-Up:

James Trafford, Eoin Toal, Ricardo Santos, George Johnston, Conor Bradley, Randell Williams, Josh Sheehan, Aaron Morley, Kyle Dempsey, Elias Kachunga, Dion Charles

Player to Watch: Devante Cole

Devante Cole has been one of the top performers for Barnsley so far this season. He is also the club’s top scorer with 15 goals. Even though the striker has been to get no goals in the last five appearances in all competitions, he was instrumental in breaking the deadlock in the first leg, as he provided the crucial assist. Cole is a good pick for a strong performance.

Starting Line-Ups:

Starting lineups are usually released 60 minutes before kick-off.

Questions about Barnsley vs Bolton

Barnsley vs Bolton prediction

Where is the match scheduled? Oakwell

When does this match start? 19th May 2023 at 20:00 GMT

Which team is the favourite to win? Barnsley


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