Lincoln vs Barnsley Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 18/04/2023

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

This Lincoln vs Barnsley prediction looks at the midweek League One fixture between the two outfits who have been enjoying good form over the last couple of games. Both teams have picked up three wins in the last four games ahead of the match on April 18.

Lincoln vs Barnsley – Best Predictions & Free Betting Tips

Lincoln are heading into the match on the back of a 3-2 success over Port Vale in a match which witnessed a total of three red cards for both teams. Barnsley were able to register a 5-1 success over Forest Green. This result confirmed relegation for the league’s bottom club.

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Lincoln to grab a surprise win

Barnsley have been playing very well with three wins in the last four matches, but they have largely come up against teams at the bottom end of the table in terms of form and momentum. Meanwhile, Lincoln can be a big threat in the game after having registered three consecutive wins – including a success over Plymouth. Lincoln also have a very good head-to-head number against Barnsley with two wins in the last three meetings. This Lincoln vs Barnsley prediction would pick a victory for Lincoln.

Total goals over 2.5

There were less than 2.5 goals in the last meeting between Lincoln and Barnsley. However, both teams are in great shape coming into this fixture. Barnsley have hit a whopping 18 goals in the last six games whereas Lincoln have averaged 1.5 goals during the same period. It is very attractive to choose a market with more than 2.5 goals in total.

Best Stats, Recent Form, and Odds for Lincoln vs Barnsley Match

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

Head to Head

25/10/22

England League 1 League 1

Barnsley

Barnsley

Lincoln City

Lincoln City

0

1

30/08/22

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Barnsley

Barnsley

Lincoln City

Lincoln City

0

3

Last Five - Lincoln City

27/04/24

England League 1 League 1

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

Lincoln City

Lincoln City

2

0

L

20/04/24

England League 1 League 1

Cheltenham

Cheltenham

Lincoln City

Lincoln City

1

2

W

16/04/24

England League 1 League 1

Oxford Utd

Oxford Utd

Lincoln City

Lincoln City

0

1

W

13/04/24

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Wigan

Wigan

Lincoln City

Lincoln City

2

1

L

06/04/24

England League 1 League 1

Reading

Reading

Lincoln City

Lincoln City

1

1

D

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

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

Lincoln odds: 31/10 (4.10) – 24.4%

Draw odds: 5/2 (3.50) – 28.6%

Barnsley odds: 89/100 (1.89) – 52.9%

The visitors are the favourites to pick up three points in the Lincoln vs Barnsley odds, but Lincoln have the potential to create an upset based on their recent results and performance. This market to back a Lincoln win would be available at a very attractive figure of 31/10 (4.10) – 24.4%. The likelihood of witnessing goals at both ends is also very big thanks to the recent form shown to the two teams. One can back this market at evens (2.00) – 50%.

Lincoln vs Barnsley: Team News, Line-Ups, & Analysis

Lincoln:

The Lincoln vs Barnsley prediction would expect a positive result for Lincoln based on their recent performances. The high-profile scalps against Plymouth Argyle have given a huge deal of confidence for Lincoln even if they were able to receive a lot of aid from two sending offs in the recent match against Port Vale.

Predicted Line-Up:

Rushworth, Jackson, Poole, O'Connor, Boyes, Virtue-Thick, Mandroiu, Sorensen, Erhahon, Shodipo, House

Barnsley:

Manager Michael Duff will be keen on pushing further in the race for promotion, as Barnsley now since the opportunity to overtake Sheffield Wednesday in the third position. There may not be significant changes to the Lincoln vs Barnsley lineups, as the club looks to continue momentum. It is incredible that Michael Duff has never been able to beat Lincoln in six attempts.

Predicted Line-Up:

Isted, Andersen, Williams, Kitching, Larkeche, Thomas, Phillips, Kane, Connell, Norwood, Tedic

Player to Watch: Ben House

Ben House is the top scorer in the Lincoln ranks with 12 goals in 35 league appearances so far this season. He has had a decent impact on Lincoln’s results over the last few games. After grabbing a brace in the recent win over Cheltenham to end his eight-game drought, this figure has now scored in three consecutive matches.

Starting Line-Ups:

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

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FAQs about Lincoln vs Barnsley

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Where is the match scheduled? LNER Stadium

When does this match start? 18th April 2023 at 19:45 GMT

Which team is the favourite to win? Lincoln


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