Aston Villa – Barnsley PREDICTION & TIPS
Aston Villa and Barnsley face off at Villa Park in a match for the 28th round of the Championship. Aston Villa won out by (0-3) the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league on 16-09-2017. The history of recent direct clashes between these two teams indicates total balance as there has been 1 draw and 1 win for each team in the last 3 games.
Review of Aston Villa
After 13 wins, 8 draws and 6 losses, the home team is in 4th place, having won 47 points. In the last match, he beat Nottingham Forest by 0-1, having won 5-1 at home against Bristol City in the previous game. In the last 10 home games for the championship, Aston Villa recorded 6 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, having won 21 points out of 30. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 1-0, which occurred in 5 of their 13 matches. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 27 games in this competition, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Aston Villa arrives at this game with a victory over Nottingham, by 0-1, adding the third victory followed in the championship. The home team has made a very positive season and currently ranks 4th with 47 points, five fewer than the second Derby. In this game against their fans, coach Steve Bruce should keep the team at 4-2-3-1 benefiting maintenance of possession and organized bouts: Grealish is largely responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. On the other hand, the right offensive Albert Adomah is the player who deserves the individual highlight in this team, having scored 11 goals. For this game the coach of the home can not count on the injured Kodjia, Samba and Agbonlahor.
After 6 wins, 9 draws and 12 losses, the visiting team is in 19th place, having won 27 points. In the last match, they drew with Wolverhampton at home (0-0), after their previous match won out in a game against Sunderland by (0-1). In the last 10 away games Barnsley has won 3, 3 draws and 4 losses, having won 12 points out of 30. In 27 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 15 times and never managed to turn the score. In the last 13 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: suffered 8 of his 20 goals between the minutes (16’-30 ‘).
Barnsley come to this game with a goalless draw against Wolverhampton, totaling in this way the fourth game followed without losing in this competition. However, we emphasize that the visitors do not make a very positive championship and occupy at the moment the bottom of the classification table. In this away game, coach Paul Heckingbottom should maintain his usual tactical scheme, namely 4-3-3 with Bradshaw being the team’s most offensive reference. Tom Bradshaw is the best finisher of the visitors with 6 goals scored. For this game the coach can not use Jackson and Hedges, both injured.
Aston Villa – Barnsley FREE TIPS
Aston Villa – Win @ 1.50
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90