England (Championship) betting tips Middlesbrough – Barnsley prediction.
Match Date: March 10, 2018
Kick off: 16:00
Pick: Over 1.5 Goals
Match Result: 3:1 WIN!!!
|Tony Pulis will be rubbing his hands after his Middlesbrough side earned their third consecutive victory with a midweek victory over Birmingham. They now welcome Jose Morais’ Barnsley side to the Riverside for an important game at both ends of the table.|
|Morais’ side now sit just two points above the drop zone, and with a tough run in for the final 11 games, the coming weeks will be nail biting for all involved with the Yorkshire club.|
|The home side have won three of their last five league clashes against Barnsley at the Riverside, Barnsley, meanwhile have just a single win from those five.|
|In the all-time H2H stakes, Middlesbrough have a dominant record, with 30 wins from a possible 58 over their cross-county rivals.|
|Middlesbrough’s strong performances in recent weeks have seen Adama Traore pick up the PFA Championship player of the month award this week.|
|Players to watch: Some have called it the “Patrick Bamford show” in recent weeks, as the Boro striker can not stop scoring! He has eight goals for the season, seven of which have come from his last four starts! This run included his first-ever career hat-trick.|
|Ollie McBurnie (BAR) is also on a terrific scoring run. The 21-year-old has scored four goals in his last three starts, and is on five goals so far this season.|
|Stat attack: Middlesbrough would be seven points worse off without Bamford’s goals in their last three games. Barnsley, meanwhile, would be four points worse off without McBurnie’s goals in the same time, both have proven influential to their new managers.|
|Each of the last four league meetings between the pair have seen over 3.5 goals scored, with both teams scoring.|