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Barrow vs Scunthorpe Prediction, Odds, and Free Betting Tips (19/10/2021)

This preview looks into the League Two game featuring Barrow and Scunthorpe United at the Dunes Hotel Stadium. This midweek match features Barrow without a victory in the last three games.

Barrow vs Scunthorpe – Predictions & Top Free Betting Tips

Barrow went three matches without a victory following the 3-1 loss against Port Vale. Despite taking the lead, Mark Cooper’s men fell to a second defeat in three matches. Scunthorpe’s stint at the bottom of League Two continues following the 2-0 loss against Forest Green Rovers.

Prediction 1

  • Match result
  • Barrow win
  • 4/6

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Prediction 2

  • Total goals
  • Over 2.5
  • 21/20

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Prediction 3

  • Both teams to score
  • Yes
  • 7/10

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Barrow win

Barrow are without a victory in the last three games, but the match against Scunthorpe should provide them with some relief from this disappointing run. Scunthorpe have been one of the worst teams in the League Two so far. It would be extremely hard to see Scunthorpe getting anything out of this game. The visitors have suffered a defeat in six out of the last eight matches in all competitions.

Total goals over 2.5

One of the reasons for Barrow struggling for wins would be the defence, which can be opened up quite easily – as was proven by Port Vale during the weekend. Scunthorpe may lack the finishing skills to get a lot of goals, but they have been poor defensively. Just two of the last six matches for Scunthorpe have produced under 2.5 goals.

Both teams to score – yes

It is remarkable that Barrow have not kept a clean sheet at home in the last six matches. Since registering a clean sheet against Exeter City in the first few weeks of the season, Barrow have gone through this barren run that should provide Scunthorpe with confidence that they can score in the fourth consecutive away match.

Barrow vs Scunthorpe: Team News and Match Preview


Barrow need to pick up a victory so that they can stay in touch with the play-off places. After a string of three consecutive games without a positive result for the team, Barrow need to be more adventurous in the home matches while focusing on plugging the gaps at the back.


Scunthorpe are already one of the favourites for relegation and their recent results do not give a lot of confidence when it comes to getting out of the bottom two. A two point deficit is developing between Scunthorpe and safety. This can never be a good sign going into the festive run of fixtures.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Barrow vs Scunthorpe

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

FAQs regarding Barrow vs Scunthorpe Coverage

Barrow vs Scunthorpe Prediction

Where is the match scheduled?

Dunes Hotel Stadium will be the location for this game.

When does this match start?

The game kicks off at 19:45 GMT on October 19, 2021.

Which team is the favourite to win?

The bookmakers have placed Barrow as the favourites to win the match.


Chelsea fan Bharath is a self-professed football addict, and has been writing about sport and other subjects for over ten years.

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