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Barnsley vs Charlton prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 16 December 2023

 Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET

 Venue: Oakwell

The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.

​Barnsley vs Charlton: Top free betting tips

Can Barnsley continue their push towards promotion? Our Barnsley vs Charlton prediction is for a thrilling contest that the Tykes should win. 

Barnsley sit just outside the top 6 but they had been on the up again recently after recording back-to-back league wins. Charlton are also in the top 10 of the standings and they travel for this game enjoying a 5-game unbeaten run (W2 D3) in the league. 

​​Both teams to score prediction: Yes

Our first Barnsley vs Charlton prediction backs both teams to find the back of the net. Scoring goals is not an issue for either side. Both Barnsley and Charlton saw 4 of their last 5 matches produce BTTS outcomes. Both sides also scored in 4 of the last 5 H2Hs. 

Goalscorer prediction: Cole to score anytime

Barnsley’s star striker Devante Cole scored 12 goals in his first 19 league appearances this season. Cole has scored in 56% of the home matches so far. That is why with our next Barnsley vs Charlton prediction we back him to score at any time vs Charlton. 

​​Correct score prediction: 3-1 to Barnsley

Our final Barnsley vs Charlton prediction is for a 3-1 win for the Tykes. The last time Barnsley hosted Charlton, was in September 2022, they won 3-1. Barnsley also won 3-1 last weekend vs Reading. Also, Charlton’s most recent league defeat was with a 1-3 scoreline. 

Barnsley vs Charlton: What the fans think?

Barnsley fans to make a touching gesture

Charlton fans mark a club legend's birthday

​​How far will Charlton's fans travel to Barnsley?

The away fans who plan to head north and attend this match should be ready for at least 3 and 3-and-a-half-hour journey. The driving distance is 175 miles (282km). For most of the way, the roads are good but as the travelling fans get closer and closer to Barnsley they need to be prepared for some confusing road system that the residents of South Yorkshire struggle to navigate themselves at times. 

With that in mind and if you opt to travel on your own and not use the Travel Coaches be prepared to hear from your satnav: ‘Wrong way. At the next roundabout…’ 

​Barnsley vs Charlton: Tickets

There are still plenty of tickets available for the Barnsley vs Charlton game. There are also many multiple ways to buy tickets. One can do that online, via the phone (01226 211183) or simply by visiting the Box Office at the stadium. 

The price of the tickets starts from only £22.00 for the ‘Family Area’ while the most expensive tickets are for the East and West Upper Stands but even they are very reasonably priced at £28.00. Of course, there are discounts for seniors and youngsters. 

Charlton’s fans will be paying £24.00 for a ticket. Any Charlton fan who decides at the last minute to attend the match can still do it. The Box Office at Oakwell will be open until kick-off and will be selling tickets to everyone who wants them. 

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​​​FAQs: Barnsley vs Charlton

  • Who is Barnsley’s top goalscorer? That will be Devante Cole with his 121 league goals already.
  • Who will be the referee? That will be Simon Mather. 
  • What was Charlton’s last game? The Addicks drew 2-2 at home vs Cambridge last Saturday.

Iskra Zecheva

For over 16 years now, Iskra had been a freelance sports writer. Football and scouting, being among the main fields of her expertise. She has dined with kings, queens and some of the most famous sports figures of the past and the present. Iskra is also a member of the largest independent union of investigative journalists. She has minority ownership at several sports clubs and knows first-hand the pains of supporting a 'small-scale' football club.

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