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Stevenage vs Barnsley prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 20 January 2024

Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET

Venue: The Lamex Stadium

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

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South Stand

​Stevenage vs Barnsley: Top free betting tips

Our Stevenage vs Barnsley prediction is for an open contest with lots of goals. Will Stevenage’s goal machine Reid shine again?

The Stags dropped out of the top 6 but they remain firmly in the race for promotion and continue to be solid at home (W5 D6 L1). Barnsley are also in the fight for promotion and the Tykes come into this match unbeaten in the last 6 rounds (W4 D2). 

Goalscorer anytime prediction: Jamie Reid to score anytime

Arguably the hottest striker in League One right now is Stevenage’s Jamie Reid and that’s why with our first Stevenage vs Barnsley prediction we back him to get on the scoresheet at some point in this game. 

Reid has 15 league goals in 26 appearances. He has scored in 50% of Stevenage’s games this season and in 4 of their last 7 home outings. 

Both teams to score prediction: Yes

Our next Stevenage vs Barnsley prediction is that both teams will get on the scoresheet. This happened in 9 of Barnsley’s last 10 league matches. Also, 6 of Stevenage’s last 8 home games finished with both sides involved scoring.

​​Correct score prediction: 2-2 draw

Our final Stevenage vs Barnsley prediction is an attempt to give you the correct score. We go for plenty of goals in this one and predict a 2-2 final score. This was the exact outcome in 2 of Barnsley’s last 4 away league matches. Also, 2 of Stevenage’s last 6 home draws were 2-2 results. 

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How far will Barnsley’s fans travel to Stevenage?

We know the freezing conditions won’t stop Barnsley’s fans from travelling. Still, remember all those hats, scarves and gloves you once bought from the team shop and then threw at the back of the cupboard. Well, now is the time to dig them out and wear them. 

The driving distance between Barnsley and Stevenage is 148 miles (238km) and even without any delays, or possible detours due to icy roads, it should take close to 2 hours and 50 minutes to make the journey. 

​Stevenage vs Barnsley: Tickets

The cheapest option is a ticket priced at £20.00, while the tickets for the West Stand cost £25.00 each. There are the usual discounts for seniors and youngsters with tickets for kids under 12 sold only as an addition to a purchased ticket for an adult. 

Barnsley have been allocated 1,386 tickets for this game, all priced at £24.00 per ticket for adults. Recently, the club confirmed that over 1,100 tickets have been sold already so only a handful are still available. 

​FAQs: Stevenage vs Barnsley

  • Will Devante Cole play for Barnsley? Yes, Barnsley’s top goalscorer Cole (16 league goals) has recovered from illness and will be available. 
  • What was the result the last time the sides met? Back in late December, Barnsley edged Stevenage 2-1 at home. 
  •  When was Stevenage’s only home defeat so far this season? The only home loss for the Stags was back in October.

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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