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Date: 29 December 2023
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK, 20:45 CET
Venue: Weston Homes Stadium
The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.
Peterborough vs Barnsley: Top free betting tips
Are Reading’s troubles on the road set to continue? Our Peterborough vs Reading prediction is for a convincing home win.
Peterborough only achieved a home draw on Boxing Day but this was enough to keep them in the top 2. The Posh have lost only once in the last 17 rounds (W10 D6) and they continue to score goals with great ease. Barnsley are also back in the playoff picture after going unbeaten in the last 7 rounds (W5 D2). The Tykes are very strong travellers and 24 of their 41 points so far had been earned away from home.
Total goals prediction: Over 2.5 goals
In all of Peterborough’s last 8 home games, there were 3 or more total goals scored. Barnsley are also often involved in high-scoring matches and all of the last 7 away games for the Tykes went over 2.5 goals. This is why with our first Peterborough vs Barnsley prediction we back the over 2.5 goals market.
Correct outcome prediction: Barnsley to win
With our next Peterborough vs Barnsley prediction we go for a surprising away win. Barnsley come into this match holding the best away record in the entire League One – W7 D3 L1.
Also, the Tykes were near-perfect in their last 4 trips to Peterborough – W3 D1.
Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Barnsley
Our final Peterborough vs Barnsley prediction combines our first two free betting tips and it is for a 2-1 Barnsley win. This was the result in favour of the Tykes in the last 2 H2Hs hosted by Peterborough. Also, the last league defeat for the Posh was with a 1-2 result.
Peterborough vs Barnsley: What the fans think
Peterborough fans remember favourite moments of 2023
— Boro On My Mind (@BoroOnMyMind) December 27, 2023
Barnsley fans think they've already scored the Goal of the Season
— Callum Cooper (@CallumCooperr) December 28, 2023
How far will Barnsley’s fans travel to Peterborough?
The driving distance between Reading and Peterborough is only 101 miles (163km) and normally it would take around 2 hours to cover it. We expect some heavier traffic on Friday evening but still, no major congestion or delays can be expected to the journey should take what its approximation is.
Barnsley’s fans who want to travel by train will do well to check in advance the service as there is a forecast for potential floods and disruption to railway traffic over the next few days.
Peterborough vs Barnsley: Tickets
We have to start with the important note that Weston Homes Stadium is a cashless area so the best way for anyone who wants a ticket is to purchase it well in advance from the two clubs’ websites or on the phone.
The price of the tickets for the home fans varies between £24.00 and £28.00 for adults with the traditional concessions for seniors and youngsters still in place.
Barnsley’s fans were allocated 1,363 tickets for this game. All of those are priced at £27.00 for adults. Important for the away fans is to know that the last chance for them to buy tickets is by noon on Friday, 29 December from the Ticket Office at the Oakwell. After that time only pre-purchased tickets that still haven’t been collected will be taken to Peterborough for collection.
FAQs: Peterborough vs Barnsley
- Who is Barnsley’s top goalscorer? Devante Cole has been Barnsley’s main threat so far with his 12 league goals.
- What was the result the last time the sides met? Back in August, Peterborough secured a 3-1 away win.