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Watford v Barnsley Tips, Predictions and Odds

Watford host Barnsley in matchday 25 of the Championship on Tuesday 19th January, 7:45pm at Vicarage Road. The hosts currently sit in 5th place in the table having beaten Barnsley 1-0 last time out, while the visitors are in 10th after their 1-0 loss against Watford.

Read on for all of our free football predictions and betting tips for this fixture.
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S WIN/DRAW/WIN BETTING TIP:
Watford have a 53% chance of beating Barnsley

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Watford
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Barnsley
0%
0.00
Home/draw
0%
0.00
Home/away
0%
0.00
Away/draw
0%
0.00

WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:

Watford have won 60% of their last 20 home league games and Barnsley have lost 45% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time Barnsley won away in the league was 2 games ago against Rotherham. The last time Watford lost a home league game was 5 matches ago against Cardiff.

Watford last kept a clean sheet at home in their last game, and have kept 7 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Barnsley last failed to score away in the league 1 games ago and have missed the net in 7 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 12 league games Watford has won at home, they scored first 9 times. Of the 9 away games Barnsley has lost, they conceded first 9 times.

View KickOff's top Championship tipsters here >
Watford 3RD
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
33
Conceded
22
Games: Scored
17 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
3 / 20
Won
12
D
4
L
4
Goals: Scored
25
Conceded
17
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Won
9
Draw
6
Lost
5
Barnsley 7TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
21
Conceded
27
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
16 / 20
Clean sheets
4 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Won
8
D
3
Lost
9
Goals: Scored
26
Conceded
26
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
16 / 20
Clean sheets
4 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Won
10
D
3
Lost
7
Championship table
Results by position & upcoming fixtures
LEAGUE TABLE + Win/Draw/Win
Won
Draw
Lost
Watford
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
Barnsley
HOMEAWAYTEAMPLDWDLGDPTSHOMEAWAY
 
1-0
Apr 20
 Norwich3321752270 
May 8
 
1-0
 
1-1
May 1
 Brentford3318962663 
 
0-1
 
0-2
-
-
 Watford H3317971960 
 
1-0
 
1-0
May 8
 
2-1
 Swansea3117861759 
 
0-2
 
2-0
Apr 10
 
1-0
 Reading3316611854 
Apr 2
 
2-0
 
1-1
 
1-0
 Bournemouth33141091552 
 
0-4
Mar 13
 
1-0
 
1-0
 Barnsley A3215611251 
-
-
 
0-1
Mar 13
 Cardiff33148111450 
 
2-2
 
3-0
 
1-0
Apr 5
 M'Boro3313812347 
Apr 10
 
2-1
 
3-2
 
1-2
 Stoke33111210145 
 
2-0
 
2-2
 
6-0
 
0-0
 Bristol C3314316-945 
 
2-2
 
0-1
Apr 24
 
0-0
 Millwall339168243 
 
2-1
 
1-1
 
4-1
 
0-1
 Preston3313416-543 
 
2-1
May 1
 
1-0
Apr 17
 Luton3211813-1041 
 
0-1
Apr 5
 
3-1
 
2-3
 Blackburn3211714840 
 
2-1
 
2-1
Mar 6
 
0-0
 Nottm Forest33101013-440 
 
2-0
 
0-0
 
1-2
 
1-1
 QPR31101011-540 
 
3-0
Mar 3
 
2-1
 
0-1
 Derby3210814-838 
Mar 10
 
0-2
 
2-0
 
2-0
 Huddersfield3310617-1236 
 
2-1
Apr 21
 
3-2
 
0-0
 Coventry3381114-1435 
 
0-0
Apr 17
Mar 20
 
0-1
 Birmingham3381015-1634 
Mar 6
 
1-2
 
2-0
Mar 16
 Rotherham318518-929 
Apr 24
 
1-2
Apr 2
 
0-0
 Sheff Wed329716-1528 
Mar 20
 
1-2
Mar 3
 
1-1
 Wycombe325819-3023 
 
2-1
Mar 17
Watford v Barnsley expected goals and 2020/21 Championship performance
Watford
XG (expected goals)
Barnsley
1.6
0.9
Attack rating
13%
better
WAT
BAR
+ view stats
Games scored23
+9%
21
Failed to score10
+9%
11
Scored first22
+32%
15
Goals scored43
+12%
38
Avg. scored1.3
+8%
1.2
Shots per game11.0
+8%
12.0
Shots per goal9.0
+10%
10.0
Conversion rate12%
+17%
10%
KickOff rating
+13%
Defence rating
35%
better
WAT
BAR
+ view stats
Games conceded18
+22%
23
Clean sheets15
+40%
9
Conceded first6
+60%
15
Goals conceded24
+33%
36
Avg. conceded0.7
+36%
1.1
Shots per game10.0
+10%
9.0
Shots per goal14.0
+43%
8.0
Conversion rate8%
+43%
14%
KickOff rating
+35%
Watford
Average points per game
Barnsley
1.8
1.6
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S CORRECT SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 12% chance of the full time result being 1-0

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

H 1-0
0%
0.00
D 0-0
0%
0.00
A 0-1
0%
0.00
H 2-0
0%
0.00
D 1-1
0%
0.00
A 0-2
0%
0.00
H 2-1
0%
0.00
D 2-2
0%
0.00
A 1-2
0%
0.00
H 3-0
0%
0.00
D 3-3
0%
0.00
A 0-3
0%
0.00
H 3-1
0%
0.00
D 4-4
0%
0.00
A 1-3
0%
0.00
H 3-2
0%
0.00
A 2-3
0%
0.00
H 4-0
0%
0.00
A 0-4
0%
0.00
H 4-1
0%
0.00
A 1-4
0%
0.00
H 4-2
0%
0.00
A 2-4
0%
0.00
H 4-3
0%
0.00
A 3-4
0%
0.00
H 5-0
0%
0.00
A 0-5
0%
0.00
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CORRECT SCORE KEY STATISTICS:

Watford have scored 2 goals or more in 10 of their last 20 home games. Barnsley have conceded at least 2 goals in 8 of their last 20 away games.

Watford have conceded 1 goal or less in 15 of their last 20 home league games. Barnsley have scored 1 goal or less in 13 of their last 20 away league games

View all of this weekend’s correct score predictions here >
Watford 3RD
20 league games
Home
Overall
1 - 3
0 - 4
WAT -2
or more
0 - 1
2 - 3
WAT -1
goal
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
x
1 - 0
1 - 0
1 - 0
2 - 1
2 - 1
3 - 2
3 - 2
WAT +1
goal
2 - 0
2 - 0
3 - 0
3 - 1
4 - 1
WAT +2
or more
2 - 0
WAT -2
or more
1 - 0
0 - 1
1 - 0
2 - 1
WAT -1
goal
0 - 0
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
x
1 - 0
0 - 1
0 - 1
3 - 2
3 - 2
WAT +1
goal
2 - 0
2 - 0
3 - 1
4 - 1
WAT +2
or more
Barnsley 7TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
2 - 0
2 - 0
2 - 0
3 - 0
4 - 0
BAR -2
or more
1 - 0
1 - 0
2 - 1
2 - 1
BAR -1
goal
1 - 1
1 - 1
2 - 2
x
0 - 1
0 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 2
1 - 2
1 - 2
BAR +1
goal
0 - 2
0 - 3
BAR +2
or more
0 - 2
2 - 0
3 - 0
0 - 4
BAR -2
or more
1 - 0
0 - 1
2 - 1
BAR -1
goal
1 - 1
2 - 2
2 - 2
x
1 - 0
1 - 2
2 - 1
2 - 1
1 - 2
2 - 1
1 - 2
BAR +1
goal
2 - 0
0 - 2
3 - 0
BAR +2
or more
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 51% chance of not both teams to score in this match

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

BTTS yes
0%
0.00
BTTS No
0%
0.00
BTTS + draw
0%
0.00
BTTS + away
0%
0.00
BTTS + home
0%
0.00

BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE KEY STATISTICS

55% of Watford's last 20 home league games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 6, drew 2 and lost 3 of those games.

45% of Barnsley's last 20 away league games ended with both teams scoring, they won 4, drew 2 and lost 3 of those games.

The last time Watford failed to score at home in the league was a 0-1 loss to Cardiff in December 2020.

The last time Barnsley kept a clean sheet away in the league was in a 2-0 win against Derby in November 2020.

View all of this weekend’s both teams to score predictions here >
Watford 3RD
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
33
Conceded
22
Games: Scored
17 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
3 / 20
Yes
11
No
9
Goals: Scored
25
Conceded
17
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Yes
9
No
11
Barnsley 7TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
21
Conceded
27
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
16 / 20
Clean sheets
4 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Yes
9
No
11
Goals: Scored
26
Conceded
26
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
16 / 20
Clean sheets
4 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Yes
10
No
10
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS BETTING TIP:
There is a 53% chance of this match having under 2.5 goals

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Over 2.5
0%
0.00
Under 2.5
0%
0.00

OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS KEY STATISTICS

Watford's last 20 home league games have averaged 2.8 goals a game. Barnsley's last 20 away league games have averaged 2.4 goals a game.

Watford have scored on average at home in the league 1.7 goals a game and conceded on average 1.1 goals.

Barnsley have scored on average away in the league 1.1 goals a game and conceded on average 1.4 goals

View all of this weekend’s over / under 2.5 goals predictions here >
Watford 3RD
20 league games
Home
Overall
Avg: Scored
1.7
Conceded
1.1
Games: Scored
17 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
3 / 20
Over
10
Under
10
Avg: Scored
1.3
Conceded
0.9
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Over
5
Under
15
Barnsley 7TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Avg: Scored
1.1
Conceded
1.4
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
16 / 20
Clean sheets
4 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Over
10
Under
10
Avg: Scored
1.3
Conceded
1.3
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
16 / 20
Clean sheets
4 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Over
12
Under
8
WATFORD v BARNSLEY FIXTURE HISTORY:
Watford have won 9 of the previous 20 stagings of the fixture

PREDICTIONS:

Leagues games at Watford since 1998
Watford
Barnsley
Goals: Scored
16
6
Games: Scored
8 / 10
4 / 10
Clean sheets
6 / 10
2 / 10
WAT
7
D
2
BAR
1
All league games since 1998
Watford
Barnsley
Goals: Scored
28
20
Games: Scored
14 / 21
13 / 21
Clean sheets
8 / 21
7 / 21
WAT
9
D
5
BAR
7

LAST TIME OUT:
Watford won their last Championship match 1-0. Barnsley lost their's 1-0.

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

Watford 1-0 Barnsley
Watford's last match was in the Championship against Barnsley on Tuesday 19th January at Vicarage Road. They won the game 1-0 with a goal from Troy Deeney.

Watford's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Daniel Bachmann
DEF: William Troost-Ekong, Kiko Femenia, Francisco Sierralta, Adam Masina
MID: Tom Cleverley, Will Hughes, Ken Sema
FWD: Ismaila Sarr, Andre Gray, Troy Deeney

In the Championship this season, this Watford XI has played 125 matches and scored 15 goals.

This Championship line-up has 312 all-time Championship appearances and 101 goals.

Watford 1-0 Barnsley
Barnsley's last match was in the Championship against Watford on Tuesday 19th January at Vicarage Road. They lost the game 1-0.

Barnsley's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Jack Walton
DEF: Michael Sollbauer, Mads Juel Andersen, Michal Helik
MID: Romal Palmer, Alex Mowatt
FWD: Victor Adeboyejo, Callum Styles, Cauley Woodrow, Conor Chaplin, Callum Brittain

In the Championship this season, this Barnsley XI has played 208 matches and scored 23 goals.

This Championship line-up has 406 all-time Championship appearances and 53 goals.

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