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Brentford vs Barnsley Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Promotion and relegation decider in store

  • Brentford vs Barnsley comes from the EFL Championship
  • Brentford are bidding for automatic promotion
  • Barnsley need to win to stand a chance of avoiding relegation
  • Read on for our Brentford vs Barnsley preview and predictions
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There are big things at stake at both ends of the table when Brentford host Barnsley in their final games of the EFL Championship season. Brentford could still seal automatic promotion, while a win could see Barnsley avoid relegation. Will either be celebrating on Wednesday night?

Brentford Form


Brentford missed out on the chance to move into the automatic promotion spots when losing 1-0 to Stoke City on Saturday, and their fate is now out of their own hands. The Bees trail West Brom by a point heading into the final game.

Thomas Frank's side had surged into the title race on the back of a club record eight straight wins in a row, but will they bounce back from the weekend disappointment and make a bid for second spot and a first-ever place in the Premier League?

Brentford must better the result of West Brom, who host QPR, to leapfrog them and secure automatic promotion.

Brentford Team News


Nikos Karelis remains sidelined for Brentford, who otherwise have a full squad to choose from.

Barnsley Form


Barnsley kept their hopes of avoiding relegation alive with a 1-0 win over Nottingham Forest on Sunday thanks to Patrick Schmidt's dramatic winner two minutes into injury time.

Gerhard Struber's side had collected just two points from the previous four games and looked like making a quick return to League One, but they now sit two points adrift of safety and the formula is a simple one.

Barnsley must beat Brentford at Griffin Park and hope Charlton lose away to champions Leeds and Luton don't pick up more than a point at home to Blackburn. If that scenario plays out, Barnsley will survive.

Barnsley Team News


Barnsley will be without Elliot Simeos and Romal Palmer with both still on the sidelines.

Brentford vs Barnsley Head to Head


Brentford recorded a comprehensive 3-1 victory when they visited Oakwell earlier in the season with Ollie Watkins bagging a hat-trick after Barnsley had taken a first minute lead.

Brentford vs Barnsley Odds


Brentford are 1.36 to claim the win that would keep the pressure on West Brom for promotion. Barnsley are 8.00 to pick up the win that they need with a draw priced at 5.25 with bet365.

Brentford vs Barnsley Stats


  • Brentford have won 8 of their last 9 matches in the Championship.
  • Brentford have won their last 5 matches at home (Championship).
  • Brentford have scored 2+ goals in 8 of their last 12 matches (Championship).
  • Brentford have seen over 2.5 goals in 8 of their last 12 matches (Championship).
  • Barnsley have won 1 of their last 5 away matches (Championship).
  • Barnsley have seen under 2.5 goals in 13 of their last 15 matches (Championship).
  • Barnsley have seen BTTS No in 13 of their last 14 matches (Championship).
  • Barnsley have seen BTTS No in 6 of their last 7 away matches (Championship).

Brentford vs Barnsley FAQs

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Where is Brentford vs Barnsley being played?

Brentford vs Barnsley is being played at Griffin Park in London, England.

When is Brentford vs Barnsley being played?

Brentford vs Barnsley is being played at 19:30 BST on Wednesday 22 July 2020.

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Verdict

Both sides need to win, but Brentford's home form makes them an attractive proposition to win to nil.

Ollie Watkins scored a hat-trick when the sides met earlier in the season and can be amongst the goals again.

Best Bet: Brentford Win To Nil To Win To Nil @2.30 at bet365 - 2 Units
Anytime Goalscorer: Ollie Watkins Anytime Goalscorer @1.80 at bet365 - 2 Units
First Goalscorer: Ollie Watkins First Goalscorer @4.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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