Barnsley face a trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tykes will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 7 of the 36 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2007, with Wolves running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Mon 01 Jan||Wolves||2 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Sep||Barnsley||1 - 0||Wolves||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Tue 29 Jan||Barnsley||1 - 0||Wolves||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Tue 27 Nov||Wolves||4 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 02 Dec||Wolves||2 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Tue 24 Oct||Barnsley||1 - 2||Wolves||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 22 Apr||Wolves||2 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Wolverhampton Wanderers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tykes have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Wolves's total of 23 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Barnsley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 23 from their 15 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Wolves, as the Tykes have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Wolves||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Barnsley||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.