Cardiff vs Barnsley Prediction | Championship | 08/07

Cardiff vs Barnsley prediction: Barnsley was not able to successfully promote to play in the Premier League. So entering the new season, they need to play better to get promoted. Entering the opening match, Barnsley will play at Cardiff’s home ground.


  • Match date: 02:00 pm on 2021/08/07
  • Event: Championship
  • Stage: Matchday 1st
  • Location: Cardiff City Stadium



Cardiff has the home-field advantage, so they need to make good use of this opportunity to get 3 points in the end.

Cardiff’s form in the last 5 matches: D W D L W

Last season Cardiff did not play really well to give themselves positive results. With 46 matches played, this team has got 18 wins. However, they also had 14 defeats. In addition, with 14 draws in hand, the total score that Cardiff has is 68 points. This number of points only gives them 8th place, unable to play a playoff to get promoted.

So Cardiff is actively playing friendly to get good preparation for the new season. In the last 5 matches, this team has won 2 matches. Besides, they also got 2 draws. Therefore, Cardiff only received 1 defeat, accounting for 20%. That was the defeat to Southampton with a score of 0-4. Recently they also defeated Newport with a score of 2-0.

Barnsley’s form in the last 5 matches: D W W W L

Meanwhile, Barnsley was one of four football teams in the play-off round that were promoted last season. Specifically, after 46 rounds played, Barnsley finished with 5th place with 78 points. The result they got was 23 wins, 9 draws and 14 losses. Entering the playoff round, Barnsley tried their best but could not continue. Confronting Swansea in the semi-finals, Barnsley received a 1-2 defeat after 2 matches.

Entering the new season, Markus Schopp and their students set the highest goals for promotion. So they have friendly matches to get the best lineup. In the 5 friendlies played, Barnsley has 3 consecutive wins. However, with the last match, Barnsley lost to Man City with a score of 0-4.

Select: Barnsley FT.


Over 19 years, Cardiff is gaining dominance over the opponent. Out of the 25 matches played, Cardiff had 15 wins. But for Barnsley, this number only stops at 4 games. And there are 6 matches where both teams have held a draw.

The last 5 confrontations are also a sad time for Barnsley. Specifically, they did not get a win but only got 1 draw. In contrast, Cardiff competed with 4 consecutive victories.

Select: Draw FT.


Cardiff is having an extremely stable attack in the last 5 matches. Specifically, they have scored 7 goals, reaching 1.4 goals per game. However, Cardiff faced a poor defense. They have conceded eight times, averaging 1.6 goals per game.

Barnsley’s attack is also a strong point that they need to promote in the upcoming matches. After the last 5 matches, this team has 13 goals. Therefore, the scoring performance they have is 2.6 goals. Just like the opponent, Barnsley’s defense played uncertainly when he received 6 goals.

With Over/Under 2.25, Cardiff’s last 5 matches have 3 Over times, corresponding to a rate of 60%. Barnsley’s side got 3 times with similar results.

Select: Over 2.25 FT.

Cardiff vs Barnsley Prediction: Cardiff 2-2 Barnsley FT (1-1 H1).

The above is information about the prediction in the 1st match of Championship between Cardiff vs Barnsley on 2021/08/07 of the CMD368 bookie.