Derby County vs. Barrow EFL Cup Betting Tips, ODDS, Predictions - Barrow to fight hard in Carabao Cup first round

On Saturday, Pride Park will play host to the first game of the opening round of the Carabao Cup, which features Derby County taking on Barrow. The match marks Barrow’s return to the big time after the club won the National League title the previous year; however, the team’s first game, which is away at Derby, is a challenging one.

A Form Containing Derby County

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The Championship season came to a close with Derby County finishing in the tenth position, six points behind the play-off places. The Rams’ chances of promotion were eliminated when they went winless for five consecutive matches; their streak of futility was broken on the final day when they defeated Birmingham by a score of 3-1.

During the brief preseason, Derby has played a total of four friendlies. They defeated Peterborough United by a score of 2-1 and then played Doncaster Rovers to a scoreless draw, which was also in League One.

Both of Derby’s games ended in defeat; the first was a 3-0 loss to Brentford in the Championship play-off finals, and the second was a 2-0 loss to Sheffield United in the Premier League.

The latest from the Derby County team

At the conclusion of the season, Derby parted ways with a number of notable players, including Tom Huddleston, Chris Martin, and Ikechi Anya, among others. Millwill also acquired Mason Bennett after purchasing it.

Incoming players include goalkeepers David Marshall and Emmanuel Idem from Wigan and Canvey Island respectively, defender Mike te Wierik from Groningen, midfielder Olamide Ibrahim from Manchester United, and forward Cian Kelly from Bohemian.

Matthew Clarke, who was named player of the season for the 2019/20 campaign, will continue his loan from Brighton to Derby for a second season after being signed by Derby.

Form of a Barrow

Since their match against Notts County in early March, when they were defeated 2-0, Barrow have not played in a competitive game since then. They still held a four-point lead at the top of the National League and were crowned champions when clubs voted to end the season due to the global pandemic. Despite the loss, they were still in first place.

The team managed by David Dunn will make their debut in League Two the following week, but their first competition will be in the Carabao Cup against Derby. Barrow have prepared for this match by earning victories in friendly competition against Holker Old Boys (4-0) and Southport (2-0), drawing with FC United of Manchester (2-2), and suffering a defeat to Blackpool (2-1).

News from the Barrow Team

The League Two campaign will feature new players such as defenders Tom Beadling (Dunfermline), Bobby Burns (Hearts), James Jones (Altrincham), and Matthew Platt (Blackburn), as well as midfielders Mike Jones (Carlisle) and Callum Gribbin (Sheffield Unitd), and forward Luke James. All of these players were brought in by Dunn.

Harrison Biggins, a midfielder, will be joining the club on loan from Fleetwood.

A head-to-head matchup between Derby County and Barrow

The last time these two teams competed against one another was in 1957, when Derby and Barrow were both competing in the Division Three North. During the two seasons in which they competed against one another, Derby earned two victories by a score of 2-1 while also being tied 2-2 and 3-3.

The odds for Derby County’s match against Barrow

Derby are heavy favorites to win the League Cup match, with odds of 1.36, while Barrow are considered to be 7.50 underdogs. The entry fee for the draw is $5.00.

Statistics Comparing Derby County and Barrow

  • Derby County has been victorious in only one of their last five games.
  • Two of Derby County’s most recent eight home matches have resulted in a victory for the club.
  • In the previous year’s National League, Barrow was the team that emerged victorious.
  • Barrow has only one victory in their previous eight matches played away from home.
  • Since 1970, Barrow has been absent from the League Cup competition.
  • The last time Derby County and Barrow played each other was in 1957.


Barrow will want to make a good first impression, but defeating Derby will be a difficult task for them to accomplish. It’s possible that David Dunn’s team will put up a good fight and demonstrate the talent that got them promoted, but it’s more likely that they won’t succeed.

Derby County vs. Barrow FAQs

Where can I find a live stream of Derby County vs. Barrow?

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Derby County vs. Barrow will be played where?

Derby County takes on Barrow at Pride Park in Derby, England.

When is Derby County vs. Barrow scheduled to play?

Derby County vs. Barrow will take place on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at 12:00 BST.

Derby County vs Barrow is playing in what competition?

Derby County vs. Barrow are playing in the English football league or commonly known as Carabao Cup.

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