Barnsley vs. Sheffield Wednesday Preview: Odds, Date, Kick-Off Time and TV Channel for the 2023 League One Play-Off Final
Barnsley will face Sheffield Wednesday in the 2022/2023 League One Play-Off final.
Michael Duff’s Barnsley side saw off Bolton Wanderers in the semi-final of the League One play-offs to book their place in the final. After finishing bottom of the Championship table and being relegated last season, The Tykes now have the chance to bounce back to the second tier of English football at the first attempt.
Sheffield Wednesday pulled off one of the greatest moments in Football League history as they became the first ever side to turn around a four goal deficit after the first leg. Darren Moore’s men scored a 99th minute goal to force extra time against Peterborough after a 4-0 defeat in the first leg. The Owls went on to win 5-3 on penalties and now have the chance to return to the Championship after their relegation in 2021.
Here at BettingOdds.com we’ve taken a look at the early odds for the League One play-off final and all the details you need such as where the game is being played and where you can watch.
When is the League One Play-Off Final?
The 2022/2023 League One play-off final between Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday will take place on Monday 29 May, with the game scheduled to kick-off at 3pm GMT.
Where is the League One Play-Off Final?
The match will be played at the home of football, Wembley Stadium in London. The iconic venue has a capacity of 90,000, with 36,643 tickets being allocated to Sheffield Wednesday fans in the East side of the stadium, while Barnsley have been given slightly more at 37,325 in the West side.
Which TV Channel is the League One Play-Off Final on?
The League One play-off final will be shown live on Sky Sports Main event as well as their dedicated football channel, Sky Sports Football.
What are the Barnsley vs Sheffield Wednesday Odds
Barnsley are the outsiders of the pair heading into Monday’s match with The Tykes priced at 6/5 with most bookmakers to earn promotion. Sheffield Wednesday have been chalked up at 8/13 favourites to make it back to the Championship here.
In terms of the match result odds, Sheffield Wednesday can be backed at 6/5 to get the job done in 90 minutes. The draw is on offer at 23/10, while Barnsley can be sided with at 23/10 to win the game in normal time.
Who are the most recent winners of the League One Play-Off Final?
Sunderland managed a 2-0 win over Wycombe Wanderers 12 months ago to earn promotion to the Championship via the play-off final. Prior to 2022 the last four League One Play-Off finals had all finished with a 2-1 scoreline.