Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Premier League Predictions

Premier League Arsenal vs Crystal Palace
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Premier League

The match is over.
Score: 2-2.

One of the standout games of the Premier League weekend sees high-flying Crystal Palace travel to an Arsenal side who are trying to consolidate their position in the top four.

Predictions

Arsenal are in reasonably good form – they are unbeaten in their last eight matches in all competitions and have triumphed in five of the last six.

Unai Emery’s side have recorded recent home league victories over both Aston Villa and Bournemouth having been held away from home at Manchester United.

Crystal Palace went down 2-0 at home to Manchester City last time out but had lost just one of their last six in the league, winning four of those.

They currently occupy a top six position in the standings and have recorded impressive victories at both Manchester United and West Ham this season.

The hosts will be favourites to triumph in this clash due to possessing home advantage, superior form and quality over Palace.

The home side are favourites to win this game although it may not be comfortable – a 2-2 draw would appear a likely outcome from it.

Betting Tips

Arsenal’s last five home games have produced a grand total of 19 goals while Palace’s last three matches on the road have produced a total of 10 goals. Furthermore, 19 goals have gone in across the past four meetings of these two sides and a similar outcome is likely here – making four goals or more among the best online betting odds for the matchday.888Sport have over 3.5 goals at 6/5.

Palace took four points from their two games against Arsenal last season including a well-deserved 3-2 triumph six months ago in April. The defeat to City was their only loss in their last four while they have won two of their last three games on the road. This trip across London could well be another successful one for Palace. 19/10 is favourable odds, available at 888Sport.

Statistics

Head to Head

Palace won a pulsating encounter 3-2 at the Emirates in April while the two sides also played out a 2-2 draw at Selhurst Park earlier in the 2018/19 campaign.

Stats

  • Outside of the top three clubs, Crystal Palace have the third strongest defensive record in the Premier League (10 goals conceded).
  • Conversely, Sheffield United are the only team outside the relegation zone to score fewer (7) than Palace’s tally of 9 in their opening 9 league games.
  • Only Liverpool (0) have lost fewer league matches than Arsenal (1) this campaign.
  • Arsenal have conceded 4 goals more than Sheffield United this season – the Blades have 6 points fewer.

Aspiring football journalist who realised he could put his vast knowledge towards gambling and making some money. With years spent on Football Manager, his boyhood obsession has carried over into his adult life and he's proven his mum that all that time spent playing a game wasn't to be wasted. A European football expert, James writes about anything on the continent and has began expanding his knowledge to other leagues in South America, Asia and the USA.

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