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Premier League – Crystal Palace vs Leicester City: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Leicester City and offers team stats, betting tips and odds.

Crystal Palace welcome Leicester City to Selhurst Park for a Premier League match on Sunday afternoon.

After finishing in 14th place last season, Palace have begun the new campaign with 1 win in their opening 6 games. The Eagles are 15th in the league table, one point behind 13th-placed Leicester.

The bookmakers naturally have prices available on the upcoming encounter. An Eagles win pays out at 3.00 at the time of writing, the best prize for a draw is 3.45, while an away win for Leicester returns you odds of 2.50.

Early performances in the Premier League have been miserable for Leicester. Wilfred Ndidi’s struggles with a hamstring problem are an additional blow as the Foxes try to bounce back against a Zaha-led Palace.

Our tip

Facts and figures for Crystal Palace vs Leicester

  • Crystal Palace unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
  • Crystal Palace conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Crystal Palace’s last 4 of 6 matches.
  • Leicester did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Leicester’s last 8 of 10 matches;
  • Leicester scored the last 10 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Leicester conceded the last 10 matches in a row when playing away.

Form Crystal Palace vs Leicester

Eagles paddling along.

It has been a roller coaster couple of weeks for Crystal Palace with performances showing little sign of stability. In their 3 latest outings, Patrick Viera’s side achieved a 3-0 win against Tottenham and went on to a 3-0 defeat against Liverpool. Their latest game produced a 1-1 draw with Brighton.

The Foxes struggling for results.

Leicester go into this encounter on the back of a miserable form in previous games. In has been a bit of everything for Brendan Rodgers’ side in their previous 3 matches, where they first beat Millwall by 2-0. This was followed by a disappointing 2-2 draw with Burnley, before an encounter with Legia Warsaw produced a 1-0 defeat.

Crystal Palace v Leicester – Fixture history

In the most recent encounter between Leicester and Crystal Palace, the former managed to hold on to a tight 2-1 win.

Crystal Palace have the following 4-2-4 meeting statistics with Leicester. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet 7 times in the last 10 matches between Crystal Palace and Leicester. Both teams to score paid out 5 times in those 10 matches.

Standings in Premier League

Primary goalgetter

Looking at the goal scorer market, it would seem like a good idea to side with Wilfried Zaha as he is the top scoring player for Crystal Palace in their last 6 matches. He managed to find the back of the net 2 times and will surely want to add some more goals in the following match against Leicester.

The visitors will be looking up to in-form Jamie Vardy to find the net once again as he has been their their top scorer recently. The English striker has netted 5 goals in the last 6 matches.