Ace Football previews the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest who meet up on Sunday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
Crystal Palace go up against Nottingham Forest at Selhurst Park this coming Sunday in a thrilling final Premier League match.
Ranked as number 11 in the Premier League standings, Crystal Palace, have so far collected 44 points this season, while Nottingham Forest collected 37 points. This puts them up as number 16 after 37 rounds.
Team form: Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest
Crystal Palace Form
Crystal Palace collected four points from their previous three matches, as they were defeated 1-0 against Tottenham. They retaliated in a 2-0 win against Bournemouth, before drawing 2-2 with Fulham. The Eagles claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Premier League. They also drew two and lost one, as they scored eight and conceded five goals.
Nottingham Forest Form
Nottingham Forest look in good shape before their upcoming match as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last three matches, they first beat Southampton by 4-3, before drawing 2-2 with Chelsea. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Arsenal by a 1-0 scoreline. The Reds came through their last six away games in the Premier League without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew one and lost five in which, they were outscored by 14 goals to seven.
Betting facts for Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 11 of the last 13 Crystal Palace home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 9 Crystal Palace home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Crystal Palace have not lost 8 of the last 9 home matches
- In 5 of the last 6 Crystal Palace matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 5 of the last 6 Crystal Palace matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Nottingham Forest have conceded in the last 15 matches in a row
- Nottingham Forest have not won the last 11 away matches in a row
- Nottingham Forest have conceded in 21 of the last 23 away matches
- In 10 of the last 12 matches Nottingham Forest played, both teams scored
- Nottingham Forest have not won 13 of the last 15 matches
Players under the radar: Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest
Eberechi Eze has three strikes in four Premier League matches for Crystal Palace, who will be relying on his services when clashing with Nottingham Forest. The visitors are looking to Taiwo Awoniyi, who has provided his team with five Premier League goals.
Betting markets: Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest
Selhurst Park witnessed Crystal Palace winning three times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing five and losing two as well. Nottingham Forest claimed zero wins, two draws, and eight defeats in their last 10 games away.
Both teams to score
Amazingly, Crystal Palace scored the first goal of the match in just three out of the last ten games at home. Nottingham Forest got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Crystal Palace probably enjoy the prospect of scoring on Sunday, as Nottingham Forest managed only one clean sheet in the previous 10 matches. The former claimed three clean sheets in their last 10 matches.
Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Crystal Palace’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Nottingham Forest, who scored 1.5 times on average in those matches.
Betting tip: Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest
To sum up, the upcoming match between Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Premier League game.