Author: Bharath Ram
Last Updated: January 2, 2020
Selhurst Park is the destination for the upcoming match between Crystal Palace and Leicester City this weekend. Palace have been able to remain just outside the bottom three but it may not be long before the club back into the relegation zone if they continue on the poor run of form. Meanwhile, Leicester City have been dropping slowly down the table and it may not be before the team drop out of the top half. Follow all our predictions, free bets, football bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Palace were at the end of a 3-2 defeat against West Ham in the latest league match. This was the second consecutive away defeat for the Hammers, who were beaten by Brighton in the previous game.
Leicester City have lost for the first time in eight matches after Spurs picked up a 2-0 victory at the King Power Stadium last weekend. However, Leicester have not been in good form of late.
The recent game between Palace and Leicester produced a 5-0 success for the Eagles at Selhurst Park. Our betting tips and predictions, though, would go with a draw this time around.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Draw at 3.20[/bet_tip_now]
Crystal Palace and Leicester City are missing some key players coming into this fixture. This makes them vulnerable to dropping points in this match. Leicester City have been quite poor going forward throughout the campaign and they are likely to struggle even in this match. Crystal Palace will be without their talisman, Wilfried Zaha, due to suspension. It is a huge blow for Roy Hodgson’s men, who lack in creativity going forward. The two teams could end up playing out a draw, as per our preview.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Draw at 3.20[/bet_tip_now]
Crystal Palace win odds: 2.62
Leicester City win odds: 3.00
Correct Score odds
The two teams have several deficiencies coming into this match; Crystal Palace are without their talisman Zaha, while Leicester City have struggled to get the best out of Jamie Vardy this season. As a result, both clubs have been quite mediocre going forward. Our correct score prediction would opt for a 1-1 draw.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]1-1 draw at 6.50[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
The recent game between Palace and Leicester may have produced an incredible five goals, but the likelihood of a repeat of this score is low. In fact, this match could end up as a dull game with little goalmouth action considering that both clubs do not have the best players or their best players have not been going through a good run of form. Our total goals prediction would opt for under 2.5 goals in this match.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals under 2.5 at 1.61[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
The absence of Wilfried Zaha significantly lowers Palace’s offensive threat. Palace have not scored a lot of goals at home this season. Jamie Vardy has the potential to exploit Palace’s defence on the counter even if he has not been in the best form recently. Vardy has relied heavily on penalties in order to get to 5 league goals this season. Still, our first goalscorer prediction would back Vardy.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Jamie Vardy at 6.00[/bet_tip_now]
Free bet offers
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