In this weekend’s preview for Crystal Palace v Newcastle United read up on my prediction along with analysis for the match in week 17 of the Premier League. Included with each match preview are statistics and betting odds to help with your own predictions.
Crystal Palace are still in the relegation zone despite having won three of their last six matches including keeping clean sheets in their last three home matches. While they have scored in three consecutive Premier League matches now, they have still scored the fewest goals in the league with just 11.
Newcastle United have put together a decent run of results going unbeaten in six out of their last seven EPL games. They have struggled a bit more on the road with alternating wins and losses in their last six, which includes two 1-0 wins over Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur. Included in those away matches are the 3-0 loss to Swansea as well as the 2-1 loss to Sunderland. This season Newcastle has failed to score in just three matches; the 4-0 away loss to Manchester City to start the season, the 0-0 draw to West Ham United in the second match of the season, and the 3-0 loss to Swansea.
While my prediction is for a Newcastle United win, this is a match-up of two rather inconsistent teams. While Newcastle are favorites to get the win, Crystal Palace have played well in recent matches and will make it difficult. They could very easily nick a draw or even a win.
Betting Odds: Palace win: 3.05-3.24; Draw: 3.26-3.34; Newcastle win: 2.35-2.45
Form: Crystal Palace (D, W, L, W, W, L) Newcastle (W, W, W, L, W, D)
Prediction: Crystal Palace 0 – 2 Newcastle United
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