Opta Stats: Bournemouth v Crystal Palace

Will Eddie Howe be applauding Bournemouth after their match with Crystal Palace?
Will Eddie Howe be applauding Bournemouth after their match with Crystal Palace?

Bournemouth host a Crystal Palace team fighting against relegation. Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"The Cherries have both scored and conceded in 12 of their last 13 Premier League games, including each of the last seven in a row."

Both teams to score is 4/61.66.

The home side haven't won any of the five previous Premier League meetings between these two, with three draws and two away wins. Crystal Palace are 2/12.94 to win.

Crystal Palace have kept a clean sheet in both of their Premier League away games against Bournemouth, with a 2-0 win last season following a 0-0 draw in December 2015. Under 2.5 goals is 21/202.06.

Indeed, Palace have only kept three consecutive away clean sheets at one top-flight club - doing so against Huddersfield between 1970 and 2018. Under 1.5 goals is 11/43.75.

The Cherries have both scored and conceded in 12 of their last 13 Premier League games, including each of the last seven in a row. Both teams to score is 4/61.66.

There has also been a goal scored in the 89th minute or later in each of Bournemouth's last six Premier League games, with four of those goals affecting the outcome of the match. The draw half-time/Bournemouth full-time double result is 5/16.0.

Bournemouth have won 14 of a possible 21 points from their last seven home Premier League games (W4 D2 L1). They are 8/52.6 to win.

After gaining a maximum six points from their opening two Premier League games in 2018, Crystal Palace have won just five from their last 27 available in the division (W1 D2 L6). Bournemouth are 5/61.85 Draw No Bet.

The Eagles haven't won back-to-back Premier League away games since April 2017. A draw is 5/23.5.

Jermain Defoe has scored a brace in each of his last three Premier League games against Crystal Palace - only one other player has scored 2+ goals in four consecutive appearances versus a single team in the competition (Michael Owen vs Newcastle between 1998-2001). Defoe is 9/52.8 to score.

Christian Benteke has an xG figure of 9.28 in the Premier League this season, meaning based on the quality of chances he's had the average player would have scored nine goals. This is the 14th highest number in the division, but the Belgian has scored just twice - fewer than 101 different players so far in 2017-18. Bournemouth are 7/24.5 to win to nil.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.00 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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