Opta Stats: Burnley v Crystal Palace

Will Sean Dyche be applauding after Burnley's match with Crystal Palace?
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Crystal Palace are in desperate need of points as they travel to Burnley. Opta rates their chances.

"Burnley won both Premier League clashes against Palace last season, their first league double over them since the 2001-02 season."

They're [2.38] to win again.

Burnley won both Premier League clashes against Palace last season, their first league double over them since the 2001-02 season. They're [2.38] to win again.

Crystal Palace haven't lost three consecutive league games against Burnley since February 1971 - a run of four in a row. They are [3.25] to end their losing run with a draw.

Burnley have won six of their eight top-flight games against the Eagles (D1 L1), their only defeat a 3-2 reverse at Turf Moor in January 2015, a game the Clarets led 2-0. They are [1.66] in the Draw No Bet market.

Crystal Palace are yet to score a Premier League goal this season as we head in to MD4. Burnley are [2.5] to keep a clean sheet.

Frank de Boer is only the fifth manager in Premier League history to see their first three games in charge of a club end as a defeat without his side scoring - the other four were Gianluca Vialli at Chelsea, Kevin Ball at Sunderland, Steve McClaren at Middlesbrough and Stuart Gray at Southampton. Under 2.5 goals is [1.66].

The record for the fewest number of Premier League matches that a permanent manager has been in charge of a club for in the competition is currently held by Les Reed at Charlton in 2006-07 (7 games). De Boer is [1.58] to be the next manager to leave his position.

Should Burnley's new signing Chris Wood appear in this game, this would be his sixth league game against the Eagles - all with different clubs (West Brom, Birmingham, Bristol City, Millwall, Leicester and Burnley). He scored in his last league game against them, for Leicester in a 2-2 draw in April 2013. Wood is [2.9] to score.

Chris Wood has scored in over half of his league appearances since the start of 2016-17 (25/48 - 52%). He's [6.1] to score the opening goal.

Ashley Barnes scored a goal in both Premier League games against Crystal Palace last season - the Eagles are one of two teams he's netted more than one Premier League goal against along with Spurs (2). Barnes is [3.75] to find the net.

Lee Chung-yong could make his 100th Premier League appearance in this match, becoming only the third South Korean player to reach this landmark in the competition after Park Ji-Sung and Ki Sung-yueng. He's [8.5] to mark the occasion with a goal.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 48 pts
Returned: 42.52 pts
P/L: -5.48 pts

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