Opta Stats: Crystal Palace v Newcastle United

Will the sun be shining on Alan Pardew when Crystal Palace take on Newcastle?
Will the sun be shining on Alan Pardew when Crystal Palace take on Newcastle?

Alan Pardew takes on his former club as Crystal Palace face Newcastle. Opta determines whether revenge is in the air.

"Crystal Palace have been leading at half-time in just one of their 24 Premier League matches so far this season (2-0 at WBA, game ended 2-2)."

The half-time draw is 21/202.06.

Dwight Gayle has opened the scoring in both matches between these two sides this season. Gayle is 6/17.0 to score the first goal.

The Magpies scored three goals from just four shots on target when they met earlier this season at St James Park. Over 2.5 goals is 7/52.4.

This match sees Alan Pardew come up against his former side Newcastle with swapped Tyneside for London in December after he managed 155 Premier League games with a win percentage of 37%. His Crystal Palace side are 7/52.42 to win.
 
Crystal Palace have won more points in their four Premier League games under Alan Pardew (9) than they had in their previous 11 Premier League matches combined (8). Palace are 4.1 to win half-time/full-time.

There have been five goals netted in the last five minutes of the last four games in all competitions between Palace and Newcastle (excludes extra time). The draw half-time/Crystal Palace full-time is 9/25.7.

Crystal Palace have won just three of their last 13 Premier League games at Selhurst Park (W3 D3 L7). Newcastle are 12/53.35 to win.

Palace had failed to score in seven matches in a row against Newcastle before this season, but have drawn 3-3 in the Barclays Premier League at St James Park and lost 2-3 in the Capital One Cup on home soil this term. Over 4.5 goals is 9/110.0.

Crystal Palace have been leading at half-time in just one of their 24 Premier League matches so far this season (2-0 at WBA, game ended 2-2). The half-time draw is 21/202.06.

Newcastle United have scored a league-low eight goals in the first half of Premier League games in 2014-15. The odds of the score being 0-0 at half-time are 8/52.58.

The Magpies have scored a league-high nine goals through substitutes this season in the Premier League. A draw half-time/Newcastle full-time double result is 7/17.8.

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