Opta Stats: Crystal Palace v Chelsea

Will Roy Hodgson's poor run continue when Crystal Palace take on Chelsea?
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It's a London derby between two teams at opposite ends of the table as Crystal Palace host Chelsea. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"Chelsea (421) have won more points in Premier League London derbies than any other side in the competition’s history (P232 W119 D64 L49)."

They are [2.08] to win half-time/full-time.

Crystal Palace have won only one of their previous eight Premier League matches against Chelsea at Selhurst Park (W1 D1 L6), winning 1-0 in March 2014 under Tony Pulis. Chelsea are [1.4] to win.

Chelsea (421) have won more points in Premier League London derbies than any other side in the competition's history (P232 W119 D64 L49). They are [2.08] to win half-time/full-time.

Crystal Palace are currently on the second longest run in minutes without scoring from the start of the season in Football League history (630 minutes) - only Halifax Town in the fourth tier in 1990-91 (730 minutes) had a longer wait to score. The draw half-time/Chelsea full-time double result is [2.2].

Crystal Palace could become the first team in Football League history to lose nine consecutive games without scoring - on only three other occasions have a team lost eight games in a row without scoring and only once in the top-flight (Sunderland between November 1976 and January 1977). Under 2.5 goals is [2.12].

Chelsea have failed to score in two of their last three Premier League matches under Antonio Conte, as many as in their previous 36. The Blues only failed to score in three of their 38 PL games last season and have already drawn a blank in two of their seven so far this term. Under 1.5 goals is [4.3].

Antonio Conte could become the first Chelsea manager to record two separate winning runs of 6+ Premier League away games (also December 2016), with the Blues winning their last five on the road in the PL. Chelsea are [3.4] to win both halves.

Roy Hodgson has never lost his first four Premier League games in charge of a team (lost first three with Fulham). Palace are [5.1] to end their losing run with a draw.

Cesc Fabregas (49 goals) could become just the third Spanish player to net 50 goals in the Premier League after Diego Costa (52) and Fernando Torres (85). Fabregas could be the first Spanish midfielder to reach this milestone. Fabregas is [4.8] to score.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 45 pts
Returned: 41.09 pts
P/L: -3.91 pts

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