Opta Stats: Crystal Palace v Leicester

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson.
Will Roy Hodgson still be smiling after Crystal Palace's match with Leicester?

Crystal Palace can take a giant step towards safety with a win over Leicester. Opta rates their chances.

"Crystal Palace have won just one of their last five Premier League meetings with Leicester (D1 L3), though it was in the reverse fixture back in December (3-0, their first away win of the season)."

Palace are 11/102.12 to do the double over Leicester.

Crystal Palace have won just one of their last five Premier League meetings with Leicester (D1 L3), though it was in the reverse fixture back in December (3-0, their first away win of the season). Palace are 11/102.12 to do the double over Leicester.

Leicester have lost just one of their last five away league games at Palace (W2 D2), a 2-0 defeat in a Premier League match in September 2014. The draw is 13/53.6.

The Eagles have never won two top-flight games in a season against the same opponent by a margin of at least three goals before. Palace are 12/53.4 to win half-time/full-time.

Palace are looking to secure back-to-back home Premier League wins for the first time since April 2017 (a run of three). They are 8/151.53 in the Draw No Bet market.

The Foxes have both scored and conceded in a league-high 22 different Premier League games this season - only in 1994-95 (25) have they done so in more games in a single campaign in the competition. Both teams to score is 5/71.71.

Crystal Palace have shipped more first-half goals than any other Premier League side this season (28), while only the current top six have scored more in the opening 45 minutes than Leicester (23). The Foxes are 16/54.2 to be winning at half-time.

Six of Crystal Palace's last eight home Premier League goals have been scored in the opening 25 minutes of matches - just two of their first 14 at Selhurst Park this season had been scored so early. Palace are 7/42.7 to have a half-time lead.

Roy Hodgson has won each of his last four matches against Leicester in all competitions, drawing his other match against them. The draw half-time/Crystal Palace full-time double result is 9/25.5.

Only Harry Kane (15) and Mo Salah (13) have scored more away Premier League goals this season than Jamie Vardy (9). Vardy is 9/52.8 to score.

Indeed, the England striker has scored four goals across his last six Premier League games in London, having netted just two in his first 11 top-flight games in the capital. Vardy is 5/16.0 to score the first goal.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

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

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