Crystal Palace are in desperate need of a win when they face Watford. Opta weighs up the odds.
"Only Jamie Vardy (8) has scored the opening goal of a Premier League game more often than Odion Ighalo (6) this season."
Ighalo is 6.611/2 to score the first goal.
Crystal Palace have won seven and lost just one of the last 10 meetings with Watford in all competitions. They are 2.3211/8 to win.
The Eagles have scored the opening goal of the game from a penalty in three of the last four meetings between the two sides. They are 3.02/1 to be leading at half-time.
Only Jamie Vardy (8) has scored the opening goal of a Premier League game more often than Odion Ighalo (6) this season. Ighalo is 6.611/2 to score the first goal.
Referee Rob Madley has awarded a league-high 10 penalties in the 17 Premier League matches that he has taken charge of in 2015-16. You can find odds of 5.004/1 for a penalty to be taken in the match.
Watford (7) and Crystal Palace (9) have conceded the fewest goals in the first half of Premier League games this season. The odds of the half-time score being 0-0 is 2.568/5.
Only Southampton (454) have fired in more crosses from open play than Crystal Palace (436) this season in the Premier League. Over 2.5 goals is 2.427/5.
Watford have allowed their opponents to make a league-high 480 crosses from open play this season. Both teams to score is 2.0421/20.
The Hornets have caught their opponents offside the most in the Premier League this season (84). Watford are 3.613/5 to keep a clean sheet.
Palace have scored a league-high eight goals from defenders this season. Scott Dann is 6.611/2 to find the net.