Opta Stats: Huddersfield v Crystal Palace
Two teams struggling at the bottom of the Premier League meet when Huddersfield take on Crystal Palace. Opta presents the vital statistics.
"Crystal Palace have lost their last 12 Premier League matches in which Wilfried Zaha has been absent, since a 3-2 win against Sunderland in September 2016. The Eagles have failed to score in 10 of those 12 games, including last time out versus Southampton."
This will be the third Premier League meeting between Huddersfield and Crystal Palace, with the away side winning both previous matches without conceding in 2017-18. Crystal Palace are [2.54] to win.
Crystal Palace have won all three of their top-flight away matches against Huddersfield, keeping a clean sheet on each trip (5 goals scored). It is their best such 100% away record against a single team in the top tier of English football. Palace are [4.00] to win to nil.
Huddersfield have lost their last two matches in all competitions against Crystal Palace (0- 1 in the EFL Cup in September 2017 and 0-2 in the Premier League in March 2018) - they have never lost three consecutive games against the Eagles. Another 2-0 win for Palace is [11.5].
Huddersfield have failed to win any of their last eight Premier League matches (D4 L4); they've never gone nine games without winning in the competition. The draw is [3.2].
David Wagner's Huddersfield side haven't scored in any of their last four league games at the John Smith's Stadium - they last went five home league games without finding the net during a six-match streak ending in March 1972. Under 2.5 goals is [1.68].
David Wagner has the worst goals per game record of any manager in the Premier League to have taken charge of 30+ games (0.71 goals per game). Under 1.5 goals is [3.0].
After winning four consecutive Premier League games, Crystal Palace have since lost their last three matches, conceding exactly two goals in each loss. Huddersfield are [3.3] to win.
Since the start of last season, Huddersfield have scored fewer Premier League goals than any other side to appear in both campaigns (30). Under 2.5 goals is [1.68].
Crystal Palace have lost their last 12 Premier League matches in which Wilfried Zaha has been absent, since a 3-2 win against Sunderland in September 2016. The Eagles have failed to score in 10 of those 12 games, including last time out versus Southampton. Zaha is [3.3] to score, should he be fit.
Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke missed four 'big chances' in their 0-2 defeat to Southampton on matchday four - the most by a player in a single Premier League game since Zlatan Ibrahimovic vs Bournemouth in March 2017 (also 4 misses). Benteke is [3.7] to break his duck and score his first goal of the season.
Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L
Staked: 53.00 pts
Returned: 50.57 pts
P/L: -2.43 pts