Opta Stats: Crystal Palace v Tottenham Hotspur

Alan Pardew returns to his former club Crystal Palace as they face Tottenham.
Alan Pardew returns to his former club Crystal Palace as they face Tottenham.

Alan Pardew begins his battle to rescue Crystal Palace from relegation with a tough game against Spurs. Opta brings you their statistical analysis.

"Spurs have won six and lost just one of their last nine Premier League matches."

Tottenham are 5/42.24 to win.

Crystal Palace have gone eight Premier League games without a win (W0 D5 L3). The draw is 5/23.5.

Tottenham Hotspur have recovered more points from losing positions than any other team in the Barclays Premier League (12). The half-time Crystal Palace/full-time Spurs double result is priced at 33/134.0.

The Eagles have failed to score in five of their last seven Premier League matches. Spurs are 2/13.0 to keep a clean sheet.

Harry Kane has scored five goals in his last five Premier League matches. Kane is 13/82.62 to find the net.

Palace have failed to score in their last three Premier League games against Spurs. Under 2.5 goals is 4/51.83.

Spurs have won six and lost just one of their last nine Premier League matches. Tottenham are 5/42.24 to win.

Harry Kane has the best minutes/goal ratio of any player to score at least five PL goals for Tottenham (149, Klinsmann 169). He is 5/16.2 to score the first goal.

Spurs have conceded more penalties than any other club in the top flight (5). The odds of a player being sent off are 3.55.

Alan Pardew is only the second person to manage three London clubs in the Premier League (West Ham, Charlton, Crystal Palace) after Harry Redknapp (West Ham, Tottenham, QPR). The odds of him masterminding an opening Premier League win for Palace, are 3.45.

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