Opta Stats: Swansea City v Crystal Palace

Can Garry Monk's Swansea soar into the Champions League spots with a victory over Crystal Palace?
Can Garry Monk's Swansea soar into the Champions League spots with a victory over Crystal Palace?

Swansea could move into the top four this weekend, while Crystal Palace are in danger of slipping into the relegation zone. Opta are on hand with all the essential statistics.

"Gylfi Sigurdsson has assisted only one goal in his last five Premier League appearances, after crafting six in his opening seven PL games of the campaign."

Under 2.5 goals is 1.910/11.

Swansea City have won four and lost none of the last six meetings with Crystal Palace. The Swans are 1.834/5 to win.

Palace have scored just one goal in their last six league games against Swansea and that came in the last meeting, 1-1 at Liberty Stadium. Swansea are 2.526/4 to keep a clean sheet.

Wilfried Bony is the top scoring Premier League player in 2014 with 17 goals. Bony is 2.47/5 to add to his tally.

Bony has scored five goals in his last six Premier League outings for Swansea. He is 5.14/1 to score the first goalscorer.

Crystal Palace have made a league-low 2464 successful passes this season, only just more than half of Swansea's total (4716). Swansea are 2.8815/8 to win half-time/full-time.

Swansea have had just six headed attempts at goal all season, fewer than any other Premier League side. Palace are 5.39/2 to keep a clean sheet.

Including penalties, Palace have conceded nine goals from set-pieces in the league this season, more than any other side. Over 2.5 goals is 2.0621/20.

However, Crystal Palace have also scored the most goals from set-pieces (9, including penalties) in the Premier League this season. Over 3.5 goals is 3.711/4.

Gylfi Sigurdsson has assisted only one goal in his last five Premier League appearances, after crafting six in his opening seven PL games of the campaign. Under 2.5 goals is 1.910/11.

Four of Dwight Gayle's nine Premier League goals for Palace have come as a substitute. Gayle is 3.7511/4 to score.

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