Opta Stats: Watford v Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson.
Can Roy Hodgson inspire Crystal Palace when they travel to Watford?

Relegation threatened Crystal Palace will be desperate for points when they travel to Watford. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"Following his brace against Brighton last time out, Wilfried Zaha became the third player to reach 20 Premier League goals for Crystal Palace, following Chris Armstrong (23) and Andrew Johnson (21)."

Zaha is 11/43.75 to find the net.

Watford are winless in their last six home meetings with Crystal Palace in all competitions (D3 L3), since a 2-0 Championship victory in February 2009. The draw is 12/53.4.

Crystal Palace won the reverse of this fixture in December, despite trailing from the 3rd to the 89th minute in the match. Palace are 8/52.6 to win again.

The Hornets haven't lost consecutive home Premier League games since their last two in 2016-17, when they lost to Liverpool and Manchester City. Crystal Palace are 5/61.85 in the Draw No Bet market.

Watford have lost four Premier League games this season thanks to goals conceded in the 90th minute or later, including their last match against Huddersfield - the most by a team in a single season in the competition's history. The draw half-time/Crystal Palace full-time double result is 5/16.0.

The Eagles have kept just one clean sheet in their last 11 Premier League games, a 2-0 victory at Huddersfield in March. Over 2.5 goals is 20/211.94.

75% of Watford's Premier League goals against Crystal Palace have been scored by Troy Deeney (3/4), with the exception being Daryl Janmaat's strike in the reverse fixture this season. Deeney is 11/43.75 to score.

Following his brace against Brighton last time out, Wilfried Zaha became the third player to reach 20 Premier League goals for Crystal Palace, following Chris Armstrong (23) and Andrew Johnson (21). Zaha is 11/43.75 to find the net.

The Ivorian has scored in his last two Premier League appearances - he's never previously scored in three in a row in league competition. He's 8/19.0 to score the first goal.

Troy Deeney has been directly involved in seven Premier League goals this season (5 goals, 2 assists), with all but one of those coming at Vicarage Road (an assist at Swansea the exception). Deeney is 7/18.0 to open the scoring.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.0 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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