Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Odds – Monday 10th April 2017 – 20:00 – Sky Sports 1
Crystal Palace are 3/1 with the draw at 14/5 and Arsenal are 5/6
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Crystal Palace welcome Arsenal to Selhurst Park this Saturday, with both sides looking to secure a crucial three points.
Sam Allardyce’s side come into this match on the back of a 3-1 defeat against Southampton.
The visitors took the lead through Christian Benteke midway through the first half (31), with the Belgian scoring his second in as many games.
Southampton equalised just before half time, with Nathan Redmond (45) scoring in the dying minutes of the first half.
Claude Peul’s side left it late to win the match, with Maya Yoshida scoring the Saints second just six minutes before time (84).
James Ward-Prowse made it 3-1 just a minute later (85), with Palace completely capitulating.
Eagles In Great Form
It is Palace’s fourth win in their last six matches, a record that Allardyce will be wanting to build on.
It means that they are three points above the relegation zone, having played one game less than their rivals.
Defeats against Stoke and Southampton have been Palace’s main concern but they appear to have turned the corner.
Their defence has been their biggest weakness, but they have conceded just five goals in six matches.
Palace Need Breathing Space
Crystal Palace have endured a miserable 14 months, they come into the match as underdogs.
This will be a tough match for Allardyce and his side, with Arsenal fighting for a fourth place finish.
Crystal Palace will be looking to better their record against Arsenal, in 33 matches they have won 2, lost 22 and drawn 9.
Gunners Finally Win
The Gunners come into this match in mixed form, despite recording a thumping win against West Ham 3-0.
The first half was a quiet affair, with both sides evenly matched and no goals scored.
It took until the 58th minute when Mesut Ozil opened the scoring for the Gunners, with the German slotting past Darren Randolph.
Arsenal doubled their advantage 10 minutes later through Theo Walcott (68), who scored his second goal in as many matches.
Olivier Giroud (83) made it 3-0 with seven minutes to go, it was the final act in another dismal chapter for West Ham.
Gunners Down And Out
The Gunners now desperately need to register wins in the league, with a top four finish their only realistic aim.
They have suffered defeats against West Brom, Liverpool and Bayern Munich in their last six matches.
It’s proved to be the same old for Arsenal, with a top four finish and FA Cup run all that is left in this campaign.
Arsenal come into this match as the favourites, with their pedigree informing the odds in this match.
Wenger’s men will be looking to build on two matches undefeated, and register back to back wins.
Arsenal will be looking to draw on the 2-0 win against Palace earlier in the season, and register their 23rd win against the Eagles.
Both teams are 4/7 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Crystal Palace are Christian Benteke at 7/1 with Fraizer Campbell and Wilfried Zaha at 9/1. For Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez is at 7/2 with Olivier Giroud and Danny Welbeck at 4/1.
The last time that these two sides met Arsenal won 2-0 and the odds of the same result are 17/2.
Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Odds
Tip 1 – Benteke to score first @ 7/1
Tip 2 – Palace to win 2-1 @ 12/1