Crystal Palace vs Leicester Betting Preview, Premier League Betting Tips

Crystal Palace vs Leicester Odds – Saturday 15th April 2017 – 15:00

Crystal Palace are 4/5 with the draw at 13/5 and Leicester are 7/2

Betting tips and match preview | Premier League

Crystal Palace welcome Leicester 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 3-0 win against Arsenal.

Former Spurs winger Andros Townsend (17) opened the scoring for Palace, after some poor defending from the Gunners.

Yohan Cabaye (63) scored Palace’s second midway through the second half, with a looping effort.

Luka Milivojevic scored Palace’s third from the penalty spot (68), after Martinez brought down Townsend in the box.

It was a poor performance from Arsenal, who registered just one shot on target in the second half.

Eagles In Great Form

It is Palace’s fifth win in their last six matches, a record that Allardyce will be delighted with.

It means that they are six points above the relegation zone, having played one game less than their rivals.

Wins against both Arsenal and Chelsea have been the highlights, their only blemish was the defeat at St.Mary’s.

They have conceded just five goals in their last six matches, scoring 10 goals in an excellent run of results.

Palace Need Breathing Space

Crystal Palace have endured a miserable 14 months, but they come into the match as favourites.

This will be a tough match for Allardyce and his side, with Leicester fighting to finish their season strongly.

Crystal Palace will be looking to better their record against Leicester, in 37 matches they have won 12, lost 14 and drawn 11.

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Foxes Suffer Away Blues

The Foxes come into this match on the back of another defeat, this time a narrow 1-0 defeat at the Vicente Calderon.

In what was the biggest night of Leicester’s history, they succumbed to a marginal defeat against Atletico in the Quarter Final first leg.

Antoine Griezmann scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot (28), after a clumsy challenge from Marc Albrighton.

Replays show Leicester were unlucky, with the initial contact coming from outside the area.

Atletico dominated possession with the Spaniards enjoying 61% of the ball, compared with Leicester’s 31%.

The Foxes failed to register a shot on target, with Atletico defence remaining resolute to keep Vardy and co quiet.

Back To Back Defeats

Leicester had been in excellent form of late, but they have now registered back to back defeats.

That defeat was their second under Craig Shakespeare, but they have an excellent chance of progression still.

Leicester will be looking to return to winning ways, with the Foxes still an outside chance of a top ten finish.

More Of The Same

The match against Palace sees Leicester emerge as underdogs, despite their excellent recent form.

This will be a tough fixture for Leicester, as Palace are in excellent form and have won five of their last six.

Leicester will be looking to make it four successive wins against Palace in this encounter.

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Both teams are 8/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Crystal Palace are Christian Benteke at 9/2 with Fraizer Campbell and Wilfried Zaha at 6/1. ForLeicester, Jamie Vardy is at 13/2 with Islam Slimani and Leonardo Ulloa at 8/1.

The last time that these two sides met Leicester won 3-1 and the odds of the same result are 40/1.

Crystal Palace vs Leicester Odds

Tip 1 – Benteke to score first @ 9/2

Tip 2 – 3-3 draw @ 50/1