Burnley vs Crystal Palace EPL Betting Prediction

EPL Burnley vs Crystal Palace Prediction 2/24/2024

Burnley (3-18-4) travel to face off against Crystal Palace (6-12-7) on Saturday, February 24th. This match will be played at Selhurst Park in London. Burnley will be looking to bounce back from a loss in their last match, while Crystal Palace is coming off a draw. The match will get started at 10:00 AM ET.

Burnley vs Crystal Palace

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Burnley Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Burnley will be looking to put their last match behind them, as they lost to Arsenal by a score of 5-0. This match took place on their home pitch, and the money line payout for a Burnley win was +850. The five goals surpassed the line of 3.5 goals.

Overall, Arsenal took a total of 16 shots and had seven shots on goal. Burnley’s defense blocked three shots and intercepted six passes. The Gunners finished the match with six corner kicks.

On offense, Burnley didn’t have a single shot on goal on their eight total shot attempts. Dara O’Shea took two shots and the club finished with four corner kicks. James Trafford was the starting goalie for Arsenal, finishing with two saves.

Through 25 matches, Burnley has just 13 points, putting them in 19th place in the EPL. They have lost two straight matches and are just 1-10-2 at home this season. Overall, they are 3-18-4. In their last five matches, they have gone 0-3-2. Their last win came on December 16th vs. Sheffield United. After this match vs. Crystal Palace, they will return home to take on AFC Bournemouth on Sunday, March 3rd.

Crystal Palace Is Coming Off A Draw

Crystal Palace will be looking to get back on the winning track after drawing with Everton in their last match. Going into that match, they were the heavy underdog on the money line (+407) and the two combined goals was just short of the three-goal line.

Jordan Ayew scored on his only shot attempt and he was assisted by Jean-Philippe Meteta, who finished the match with two total shots. As a team, Crystal Palace had four shots on goal and 10 total shots.

On the defensive end, Crystal Palace held an Everton club to just one goal on four shots on goal. Sam Johnstone ended the match with three saves and the club blocked three shots while intercepting five passes.

Through 25 matches, Crystal Palace has a record of 6-12-7, putting them 15th in the EPL. At home, they are 3-6-3, and overall, they have gone 1-2-1 in their last four matches. On February 19th, they played to a 1-1 draw with 17th-ranked Everton FC. Next up, they will be on the road against Tottenham Hotspur FC on March 2nd. In the EPL table, they are tied with Brentford FC with 25 points.

Burnley Offense Breakdown

Through the first 20 matches of the season, Burnley has scored an average of 1.0 goals per match, which is 19th in the EPL. Zeki Amdouni is the team’s leading scorer with four goals, which is 58th in the league. He also leads the club in shots on goal, which is 19th in the EPL. Lyle Foster is the team’s leader in assists and is 48th in the league. He has also scored four goals this season.

Crystal Palace Offense Breakdown

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Crystal Palace’s offense has been below average this season, as they are scoring just 1.1 goals per match, which is 17th in the EPL. They have scored less than their season average in three straight matches. Odsonne Edouard is their leading scorer with six goals, which is 33rd in the EPL. Eberechi Eze has 19 shots on goal, which is 23rd in the EPL, and he has scored five goals. Jordan Ayew is their leader in assists with five, and he has also scored three goals.

Burnley Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Crystal Palace, Burnley’s defense is struggling, as they are 19th in the EPL in goals allowed per match (2.2). Over their last three matches, they have given up an average of 3.3 goals per match, including five goals to Arsenal FC. Keeper James Trafford is 16th in the EPL in clean sheets (2), and he is second in the league in saves (100). Overall, Burnley is 20th in blocked shots and 17th in interceptions.

Crystal Palace Defense Breakdown

Crystal Palace’s defense has been struggling of late, as they have given up 15 goals over their last six matches (2.5 per match). They have also given up at least three goals in three of their last six matches. Overall, they are 13th in the EPL in goals allowed per match (1.8). Keeper Sam Johnstone is 9th in the EPL with five clean sheets and 19th in saves (37). However, he has struggled of late, as he has given up at least three goals in three of his last six matches. Crystal Palace’s defense will be facing a Burnley offense that is 19th in the EPL in goals scored.

Burnley vs Crystal Palace Prediction

Looking at how we expect this EPL matchup between Burnley and Crystal Palace to play out, we are going with Crystal Palace to win by a score of 2-1. This season, both teams have been below average in terms of scoring, but our projections have Crystal Palace taking 18 shots overall and five shots on goal. Our top projected goal scorer for this matchup is Jean-Philippe Mateta for Crystal Palace. He has the best odds to score a goal overall. For Burnley, Jay Rodriguez has the best chance to score.

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