Manchester City vs Crystal Palace FC PL Betting prediction

EPL Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Prediction 4/6/2024

Manchester City (20-3-7) travel to face off against Crystal Palace (7-14-9) on Saturday, April 6th. This match will be played at Selhurst Park in London. Manchester City is coming off a win in their previous match, while Crystal Palace will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Manchester City. The match is scheduled for 7:30 AM ET.

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace

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Manchester City Is Coming Off A Win

Manchester City will be looking to keep things rolling after picking up a 4-1 win over Aston Villa. This win came on their home pitch, and they were the heavy favorite at -530. The five combined goals surpassed the pre-match over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Leading the offensive attack for Manchester City was Phil Foden, who scored three times on his four total shots. Rodri was the only other player for Manchester City to find the net, with his goal coming on his only shot on target. Overall, Manchester City had 11 shots on target and 25 shots.

On the defensive end, Manchester City allowed just one goal on Aston Villa’s three total shots on target. Stefan Ortega Moreno finished with two saves on the match, and the club’s defenders blocked seven shots and intercepted five passes.

Manchester City enters this match against Crystal Palace with a record of 20-3-7, which has them in 3rd place in the EPL. They have been favored in all 30 of their matches this season, going 20-3-7 in those matches. Over their last seven matches, they have gone 4-0-3, including a win over 4th-ranked Aston Villa FC on April 3rd. Following this match, they will be at home on April 13th vs. Luton Town FC.

Crystal Palace Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Crystal Palace will be looking to get back on track after losing to AFC Bournemouth by a score of 1-0. This loss came on the road and despite only playing to a combined one goal, the over/under line was 2.5 goals. The Crystal Palace money line payout was +320.

Overall, Crystal Palace took three shots, two of which were on target. Jean-Philippe Mateta and Joachim Andersen were the two players for Crystal Palace who took one total shot and one shot on target. As a club, Crystal Palace had two corner kicks.

Dean Henderson finished with five saves on Bournemouth’s 11 total shots and six shots on target. The only goal allowed by Henderson came on a penalty kick, which was taken by David Brooks. Crystal Palace’s defenders finished with seven interceptions and didn’t block a shot.

In their last four matches, Crystal Palace has gone 0-2-2, including a loss to 17th-ranked Nottingham Forest and a loss to 11th-ranked AFC Bournemouth. On the season, they are 7-14-9, which has them in 14th place in the EPL. They are currently nine points behind 13th-ranked Fulham and two points ahead of 15th-ranked Brentford. Overall, they have been favored in 12 matches, going 6-3-3, while they have been the underdog in 18 matches, going just 1-11-6. After this match, they will take on Liverpool FC on the road.

Manchester City Offense Breakdown

Manchester City is second in the EPL in goals scored this season, averaging 2.2 per match. Erling Haaland is the top scorer in the EPL and leads Manchester City with 18 goals. He also leads the club in shots on goal. Phil Foden is the leader in assists for Manchester City and is 9th in the EPL in that category. He is also 8th in the EPL in goals scored. Manchester City is first in the EPL in shots on goal and corners and has had more corners than their opponents in 66.7% of their matches. They also lead the league in passing percentage.

Crystal Palace Offense Breakdown

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Crystal Palace has scored 1.1 goals per match this season, which is 17th in the EPL. They have scored less than their season average in four straight matches. Michael Olise is their top scorer with six goals, which is 55th in the EPL. Eberechi Eze leads the team in shots on goal and is 19th in the league in that category. He has also scored six goals. Jordan Ayew has four goals and six assists, which is 25th in the EPL.

Manchester City Defense Breakdown

Manchester City’s defense has been solid this season, allowing just 1.0 goals per match, which is 3rd best in the EPL. They are also the top team in blocked shots, but they are last in interceptions. Keeper Ederson is 2nd in clean sheets with 8, and he is 17th in saves. Over their last four matches, they have given up just 0.8 goals per match, and they have faced some tough offenses during that stretch, including Arsenal and Liverpool.

Crystal Palace Defense Breakdown

Crystal Palace’s defense has been up and down over their last seven matches, but they have been able to hold their own against some of the weaker offenses in the EPL. They have given up just one goal in three of their last four matches, including their most recent match against AFC Bournemouth. However, they did give up three goals to Chelsea FC back on February 12th. Keeper Sam Johnstone is 9th in the EPL with six clean sheets, and he is 20th in saves with 41.

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Prediction

Manchester City comes into this EPL matchup with Crystal Palace as the better offensive team, ranking 2nd in goals scored and 1st in shots on goal. Our prediction is for Manchester City to win this match 2-0, with Erling Haaland having the best chance to score a goal for Manchester City. As for Crystal Palace, look for Jean-Philippe Mateta to have the best chance to find the net. When it comes to our projections, we have Manchester City taking 19 shots compared to just five for Crystal Palace.

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