Betting tips – Arsenal vs Crystal Palace – 01.01.2017
Arsenal and Crystal Palace will face each other in a 100% London duel that will end the first part of Premier League campaign. The kick off is set Sunday at 16:00.
Arsenal had a great run few weeks ago, but then they struggled and lost the leading position. The Gunners are now on the fourth position, with 37 points, only one more than Spurs. Wenger’s team needs three points with any price here and if they win the game, then it is not excluded to see them back on the podium.
Crystal Palace have the best attack in England if we exclude the Top 5 teams, scoring 29 times in 18 rounds. Their top scorer is Christian Benteke, hitting the net eight times. The visitors have 16 points and a 29-33 goal difference, struggling in defense. Palace are the first ones above red line, with only two points more than Sunderland.
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace probable lineups:
Arsenal (4-2-3-1): Cech – Bellerin, Paulista, Koscielny, Monreal – Coquelin, Xhaka – Iwobi, Ozil, Sanchez – Giroud.
Crystal Palace (4-2-3-1): Hennessey – Kelly, Dann, Fryers, Ward – Cabaye, Flamini – Townsend, Puncheon, Zaha – Benteke.
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace prediction: Over 2,5 goals @ 1.53
Both teams have very good attacks, scoring no fewer than 68 goals together in 18 rounds. More than that, Palace struggle in defense and we expect to see at least three goals Sunday at Emirates Stadium.