Cardiff City vs Crystal Palace: EPL Game Preview


Share this story

Cardiff City vs Crystal Palace

In potentially one of the better matchups this weekend, Crystal Palace hit the road for a matchup with Cardiff City. AccuScore has a slightly different take on this game compared to offshore odds makers.

Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Cardiff City: 2.60
• Draw: 3.46
• Crystal Palace: 2.81

• Cardiff City -0.5: 2.20
• Crystal Palace +0.5: 1.76

• Over 2.5: 2.00
• Under 2.5: 1.90

What to Watch For

Draw: There’s a 29 percent chance the match ends in a draw. There’s a draw in 30.5 percent of AccuScore sims, suggesting some added side value on the draw.

The average score after 10,000 simulations is 1.47 – 1.27, in favor of Crystal Palace.

Last 5: Cardiff City have 4 losses and 1 win in their last 5 overall. Crystal Palace have 2 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw.

Building Momentum on the Road: Crystal Palace have been surprisingly better on the road than expected. They have the sixth-best road record this season, collecting 26 points on 8 away matches so far.

Head to Head: These two sides already played once at Selhurst Park, finishing in a goalless draw in London. Crystal Palace had 31 goal attempts in that match.

Projected Leaders

Luka Milivojevic has a 27-to-28 percent chance to score for Crystal Palace. He averages 1.84 shots overall per sim, 0.71 shots on goal per and 0.33 goals per sim.

Oumar Niasse has a 32 percent chance to score for Cardiff. He averages 1.89 shots overall per sim, 0.82 shots on goal per and 0.38 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

Crystal Palace to win.

There’s a 35.6 percent chance Crystal Palace win this match. They win 42 percent of AccuScore sims, suggesting some added side value on the pick. This is a 4-star (out of four) hot trend pick.




Leave a comment