Crystal Palace hosts Fulham in what promises to be an entertaining game on December 26. Crystal Palace is coming off a 1-0 road loss against Nottingham Forest on November 12 while Fulham lost 2-1 against Manchester United at home on November 13.
Crystal Palace is in 11th place in the Premier League standings with 19 points in 14 games while Fulham is in ninth place with 19 points in 15 games.
The player to watch in this game is Wilfried Zaha, who has six goals and two assists in 13 Premier League games this season. AccuScore gives Wilfried Zaha a 49.5 percent chance to score against Fulham. He has 45 SCA and 6 GCA in 13 Premier League games this season.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Crystal Palace 2.06
• Fulham 3.45
• Draw: 3.65
• Crystal Palace -0.5 (2.03)
• Fulham +0.5 (1.79)
• Over 2.5 (1.82)
• Under 2.5 (2.00)
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on February 28, 2021 and the game ended in a 0-0 draw.
For Crystal Palace, Wilfried Zaha has a 49.5 percent chance to score. He averages 2.31 shots overall per sim, 1.47 shots on goal per and 0.69 goals per sim.
For Fulham, Bobby Reid has a 12.74 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 0.6 shots overall per sim, 0.3 shots on goal per and 0.14 goals per sim.
Crystal Palace 2.06
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Crystal Palace in this one. Average score in simulations is Crystal Palace 1.46 to Fulham 0.73.
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