Crystal Palace vs Everton 01/31/2015 Premier League Preview, Odds and Prediction
Everton vs Crystal Palace
Saturday 31th January 2015 15:00(GMT)
The line: Crystal Palace 17/10 Draw 9/4 Everton 19/10 See the Latest Odds
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This one is going to be a tough one to call as I think Everton have the better team on paper at least but Crystal Palace are by far the better team with regards to form. Since Alan Pardew came in to Palace as their new manager the team has responded with four wins. The fairytale start may be enough to save them from relegation but it surely has to end soon. Crystal Palace though have worked extremely hard through the games I have watched recently and have actually come from behind in the last three games to get wins. Gayle and Puncheon have been the key men fro Crystal Palace on this mini recovery with both of them netting in the two Premier League wins. Marouanne Chamakh scored twice in their FA Cup win last weekend against high flying Southampton just to remind Alan PArdew that he has options.
Everton are in the midst of a horrific run, the Toffees have lost their last five away games in the league and going to an in form Crystal Palace to play in the confines of Selhurst Park. Roberto Martinez is in danger of getting sacked if Everton cant get themselves out of this rut. With the players they have it is hard to see why Everton are struggling so much. Lukaku, Mirallas, Baines and Barkely would walk into any dressing room in the Premier League and find themselves a new home. One thing is for sure though Martinez has experience of relegation battles and although this is not what Everton were loking for this season Martinez should be able to steer them away from the dogfight.
Honestly I think the price on Crystal Palace to get a fifth win here looks high but I see a little more value in the overs market. I think both teams here have an advantage on the offensive side of the ball and I see goals. I am taking the overs.