Crystal Palace(12th) Burnley (16th)
|Date & Time||Saturday April 29, 2017, 12:30 PM (EDT)|
Crystal Palace (17/20) Draw (11/4) Burnley (4/1)
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Crystal Palace take on Burnley in what should be a great game. Palace manager, Big Sam, said that this is a must win game for his side to sure up a place in the Premier League next season and I can only imagine that it is the same case for Burnley.
Crystal Palace will be at Selhurst Park for this game and the home crowd is a big advantage for the team because it makes it almost impossible for the away side to feel comfortable. This was shown midweek when the Eagles played the Spurs and I think we will see the crowd have a similar impact on this game. That being said, the team have issues with the big blow of their star defender, Sakho, who is out for the season. This will cause them problems at the back with Tompkins and Dann also out so it will be up to Big Sam’s tactics to do the job.
Burnley on the other hand will look to take advantage of this and it has been shown in the past that this team has fight. Away from home it will be tough but I think that they will have enough to compete against a Palace side that have injuries.
That being said, I still have my money on the home side. The defense will not be terrible side the manager knows how to organize the team well. That along with attacking players like Benteke, Cabaye and Zaha means this team should do quite well at home. We are getting a good price on this bet so that is my prediction.