Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth face off on Saturday in an English Premier League showdown at Selhurst Park Stadium. When these two teams faced off on December 31st it was Crystal Palace that secured the 2-0 victory.
Crystal Palace vs AFC Bournemouth Odds
Crystal Palace is the favorite sitting at -115 while AFC Bournemouth is the underdog sitting at +310. The total in this game sits at 2.5 goals with the over paying out at -110.
Crystal Palace Betting Preview
Crystal Palace currently sits in 12th place in the standings having picked up 40 points. In the last game against Tottenham Hotspur, Crystal Palace failed to score any goals and they ended up losing 1-0. Two games ago against West Ham, Crystal Palace was able to secure a 4-3 victory. James McArthur is dealing with a hamstring injury and it’s unclear if he’s going to be able to go in this game. Albert Sambi Lokonga and Odsonne Edouard are both expected to move back into the bench in this game.
AFC Bournemouth Betting Preview
AFC Bournemouth comes into this game sitting in 14th place in the standings having picked up 39 points. Last Saturday against Chelsea, AFC Bournemouth scored a goal but the defense gave up three goals. Matias Vina scored in the 21st minute, but they gave up two goals after the 80th minute and that was the difference. Kieffer Moore is coming back from a concussion and it’s unclear if he’s going to be able to go in this game. Marcus Tavernier is dealing with a thigh injury and it looks like he might miss the rest of the season.
Shane’s Free Pick
AFC Bournemouth doesn’t have a whole lot of attacking because of injuries and they are going to really struggle in this game. Crystal Palace is also going to score at least two goals and that is going to be the difference here. Look for a 2-0 or 3-0 type of game, and Crystal Palace is going to get the job done. Back Crystal Palace -1.5.