Southampton at Crystal Palace
December 15, 2021 2:30 pm EDT
The Line: Crystal Palace +115 / Southampton +230 // Total: 2.5
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Crystal Palace and Southampton face off on Wednesday in an English Premier League showdown at Selhurst Park Stadium. When these two teams faced off in May of 2021 it was Southampton that won 3-1.
Crystal Palace currently sits in 12th place in the standings having picked up 19 points. Crystal Palace has lost three of their last four games, but the one win did come in their last game against Everton. Crystal Palace’s offense was elite, scoring three goals and that led to the two-goal victory. Crystal Palace has scored 22 goals total while their defense has given up 22 goals total. Conor Gallagher has been the top player for Crystal Palace scoring six goals and adding another three assists. Wilfried Zaha has been solid this season scoring four goals and adding one assist.
On the other side of this matchup is Southampton who sits in 16th place in the standings having picked up 16 points. Southampton played two straight draws before losing their last game against Arsenal. Southampton gave up a goal in the 21st minute, and the defense never got better as they gave up three goals. Southampton has scored 14 goals total while their defense has given up 24 goals total. Che Adams has been the best player for Southampton scoring three goals and adding another assist. Armando Borja has also been strong for this team scoring three goals.
Crystal Palace’s offense has confidence heading into this game, and they will find success against Southampton. Southampton’s defense also really struggled in the last game, and they are going to have issues keeping this game close. Back Crystal Palace on the moneyline.