Crystal Palace at Norwich City
February 9, 2022 2:45 pm EDT
The Line: Crystal Palace +120 / Norwich City +250 // Total: 2.5
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Norwich City and Crystal Palace face off on Wednesday in an English Premier League showdown at Carrow Road. When these two teams faced off on December 28th it was Crystal Palace that won 3-0. Crystal Palace scored three goals in the first 42 minutes of that game and that led to the easy victory.
Norwich City comes into this game sitting in 17th place in the standings having picked up 16 points. Norwich City really struggled to start the season but they have been playing better as of late. Norwich City has won their last three games across all contests, including the last two Premier League games. In the last game in the Premier League against Norwich City, the offense scored three goals. Josh Sargent scored two goals in the second half. On the season, Norwich City has scored 13 goals total while their defense has given up 45 goals total. Teemu Pukki has been the top player for Norwich City scoring five goals and adding an assist.
On the other side of this matchup is Crystal Palace who sits in 13th place in the standings having picked up 24 points. Over the last three games Crystal Palace has picked up only one point. In the last game against Liverpool, the defense struggled giving up three goals and that led to the two goal defeat. Odsonne Edouard did score a goal in that game for Crystal Palace. Crystal Palace has scored 31 goals total while their defense has given up 34 goals total. Conor Gallagher has been the top player for Crystal Palace scoring seven goals and adding three assists.
Norwich City has been quite impressive the last few games, and they are going to play strong defense in this game. Look for Norwich CIty to lock down Crystal Palace’s offense and that will be the difference as Norwich City comes away with the victory.