Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace: prediction for the English Premier League match
Aston Villa welcome Crystal Palace to Villa Park in the 37th match of the English Premier League on Sunday, May 15. Our experts have assessed the chances of both sides and made a prediction for this game, which you can find below.
Aston Villa are having an average season. Steven Gerard's men have recorded 13 victories and four draws in the Premier League. With 43 points to their name, the Villans sit in 12th place in the table.
After victories over Burnley (3:1) and Norwich City (2:0), Aston Villa suffered a defeat to Liverpool (1:2). Today the hosts will be withou Hause, Bailey, Ramsey, and Watkins.
Crystal Palace have done quite well this year. The team made it to the semifinals of the FA Cup, where they were stopped by Chelsea (0:2). In the Premier League, the Glaziers are in 11th place with 44 points from 10 victories and 14 draws.
In the last two matches, Patrick Vieira's side celebrated success over Southampton (2:1) and Watford (1:0). Today the visitors will be without Ferguson, McArthur, Guehi, and Guaita.
The teams didn't draw in 4 of the last 5 head-to-head games.
In 3 of the hosts' last 5 games, goals were scored in both halves.
This bet played in 2 of the last 4 games of the hosts.
Both sides have already achieved their objectives for the season and can play for pleasure. The hosts have an advantage in the head-to-head, so we will give them a slight edge here.
Our prediction — Aston Villa to win
During the last three meetings, the teams netted three goals or more. We expect the opponents to deliver a bright attacking performance and score at least three goals today.
Second bet — total over 2.5 goals