Huddersfield v Crystal Palace Prediction & Betting Tips, 17th March 201814th March 2018 / lee
Huddersfield v Crystal Palace Premier League Preview, 17th March 3.00pm
This is an absolutely massive game for both of these sides as they look to stave off relegation. Huddersfield starts four points clear of Palace going into this one, with the Eagles third from bottom. A home win would do wonders for the Terriers’ chances of staying up, while the Eagles need to try and snap a four-match losing streak to give themselves renewed hope of avoiding relegation.
Huddersfield v Crystal Palace Betting Odds*
Crystal Palace 13/8, Huddersfield 9/5, Draw 2/1* (Betting Odds taken at 6:49 p.m. on March 13th, 2018)
Huddersfield News and Form
The Terriers are W2 D1 L1 in their last four, the loss in that sequence coming against Spurs. So they are doing alright at the moment and they are unbeaten in their last two on home soil, collecting four points. Overall this season the Terriers are W5 D5 L5 on home soil in the top flight where they have averaged exactly one goal per game. They have done alright at the back to be fair, earning a clean sheet in 40% of their home games. Under 2.5 goals at Ladbrokes may be the way to swing at 4/7 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 6:49 p.m. on March 13th, 2018). Huddersfield have scored 67% of their home games in the first half of matches this season and have been leading at half time in six of their home fixtures. Three of their five home wins have been by a one-goal margin and if you are backing them in this one, then that’s probably a bit of value to add to your options. They have the fight in them, despite problems scoring goals and will want to avoid defeat at all costs here.
Crystal Palace News and Form
The Eagles are on a four-match losing streak at the moment, granted they have come through a tough sequence of games. But they are winless in seven with just the two points collected in what sequence, so there are bigger troubles. Aside from a meeting with Liverpool soon, they have a fairly comfortable run in but have to start delivering and snapping losing form can be a tough thing to do. The Eagles have scored in each of their last seven away games and a lot of attention will be on Wilfried Zaha after his return from injury and he’s worth a look in the Ladbrokes anytime goalscorer market. There has been no clean sheet in their last six games away from Selhurst Park in the league. Palace have only managed the ten away goals all season while they have conceded an average of 1.7 goals per game on their travels. Of the goals that they have come up with on the road, half of them have been in the final fifteen minutes of matches. They need to start coming up with something.
Huddersfield v Crystal Palace Head to Head
After a meeting in the EFL Cup this season, this will be the third clash between Palace and Huddersfield this season. The previous two were both at Selhurst Park with them sharing wins, Huddersfield winning there in the league before Palace took the EFL CUp win. The Terriers are W2 D2 L1 in their last five games against the Eagles. Both teams have scored in just one of the last five meetings.
Who will win – Huddersfield v Crystal Palace Predictions
Palace badly need a win in this one however, the Terriers are a bit of value here to produce the win. They have avoided defeat against sides around them recently and can do the same in this one. They are worth a flutter to get a vital three points.
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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!
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