Crystal Palace (3-3-3) vs. Tottenham Hotspur (7-2-0)
Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham Hotspur 10/27/23 – Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur will square off in an intriguing English Premier League clash at Selhurst Park this Sunday, as both teams display differing degrees of form this season. Tottenham currently lead with 7 wins out of 9 games while Crystal Palace are midtable with three wins, three draws, and three losses; as EPL top predictions heat up, this matchup could prove decisive to either team’s title hopes.
Crystal Palace’s offensive approach this season has been commendable, especially with Odsonne Edouard leading their attack. Scoring 4 goals from 8 starts, Edouard has proven his striking prowess – one to watch out for by Tottenham’s defense. Furthermore, Joachim Andersen and Eberechi Eze have contributed goals too, providing Crystal Palace with a multifaceted attack; yet facing Tottenham’s formidable defensive unit which has only conceded 7 goals so far is always going to present challenges to any attacking side.
Tottenham Hotspur are equipped with an impressive offensive arsenal. Son Heung-Min is in incredible form, having scored seven goals in nine starts – his agility and clinical finishing pose serious threats to Palace’s defense. James Maddison and Dejan Kulusevski bolster Tottenham’s attack; each contributing five goals and five assists between them, further challenging Palace’s defensive strength.
Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham Hotspur 10/27/23 Game Info
|When:||Friday, October 27, 2023 at 3:00 PM ET|
Sam Johnstone GK vs. Guglielmo Vicario GK
Sam Johnstone has been an instrumental factor in Crystal Palace’s performance this season. Notching 23 saves, Johnstone displays agility and composure under pressure to keep Crystal Palace out of trouble on a consistent basis. While 11 goals were scored against him during matches where Palace faced top-tier teams. Johnstone has earned widespread respect in the league due to his commanding defensive line command combined with decisive interventions when necessary – both traits which he exhibits consistently.
Guglielmo Vicario of Tottenham Hotspur stands as an embodiment of their robust defensive strategies, notching 32 saves and four clean sheets en route to becoming one of their finest keepers ever. Vicario has been outstanding, consistently reading the game to anticipate threats and reading his opponent with ease allowing the defense to play with confidence. As Vicario meets Palace forwards head on this match will surely prove entertaining; both parties set to test each other’s strengths against one another’s strengths as Vicario uses his reactions along with his shot stopping abilities in an effort to keep Tottenham ahead in this fixture.
Soccer Odds/Point Spread: Tottenham Hotspur +112, Total Odds: 2.75
With Tottenham being the favorites, it might seem an easy choice for many bettors. However, considering Crystal Palace’s potential to upset, there’s value in exploring bets across different outcomes. A draw at +280, given Palace’s strong home record, might appeal to some.
Crystal Palace Betting Trends
Crystal Palace’s recent form suggests a mixed bag, with 1 win in their last 5 games. Their struggle against the spread, especially in their last 5 games (1-4), raises concerns. Interestingly, they have a slightly better 3-2 record in their road games against the spread. The total has gone OVER in 2 of their last 5 matches, indicating a tendency for high-scoring games.
Tottenham Hotspur Betting Trends
Tottenham, in sharp contrast, is on a 3-game winning streak and boasts a strong 3-2 record against the spread in their last 5 outings. Their road games record against the spread is even more impressive at 4-1. Betting on Tottenham seems like a safer option based on recent performances, but it’s essential to factor in their opponents’ capabilities.
Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham Hotspur 10/27/23 Betting Picks
This encounter promises excitement and drama. While Tottenham seems the stronger side on paper and recent form, Crystal Palace has the potential to spring a surprise, especially at home.
For those looking for safer odds, backing Tottenham seems like a prudent choice. However, for those willing to take a calculated risk, betting on a draw could be worth the punt. Moreover, considering both teams’ offensive capabilities and recent trends, betting on the total going OVER 2.75 goals is a proposition worth considering. Today premium picks revolve around understanding team dynamics, and this matchup provides multiple interesting angles.
Free Pick and Prediction: Tottenham Hotspur 2, Crystal Palace 1