The spotlight is on both Leeds and Crystal Palace, as the Premier League rivals go looking to boost their points tally. They face each other on Tuesday in the at Elland Road. Ranked 17th in the Premier League, Leeds have collected 12 points from 13 games. On 16 points, The Eagles see themselves ranked as number 11 after 13 matches.
Crystal Palace are aiming to extend the lead on Leeds in the Premier League, when the pair go head-to-head this evening.
Leeds are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts this coming Tuesday claimed a steady 8 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 0.8 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 12 goals, or an average of 1.2 goals a game. They clawed out a clean sheet 2 times in this run. Ahead of their upcoming Premier League match, The Eagles have an ample average of 1.7 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a tolerable 17 goals, while also conceding 14 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.4 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times. Take a look at our predictions for this game!
Stats and facts for Leeds and Crystal Palace.
- Leeds did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Leeds unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Leeds conceded in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Leeds's last 5 of 7 matches.
- Crystal Palace unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Crystal Palace scored in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Crystal Palace conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Crystal Palace's last 3 of 5 matches.
Current form — Leeds v. Crystal Palace
Leeds hoping for fresh start.
Leeds go into this encounter hoping to turn a page, as performances in recent matches have been pretty scrappy. Leeds have been a tad mediocre in their last 3 matches, where a win has failed to come their way. Against Leicester, they gained a point in a 1-1 draw, before coming up short against Tottenham who ran out 2-1 winners. Lately, they managed to steal a point in a 0-0 with Brighton.
The Eagles in nice flow.
Results have been on par for Crystal Palace in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. Judging by their last 3 matches, we can expect a bit of everything from Crystal Palace at the moment. Against Wolves, they came out on top in a 2-0 win, before drawing 3-3 against Burnley. Most recently they were left reeling in a 1-2 defeat win against Aston Villa.
On paper, the two sides seem evenly matched, at least right now. Judging by recent performances, though, Leeds look the value pick here at 2.40. The away win could settle for 3.00, should the visitors manage to escape with all 3 points. At point for each side racks up an accumulator by 3.30 with the bookmakers, should this be your preferred betting strategy.
Leeds v. Crystal Palace — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other in the Premier League, back in fevereiro 2021, Leeds collected all three points. Leeds enter the match against Crystal Palace with a 1-0-1 record in their previous 2 encounters in the Premier League. This amounts to a 50% winning ratio for Leeds, with The Eagles victorious in 50% of the last 2 encounters.
Current table in the Premier League
Let's have a look at the present situation in the Premier League table. Leeds are currently sitting on the position number 17 as they have recorded 12 points in 13 matches. The visitors are number 11 at the moment after having scored 16 points in 13 games so far. The difference between the two teams is currently 4 points and 6 spots. It will be interesting to see how the two clashing teams split the points in this upcoming match.
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Rodrigo. He is one of the Leeds players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 2 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Crystal Palace.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Christian Benteke to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Christian Benteke netted 4 goals for Crystal Palace in their latest matches.