Burnley vs Crystal Palace Prediction & Match Preview

Burnley vs Crystal Palace
England – Premier League
Date: Saturday, 2nd March 2019
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Turf Moor (Burnley).

Both these teams are scurrying away from the relegation threat that has begun looking for its victims. Just five points stand in between these two and the safety line, and the time for draws is long gone. Come this Saturday, they will line up with offensive tactics, and if their recent games are any indication, there’s no reason not to go after goals from the starting whistle.

The nets at either end have been shaken regularly for these teams’ matches, and despite their low-lying presence in the league table, goal stats of either resemble a top-tier side. Crystal and Burnley have recorded 32 and 31 goals each, while the 7th placed Wolves have 35.

Burnley vs Crystal Palace Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Two of the last three clashes at this venue had five or more goals.
  • The last eight wins are evenly split into four for each.
  • Three of the last six games saw the teams on the road scoring two or more goals.
  • Burnley has found the back of the net in their last nine attempts at home.

Burnley vs Crystal Palace Prediction

These teams are desperate for a win. At this juncture of the season, a draw is not going to cut it. Moreover, both lost their last matches and will be eager to get back to their winning ways. And as such, it’s a given it will be an attacking set of ninety minutes.

While Crystal Palace has a scoring streak of 11 games going on, and Burnley has conceded the same number of goals as Huddersfield, the last-placed team in the table, the latter is buoyed by the fact that they are at home. Also, they have found the back of the net in their last nine home ties in a row. Keep in mind that Palace has a scoring streak going on in away ties too, with their last eight trips being productive at the front.

Finally, Burley has registered two or more goals in three of their last five home-ties, and their counterparts did the same in six of their last seven on the road.

All in all, expect a goal-fest this Saturday.

Burnley vs Crystal Palace Betting Tips

  • Both Teams to Score @ 1.80 (4/5)
  • Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 2.00 (1/1).

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