Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Preview, Tips and Odds

Crystal Palace and Chelsea will meet in a London derby part of Premier League 31st round at Selhurst Park on Saturday. The Eagles are currently sitting on 12th place in the standings with thirty-eight points, while the Blues are up to 5th on fifty-one.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Crystal Palace Loss 4 W/ 0 D/ 16 L 2 W/ 0 D/ 8 L
Chelsea Win 16 W/ 0 D/ 4 L 8 W/ 0 D/ 2 L

Last game between the teams: 03.10.2020 Premier League: Chelsea – Crystal Palace 4:0; Benjamin Chilwell 50’, Kurt Zouma 66’, Jorginho 78’(penalty), 82’(penalty)
Last game at this venue: 07.07.2020 Premier League: Crystal Palace – Chelsea 2:3; Wilfried Zaha 34’, Christian Benteke 72’; Olivier Giroud 6’, Christian Pulisic 27’, Tammy Abraham 71’

Worth mentioning: Chelsea were clear and deserved winners in the previous encounter with Crystal Palace, trashing them 4:0 at Stamford Bridge in October of 2020. The Blues are on a run of six straight victories against the Eagles, managing to keep three clean sheets in the process. No draw has been registered across the last twenty H2H clashes. Crystal Palace’ last triumph was achieved in 2017 when prevailing 2:1 at Selhurst Park. Three of the last five meetings produced over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Stats

As of 08.04 Last game Last games Last games home/away
Crystal Palace Draw 4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
Chelsea Win 6 W/ 3 D/ 1 L 3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L

Last game Crystal Palace: 05.04.2021 Premier League: Everton – Crystal Palace 1:1; James Rodriguez 56’; Michy Batshuayi 86’
Top performers Crystal Palace: Wilfried Zaha 9 goals 2 assists, Christian Benteke 5 goals 1 assist, Eberechi Eze 3 goals 3 assists.
Next game Crystal Palace: 26.04.2021 Leicester – Crystal Palace
Last game Chelsea: 07.04.2021 Champions League: Porto – Chelsea 0:2; Mason Mount 32’, Benjamin Chilwell 85’
Top performers Chelsea: Mason Mount 6 goals 3 assists, Tammy Abraham 6 goals 1 assist, Jorginho 6 goals 1 assist.
Next game Chelsea: 13.04.2021 Champions League: Chelsea – Porto

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Crystal Palace 8-12 4 4 4
Chelsea 13-6 1 2 8

Worth mentioning: Crystal Palace earned a point from the Monday visit to Everton, as the match at Goodison Park finished in 1:1 stalemate. The Eagles lost just one of the last six games, also recording two victories and three draws in the process. Crystal Palace conceded more than a goal seven times across the last twenty encounters and they all resulted in defeats. Only one of the Eagles last five clashes resulted in over 2,5 goals, as two witnessed goals at both ends. The recent meetings at Selhurst Park have turned out to be low scoring affairs, with just a single goal on show across the last three games there.
Chelsea suffered a humiliating 2:5 defeat to West Brom on Saturday, but restored their confidence as on Wednesday the Blues recorded a solid 0:2 win away from home in the 1st leg of their Champions League clash with Porto. The loss to Palace remains the only across Thomas Tuchel sixteen games in charge, with Chelsea keeping clean sheets in eight of the last nine matches. The Blues have scored exactly two goals in five of the last six clashes, with the only excepting being the goalless draw away to Leeds. One of Chelsea’s last five outings featured over 2,5 goals and only the same witnessed goals at both ends.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea News

Missing players Strasbourg: Nathaniel Clyne, Nathan Ferguson, James McArthur, Mamadou Sakhoand James Tomkins are injured.
Missing players Chelsea: Thiago Silva is suspended.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Predictions

Draw – 3.80 @ bet365