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Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace Premier League predictions: Tips, odds and team news

Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace predictions: tips, odds & team news

Aston Villa and Crystal Palace face off when the Premier League returns from the international break on Saturday at 3pm (UK time).

Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace odds


*Odds correct as of 9:50 on September 14

At the first international break of the 2023/24 Premier League season, both Aston Villa and Crystal Palace will feel content with their starts. Of the two, Villa may feel slightly less content, however, with two wins and two defeats to open the campaign. In their first game it was a heavy 5-1 loss to Newcastle at St James’ Park but the Villains did bounce back. Everton were thrashed 4-0 and Burnley beaten 3-1, lifting Villa up the table. However, their momentum was halted with a 3-0 defeat to Liverpool in the final game before the international break.

Crystal Palace, meanwhile, have won seven points from their opening four games in what has been a tricky start to the campaign. The Eagles opened with a 1-0 win over newly-promoted Sheffield United but then lost by the same scoreline to Arsenal. There was then a draw against Brentford but Palace returned to winning ways by beating Wolves 3-2 in a game that really came to life after half time. The Eagles sit seventh and will be hoping the international break is a good opportunity to rest up ahead of a tough run of fixtures.

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Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace predictions

Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 3/4 with BetGoodwin
Correct Score Aston Villa 2-2 Crystal Palace 14/1 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Odsonne Edouard 8/1 with Paddy Power

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The stats behind our Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace predictions:

  • Aston Villa’s four Premier League games this season have seen 17 goals scored.
  • Aston Villa are unbeaten in six matches at Villa Park against Crystal Palace.
  • Aston Villa have kept just one clean sheet this season.
  • Odsonne Édouard has scored three of Crystal Palace’s five Premier League goals this season.
  • Crystal Palace have kept just one clean sheet in the Premier League this season.

Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace match tip

Over 3.5 goals @ 9/4 with Sky Bet

For the neutral, Aston Villa have been the team to watch in the Premier League this season. The Villains have scored eight goals and conceded nine in their four matches, with only Brighton’s matches seeing more goals (18). The lowest-scoring game involving Villa this season was the 3-0 defeat to Liverpool before the international break, with two matches seeing four goals scored and one, six.

Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace Bet-Builder tip

Over 2.5 goals > BTTS in the 1st Half: No > Odsonne Edouard to score anytime

Aston Villa’s games may be full of goals but fans may have to wait until the second half for the action. Crystal Palace are yet to score in the first half in the Premier League this season, and they have conceded just one goal during that period. Odsonne Édouard has scored three of Crystal Palace’s five Premier League goals this season, while he has now scored four in his last six games in the competition, as many as in his previous 42 such appearances.

Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace team news


Aston Villa team news

In  Out Doubtful
Emiliano Buendia, Tyrone Mings, Diego Carlos, Timothy Iroegbunam Philippe Coutinho, Alex Moreno, Jacob Ramsey

Both Emiliano Buendia and Tyrone Mings are out for the rest of the season, while there is no return date for Diego Carlos or Timothy Iroegbunam yet. Alex Moreno, Philippe Coutinho and Jacob Ramsey could be available. With problems at CB, Unai Emery may revert to a 4-3-3, with either Leon Bailey or Nicolo Zaniolo expected to get the call if he does.

Crystal Palace team news

In  Out Doubtful
Michael Olise, Matheus

Michael Olise and Matheus will not return until the end of September at the earliest, so Roy Hodgson is expected to stick with the side that beat Wolves 3-2 before the international break.

Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace head-to-head record

  • 4 March 2023 – Aston Villa 1-0 Crystal Palace – Premier League
  • 20 August 2022 – Crystal Palace 3-1 Aston Villa – Premier League
  • 15 May 2022 – Aston Villa 1-1 Crystal Palace – Premier League
  • 27 November 2021 – Crystal Palace 1-2 Aston Villa – Premier League
  • 16 May 2021 – Crystal Palace 3-2 Aston Villa – Premier League

These two sides have shared two victories each in the past five meetings, with the other ending in a draw. Crystal Palace haven’t won at Villa Park in six games.

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