Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Premier League predictions: tips, odds & team news

Crystal Palace and Arsenal continue their 2023/24 Premier League campaign when they meet at Selhurst Park on Monday (8pm, UK time).

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Crystal Palace vs Arsenal odds


The appointment of club favourite Roy Hodgson ultimately paid off as Crystal Palace staved off relegation last term. His interim role has since become permanent and the Eagles will be hoping to improve on last season’s home record which read seven wins from 19 played while suffering five losses.

So far, so good. Palace won their first Premier League match this season, beating Sheffield United at Bramall Lane. In only one previous top-flight season the Eagles started with two wins in their first two matches, doing so in 2020/21 in Hogdson’s first spell in charge.

Arsenal came so close to ending a 19-year championship drought. Mikel Arteta’s men boasted the league’s best away record last term (12 wins and three draws across 19 road games).

A big reason behind their resurgence is forward Bukayo Saka who has featured in each of Arsenal’s last 81 Premier League games. If he plays in this match, he will equal Paul Merson’s club record of playing 82 in a row in the competition, set between February 1995 and February 1997.

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal predictions

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 9/10 with Midnite
Correct Score 1-4 28/1 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Bukayo Saka 13/2 with Sky Bet

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The stats behind our Crystal Palace vs Arsenal predictions:

  • Arsenal won three of their last five Premier League meetings against Crystal Palace.
  • Arsenal scored in each of their last five Premier League games against Crystal Palace.
  • Crystal Palace have failed to score in two of their last three Premier League games against Arsenal, while only netting once across those matches.
  • Arsenal went unbeaten in their 12 London derbies last season (W10, D2).
  • Crystal Palace lost six of their 12 London derbies last season (W2, D4, L6).

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal match tip

Over 3.5 goals @ 47/20 with Unibet

The last five meetings between Crystal Palace and Arsenal have averaged over 3.5 goals per game, including a 4-1 win for the Gunners in their previous meeting. No team scored more away goals than Mikel Arteta’s side in 2022/23 (35), while Palace both scored and conceded 20+ goals at home last term.

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Bet-Builder tip

Away win and Arsenal to score first with Sky Bet

Arsenal won 10 of their 12 London derbies last season,  a record number of London derby league wins by a team in a season in Football League history. Furthermore, the Gunners have opened the scoring in four of their last five meetings against Crystal Palace, winning both Premier League meetings with the Eagles in 2022/23, having won just one of their previous eight beforehand (D5 L2).

Bet-Builder Tip
Reason for tip

Arsenal opened the scoring in four of their last five meetings against Crystal Palace.

Reason for tip

Arsenal won 10 of their 12 London derbies last season.

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal team news

Michael Olise signed a new contract with the club in the week after being linked with a move away to Chelsea, but sustained a hamstring injury while representing France in the Under-21s Euros last month and remains out. He joins Will Hughes and Matheus Franca in Crystal Palace’s physio room.

Crystal Palace team news

In  Out Doubtful
None Will Hughes, Matheus Franca, Michael Olise Malcolm Ebiowei, Nathan Ferguson

Arsenal must navigate the early stages of this season without Gabriel Jesus after he underwent knee surgery. They’ve now lost Jurriën Timber for a long period of time after he ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on Premier League debut against Nottingham Forest. Oleksandar Zinchenko and Folarin Balogun both face late fitness checks.

Arsenal team news

In  Out Doubtful
None Gabriel Jesus, Mohamed Elneny, Jurriën Timber Oleksandar Zinchenko, Folarin Balogun

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal head-to-head record

  • 19 Mar 2023 – Arsenal 4-1 Crystal Palace – Premier League
  • 05 Aug 2022 – Crystal Palace 0-2 Arsenal – Premier League
  • 04 Apr 2022 – Crystal Palace 3-0 Arsenal – Premier League
  • 18 Oct 2021 – Arsenal 2-2 Crystal Palace – Premier League
  • 19 May 2021 – Crystal Palace 1-3 Arsenal – Premier League

Crystal Palace have won just one of their last eight Premier League meetings against Arsenal, but the Eagles are yet to lose at home in the Premier League since Roy Hodgson’s return to the club (W3, D2).