Premier League fixture forecast and news & stats for the Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace meet

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Competition: England Premier League
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Villa Park (42682 seats)

Lots of boom and bust for these contenders so far, sitting in positions near the midsection of the Premier League table. Here's the Aston Villa - Crystal Palace latest:

Insights:
  • Aston Villa have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Crystal Palace have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Aston Villa form and stats

The story so far in the Premier League for Aston Villa at their home stadium (Villa Park) is 6 wins, 3 draws and 8 defeats.

Aston Villa experienced an unexpected loss 1-2 against Liverpool in their previous game, also a home game. Midfielder Luiz was the best player on the team with a rating of 8.0 (out of ten) in that game. Luiz scored one goal, hit one key pass, dribled past the opponent 2 of 2 times and had 32 successful passes (of 37 total).

In the game before, an away victory match versus Burnley with a 3-1 scoreline.

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Villa have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found nine games) they have won two times, drawn four and lost three.

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for Aston Villa, as the Premier League home game vs Burnley is only four days away.

A decent goal production from Villa in their home games so far, with 27 goals from 17 league matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 3 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Aston Villa defense is not exactly impregnable. 27 goals conceded from 17 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Crystal Palace form and stats

The visitors are W4-D6-L7 on the road this term. That's in the Premier League.

Palace won their last game, 1-0 versus Watford played at home. Attacker Olise got a player rating of 7.84 in the game. "Man of the match" Olise hit two key passes and dribled past the opponent 4 of 6 times.

Before that one, a nice away victory 2-1 at Southampton.

We have checked recent matches where Crystal Palace have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those eight games were zero victories, three draws and five defeats.

Crystal Palace have another fixture away from home in just four sleeps, a Premier League game versus Everton. A rough fixture list for the guests!

Crystal Palace have scored 20 goals on their travels this season, from 17 away games in the league. As opposed to that, Palace have seen the ball go into their own net 25 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

These two sides faced each other earlier this match year: Crystal Palace - Aston Villa 1-2. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Aston Villa five wins, one draw and Crystal Palace four victories. As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), six games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Crystal PalaceW. Zaha
W. Zaha
13 goals
VillaO. Watkins
O. Watkins
10 goals
Crystal PalaceC. Gallagher
C. Gallagher
8 goals

Aston Villa missing players

Crystal Palace missing players

Aston Villa Crystal Palace
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
35 17 5 Played P 5 17 35
13 6 2 Won W 1 4 10
4 3 1 Drew D 3 6 14
18 8 2 Lost L 1 7 11
48 27 8 Scored S 5 20 46
49 27 8 Conceded C 4 25 42
97% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 80% 94% 89%
77% 88% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 60% 76% 74%
60% 65% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 20% 53% 51%
29% 41% 40% Over 3.5 O 3.5 20% 24% 26%
11% 18% 40% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 9%
49% 53% 60% BTTS BTTS 40% 47% 49%
31% 29% 40% Clean Sheets C S 40% 18% 31%
23% 18% 0% Failed to Score F T 40% 41% 31%
 
5.2 4.5 4 Corners for (avg) C F 4.8 4.4 4.6
5.6 5.5 5 Corners against (avg) C A 5.2 5.6 4.9
2.2 1.9 2.4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.2 1.7 1.7
2 2 1 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
12.1 12.5 10.2 Shots (avg) S ( 8.2 9.4 10.9
4.1 4.2 3.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.2 3.4 3.9
34% 38% 42% Goal Efficiency G E 31% 34% 34%
 
12.2 11.7 11 Shots against (avg) S A 13.2 13.8 11.9
4 4.1 3.8 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3.6 4.4 3.9
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Aston Villa have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Aston Villa haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Crystal Palace have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Manchester City 35 27 5 3 89 21 18 14 2 2 55 13 17 13 3 1 34 8 68 86
2 Liverpool 36 26 8 2 89 24 18 14 4 0 46 8 18 12 4 2 43 16 65 86
3 Chelsea 35 19 10 6 70 31 17 8 6 3 34 20 18 11 4 3 36 11 39 67
4 Arsenal 35 21 3 11 56 42 18 12 2 4 30 16 17 9 1 7 26 26 14 66
5 Tottenham Hotspur 35 19 5 11 60 40 17 11 1 5 34 19 18 8 4 6 26 21 20 62
6 Manchester United 37 16 10 11 57 56 19 10 5 4 32 22 18 6 5 7 25 34 1 58
7 West Ham United 36 16 7 13 57 46 18 9 4 5 31 24 18 7 3 8 26 22 11 55
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 35 15 5 15 35 34 17 7 2 8 18 19 18 8 3 7 17 15 1 50
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 36 11 14 11 38 42 18 4 7 7 16 22 18 7 7 4 22 20 -4 47
10 Crystal Palace 35 10 14 11 46 42 18 6 8 4 26 17 17 4 6 7 20 25 4 44
11 Aston Villa 35 13 4 18 48 49 17 6 3 8 27 27 18 7 1 10 21 22 -1 43
12 Brentford 36 12 7 17 44 52 18 7 3 8 21 19 18 5 4 9 23 33 -8 43
13 Newcastle United 36 11 10 15 40 61 18 7 6 5 24 27 18 4 4 10 16 34 -21 43
14 Leicester City 34 11 9 14 49 56 17 8 4 5 27 22 17 3 5 9 22 34 -7 42
15 Southampton 36 9 13 14 41 61 18 6 7 5 22 22 18 3 6 9 19 39 -20 40
16 Everton 34 10 5 19 37 56 17 8 2 7 22 20 17 2 3 12 15 36 -19 35
17 Burnley 35 7 13 15 32 49 18 5 6 7 17 23 17 2 7 8 15 26 -17 34
18 Leeds United 35 8 10 17 39 74 17 4 5 8 18 34 18 4 5 9 21 40 -35 34
19 Watford 35 6 4 25 32 70 17 2 1 14 16 41 18 4 3 11 16 29 -38 22
20 Norwich City 35 5 6 24 22 75 18 3 3 12 12 38 17 2 3 12 10 37 -53 21

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The English Premier League is the top level of the English football league pyramid. 20 teams play 38 fixtures each to see who tops the Premier League table. The Premier League is the most watched sports league in the world. Seasons run from August to May with most games on Saturdays and Sundays.