Crystal Palace v West Ham Predictions & Betting Odds – 9th February 2019

Palace can sneak past the Hammers

Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace © GEPA pictures

Crystal Palace v West Ham Betting Tips – Premier League, 9th February 3.00pm

Crystal Palace earned a valuable three points against the relegation-threatened Fulham last time out. That left the Eagles four points clear of the drop zone. So they aren’t out of the woods yet. They play host to a West Ham side who have been struggling to find their winning touch lately. But the Hammers turned out a brilliant performance on Monday to get a draw against Liverpool. Read our predictions for Crystal Palace v West Ham.

Crystal Palace v West Ham Betting Odds*

Crystal Palace 3/1
Draw 10/3
West Ham 6/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 5th, 2019 at 11:38 p.m.)

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Crystal Palace News and Form

Crystal Palace.a very good 2-0 home win over Fulham last weekend for themselves. They still have some work to do to get fully clear of the drop zone though. Incidentally, Crystal Palace’s last two league wins have both been by a 2-0 scoreline. And they have scored at least two goals in each of their last three Premier League wins. Palace have won three of their last six league games at Selhurst Park, losing two of those. The two goals which they got against Fulham last weekend moved them on to just eight home goals all season. Only 17% of league games at Selhurst Park this season have gone over 2.5 goals.

Crystal Palace have earned a clean sheet in four of their last six league games in which they have avoided defeat. So they have been pretty solid at the back all season, and they have needed to be with their low scoring output. Crystal Palace average under a goal per game against them at Selhurst Park. In total, they have taken a clean sheet in 42% of home games. Palace have conceded 10 of the 11 home goals against them in the second half fixtures this season. The Eagles have the third-worst home record in this season’s top flight.

Crystal Palace v West Ham Head to Head

West Ham earned a 3-2 win over Palace earlier this season
It leaves Palace winless in seven EPL games against the Hammers (D3 L4)
West Ham are W3 D1 in their last four trips to Selhurst Park
Seven of the last nine league meetings have gone over 2.5 goals


Key-Facts – Crystal Palace v West Ham

  • Crystal Palace have won half of their last six league home games
  • West Ham are unbeaten in four visits to Selhurst Park
  • West Ham have not scored in three away games now


West Ham News and Form

West Ham show up and prove now and again that they are capable of really top performances. The problem for the London club is that they don’t happen consistently. They were brilliant recently at home in earning a 1-0 victory over Arsenal. They were brilliant last Monday when they earned a 1-1 draw against Liverpool. But sandwiched in between those two hugely positive performances, were poor away defeats at Bournemouth and Wolves. West Ham are on a three-match losing streak on their travels.

Overall this season on their top-flight travels, West Ham are at W4 D2 L6 this season. Of the four wins that they have taken this season, three of them have been against sides who are sat 15th or lower in the table currently. Crystal Palace are 14th. The Hammers have only just two clean sheets all season away from home, averaging 1.6 goals per game against them. The Hammers have no clean sheet in their last four away games and haven’t scored in any of their last three away from home.

Crystal Palace v West Ham Tips & Odds

Under 2.5 goals at 4/5
Palace to win by a one-goal margin at 11/4
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 5th, 2019 at 11:38 p.m.)

Crystal Palace v West Ham Predictions

Crystal Palace to win: Because West Ham haven’t been great on the road, we have to side with Palace getting another valuable three points for themselves in this one. There is enough value in them in the outright market for the win.

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