Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Arsenal will start as favorites to win the season opener against Crystal Palace as per the latest predictions.
It’s time for another exciting season of the world-famous football competition, the English Premier League This year, the league is set to kickstart on 5 August 2022 with Arsenal locking horns with Crystal Palace in the season opener. After a brilliant last season, the Gunners will look to start the new campaign on a positive note. Although Mikel Arteta’s side fell short of a Champions League spot by a close margin, it was a season to remember for Arsenal. They have already sent a strong message with their performances in the pre-season as Arsenal gave a crushing defeat to Everton (2-0) and Chelsea (4-0).
Crystal Palace failed to finish in the top half of the table despite some famous wins. In the pre-season, the Eagles faced a 1-3 loss to Man United but they managed to end the next match in a 1-1 draw with Leeds United. As per reports, Crystal Palace is interested in re-signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Man United. It will be a good test for Palace in the season opener against Arsenal at their home stadium of Selhurst Park.
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Odds
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Team Stats from EPL 2021-22
|Goals per game||1.61||1.32|
|Goals conceded per game||1.26||1.21|
|Clean Sheets %||34%||32%|
|Shots Conversion Rate||10%||11%|
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: H2H
Matches: 51 | Arsenal: 29 | Draw: 16 | Crystal Palace: 6
Recent 5 Meetings: Arsenal: 1 | Draw: 3 | Crystal Palace: 1
Last Meeting: Crystal Palace defeated Arsenal with a score of 3-0 in the last season of the EPL on 4 April 2022.
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Previous Meeting Highlights
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Possible Lineup
Arsenal (4-2-3-1): Ramsdale; Cedric, White, Gabriel, Tavares; Xhaka, Partey; Saka Odegaard, Martinelli; Lacazette
Crystal Palace (4-3-3): Guaita; Clyne, Anderson, Ward, Mitchell; Rak-Sakyi, Milivojevic, Kouyate; Ayew, Mateta, Edouard
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Offensive and Defensive Stats
The star Brazilian footballer Gabriel Jesus leads the attack for the Gunners. Jesus had a good last season as he scored 8 goals for his with 8 assists and 8 big chances created.
The French striker Odsonne Edouard spearheads the Palace attack. Edouard added 6 goals to his name in the last EPL season at an average of 1.4 shots per game. He also assisted in 3 goals.
Arsenal has a formidable defense panel comprising of players like Bukayo Saka and Thomas Partey. Saka had an amazing last season as he scored 11 goals with 7 assists and 8 big chances created. Partey played with a passing accuracy of 86%. He also achieved 86% dribbling success.
Luka Milivojevic is an experienced midfielder for Crystal Palace. Milivojevic played with a passing accuracy of 86% in the last season. He also won 68% of aerial duels. Cheikhou Kouyate is another key midfielder who played at an average of 1.4 interceptions per match along with 76% dribbling success.
Gabriel Magalhaes and Ben White are the strong pillars in the defense of the Gunners. Magalhaes was one of the top defenders in the last league as he had 12 clean sheets with an average of 3.1 clearances per game. White also maintained a good clearance average of 3.2 with 58% success in ground duels.
In the defense department, Palace relies on Joachim Andersen and Nathaniel Clyne. Andersen looked good in the last season as he played at an average of 3.6 clearances per match with 78% dribbling success. Clyne maintained his tackling average at 1.3. He also won 61% of ground duels.
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Winner
Arsenal will look to start the season with a solid win in an away fixture against Crystal Palace. They already seem to be a very formidable squad after a successful transfer season. Their performance in the pre-season should have given them a major boost ahead of the competition. On the other hand, Crystal Palace will aim to repeat the same heroics when these two teams met last time and they got a 3-0 win. Also, they will be having the home advantage on their side in the first match. Fans can expect a riveting contest between the two teams. All the predictions and betting platforms are suggesting a win for Arsenal in this clash.