Crystal Palace v Liverpool Betting Tips
There aren’t too many stadiums like Selhurst Park remaining in the Premier League. As more clubs move into shiny new grounds or develop their long-term homes, the sort of atmosphere generated at Crystal Palace’s home is increasingly rare.
If just for that reason, it would be a shame to see the Eagles slip out of the EPL this season. Relegation, however, remains a real possibility for Roy Hodgson’s men. You can be sure that if Palace manage to claw their way out of the trouble they’re in, the Selhurst Park faithful will deserve much of the praise.
Liverpool know all too well just how much Crystal Palace’s fans can spur the team on. The Reds famously threw away a three goal lead at Selhurst Park when they were pushing for the EPL title back in 2014.
Liverpool have lost to Palace three times since that early summer’s night, something Jurgen Klopp will be reminding his players about ahead of their trip to South London early on Saturday afternoon.
Liverpool’s Fire Power to See Them Through
Crystal Palace ended a run of four straight defeats by beating Huddersfield before the recent international break.
That win has boosted the confidence of everybody at the club as has their run in. You could easily argue that each of Palace’s games after Liverpool are very winnable. As we know, football isn’t played on paper though and the Eagles have eight first team players currently missing through injury.
That won’t stop the home side giving their all in front of their passionate fans but take away some of the best players from any side fighting relegation and they’ll struggle.
We think that Crystal Palace will threaten the goal of a Liverpool defence who have kept just four clean sheets away from Anfield in the Premier League this season but the frightening array of attacking talent available to Jurgen Klopp should see his side return to Merseyside with all three points.
Therefore, a bet on Liverpool to win and over 2.5 goals looks very good value $1.85 with Centrebet.
Both teams to score is another tempting option and is available at $1.75 with Bet365.
Crystal Palace to Target a Fast Start
Liverpool fans are delighted that Philippe Coutinho’s move to Barcelona hasn’t had any negative impact on them as an attacking force. Spearheaded by the best signing of the season, Mo Salah, Liverpool are capable of scoring against anybody. It’s at the back where things have gone wrong too often
Crystal Palace have had their own problems keeping goals out so they’ll be looking to give themselves something to defend as Saturday’s match reaches the latter stages.
The home side will do very well to limit Liverpool to two goals but there’s every chance they’ll make the visitors uncomfortable in the early stages.
Palace may be able to score a fast goal or they may find their attacking intent sees Liverpool hurt them on the counter attack. Either way, a bet on the game’s first goal in the first 10 minutes could secure a nice payout at $3.75 with Ladbrokes.
Another very tempting option to return big from modest stakes is betting on Liverpool to win from behind which is $8.00 with Unibet.
Our final betting tip for the first EPL match is the draw/Liverpool selection in BetEasy half time/full time market at $4.30.
Crystal Palace have shown they have what it takes to stick with Liverpool for the first 45 minutes but when legs tire and Klopp’s men get on the ball a bit more, their quality should make the difference.
Liverpool to win and both teams to score and over 2.5 goals at $1.85 with Centrebet
Both teams to score at $1.75 with Bet365
First goal to be scored inside 10 minutes at $3.75 with Ladbrokes
Liverpool to win from behind at $8.00 with Unibet
Draw/Liverpool in half time/full time at $4.30 with BetEasy