Saturday battles in the Premier League will begin with the London derby between West Ham and Crystal Palace. The odds for the game offered by the leading bookmaker bet365 are as follows: 2.10 for a home win, with a draw at 3.40 and 4.00 for the victory of the guests.
The team of West Ham has no win in the last five games and can really sorry about this because in duels with Manchester United and Tottenham conceded goals in the final minutes of the meetings. Sam Allardyce`s boys have only one win in Premier League since Christmas and have already started rumours that the coach will be released. "Hammers" need compulsory victory in the upcoming match to prove their excellent start to the season. For the upcoming game Allardyce will not be able to rely on Morgan Amalfitano, who is punished and on the injured Andy Carroll and Carlton Cole.
The situation in the camp of Crystal Palace is not optimistic. After a flying start under the leadership of Alan Pardew, now "eagles" have only one win in their last five games. In theory Palace is still among the teams struggling to stay in the top flight, but is in the best position of the other teams involved in this battle. Fraizer Campbell will be sidelined for six weeks because of injury, but Mile Jedinak and Shola Ameobi are going online for this London derby.
Crystal Palace lost with 1:3 against West Ham in his own terrain earlier in the season, but that was the only loss in the last seven games between the two teams. For this period, "eagles" have recorded four wins with 1:0.
West Ham made strong games against Manchester United and Tottenham, but now the team face strong team that has nothing to lose in this game and here is our forecast predicted by sport predictions for Crystal Palace with double chance at odds of 1.70.
Both teams have managed to score in the last five home games West Ham, as in three of them border was crossed by 2.5 goals. Crystal Palace in turn failed to score in only one meeting under the leadership of Alan Pardew, as in six of nine games during this period, fell over 2.5 goals.
In a view of these statistical facts, bet on Over 2.5 goals with factor of 2.20 is an excellent opportunity for a good profit.
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Over 2.5 goals @ 2.20 at Betfair