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Mid-placed Crystal Palace travel to Carrow Road to face bottom-placed Norwich in a round 24 game, which kicks-off this coming Wednesday. The last time, the two teams faced off against each other, Crystal Palace ran out 3-0 winners. In was a match played at Selhurst Park back in December 2021 in the Premier League.

Both Norwich and Crystal Palace have played the same number of league matches this campaign. While the hosts occupy number 17 with 16 points after 22 rounds, the guests sit at number 13 in the Premier League standings. The current gap between the two sides is eight points.

Their upcoming match is a difficult challenge for Norwich, who next face Crystal Palace in their continuous fight to avoid relegation. They should be highly motivated to spring a surprise, even against a tough opponent like Crystal Palace.

Norwich go into their next Premier League match, averaging a humble 0.6 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of six goals, while also conceding 18 goals, which is an average of 1.8 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring two times

Crystal Palace need a good result here against Norwich, if they wish to climb the Premier League table. The home side has proven, they can be a dangerous opponent, but the former should be able to hold their own at the Carrow Road.

Crystal Palace are currently performing rather modestly, when it comes to goal-scoring, as the visitors on Wednesday managed a bearable 13 goals in the past 10 outings. That is an average of 1.3 goals a game, in which their opponents scored a total of 17 goals. They claimed one clean sheets as they averaged 1.7 against per match.

Norwich vs Crystal Palace Preview

Norwich Form

Norwich have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 2-1 win against Everton. They went on to beat Watford by 3-0, before also getting the better of Wolves in a 1-0 victory. Norwich were only able to win 2 of their past 6 possible home matches in the league. These 6 matches on home soil produced a record of 2-1-3 in which, they were outscored by 4-10.

Crystal Palace Form

Crystal Palace have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. An encounter with Brighton brought a 1-1 draw, which was followed by a 1-3 defeat at the hands of Liverpool. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail as they beat Hartlepool by a 2-0 scoreline. Crystal Palace only have 1 paltry win to show from the last 6 away games in the league. These 6 matches produced a record of 1-2-3, as they were outscored by 9-6.

Norwich have been unable to turn the Carrow Road into a fortress this season. They are one of the worst home teams in the Premier League with a dismal 8 points and just 2 win. They scored 7 and allowed 20 goals against.

Crystal Palace recorded 8 points following 2 wins from their last 5 games against teams placed among the bottom 6. They scored 10 goals, but also conceded 6.

Both Norwich and visitors Crystal Palace seem to struggle just a wee bit much right now, with keeping a clean sheet. We go out on a limb here and suggest that, both teams will find the back of the net.

Stats

  • Norwich have lost 3 of the last 4 home matches
  • Norwich have won 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Norwich have not scored in 4 of the last 5 home matches
  • Norwich have not lost 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Crystal Palace have conceded in 12 of the last 13 away matches
  • In the last 4 matches in a row Crystal Palace played, both teams scored
  • Crystal Palace have not won 10 of the last 12 away matches
  • Crystal Palace have scored in 7 of the last 8 matches

Norwich vs Crystal Palace - Team News

Norwich might be looking at five missing players for their upcoming assignment against Crystal Palace.

Joshua Sargent, Jacob Lungi Soerensen, Tim Krul, Lukas Rupp and Andrew Omobamidele are all absent from the Norwich squad that faces Crystal Palace at Carrow Road.

Crystal Palace face a list of three absentees from the squad ahead of their next match this coming Wednesday against Norwich.

James Tomkins, Cheikhou Kouyate and James McArthur are among the three players unlikely to feature for Crystal Palace, when they travel to the Carrow Road.

Norwich vs Crystal Palace H2H

The last time, the two teams faced off against each other, The Eagles ran out 3-0 winners. In was a match played at Selhurst Park back in December 2021 in the Premier League. Norwich have been able to win one match of their last nine encounters against Crystal Palace in the Premier League. To put in otherwise, they have a 1-4-4 recent record, with the latter winning four matches of the matches. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Both teams found the back of the net five times in the past nine matches between home side Norwich and Crystal Palace. Best priced odds on both teams with the bookies are at 1.87.

Match Prediction

Joshua Sargent has been one of the most prolific goalscorers for the home team recently. Surely, Norwich are relying on him to once again shine in the upcoming game against Crystal Palace, since he is now on two in his last half dozen games. Meanwhile, the visitors will be looking up to Odsonne Edouard and hope that he will add more goals to his current total of three goals in his last six games. Siding with these two players should be a reasonable thing to do when considering the goalscorer betting market.

Norwich claimed all three points twice in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in six of the games in this run. Crystal Palace won two of their last 10 games away, while drawing four and losing four in this series of matches. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Norwich managed to keep a clean sheet in two of the games at Carrow Road, Crystal Palace kept their opponent from scoring in one of their last 10 away games.

Under 2.5 goals happened three times in the last nine encounters between these two rivals. Norwich managed an average of 0.88 goals, with Crystal Palace averaging 1.65 goals in these. Both teams not to score was a winning bet four times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Norwich’s last 10 matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.7 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in seven of the last 10 matches Crystal Palace played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.6 goals in these matches.