Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction and Odds

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Read our detailed analysis as Arsenal takes on Crystal Palace in a Premier League Opener

When is Arsenal Most Likely to Score a goal? Arsenal Scored 65% of its goal in the second half in the Preseason, it is even more likely to score against Crystal Palace in the second half as Crystal Palace has conceded 88% of its goal in the second half.

When is Crystal Palace most Likely to Score a goal? Crystal palace is an unpredictable side with its Goal scoring metrics evenly distributed throughout the Match.

Who is Most Likely to Score For Arsenal? Gabriel Jesus and Saka are in outstanding form this season, with them averaging 1.50 goals per match. it is likely to continue as Crystal Palace has not been good at defending this Preseason.

Who is Most Likely to Score For Crystal Palace?  Wilfred Zaha has looked in ominous touch this Preseason. he looks most likely to score for them.

*These are most likely to occur but there is no guarantee that they will occur

Another exciting English Premier League season is upon us. Arsenal and Crystal Palace will face off in the season opener on 5 August 2022. Gunners fans will be hoping for a positive start to the new season after a fantastic season last year. Despite missing out on a Champions League spot by a narrow margin, Mikel Arteta’s side had a memorable season. Arsenal has had a superb preseason, with Mikel Arteta’s new signing Gabriel Jesus looking ominous. Four goals have been scored by Gabriel Jesus for Arsenal in four matches.

Despite some famous victories, Crystal Palace did not finish in the top half of the table. After losing 1-3 to Manchester United in the preseason, the Eagles managed to draw 1-1 with Leeds United in their next match. 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: Preseason Form

Arsenal has Scored 14 goals in Four Matches at a Mouth Watering Average of 3.5 goals per match. Gabriel Jesus and Saka’s Duo have Scored 45% of these goals. Crystal Palace’s Defence has a task Cut out as they await the Arsenal Challenge.

Goals scored Goals conceded
First 15 minutes2
16 to 30 minutes3
31 to 45 minutes3
46 to 60 minutes3
61 to 75 minutes41
76 to 90 minutes2

Crystal Palace: Crystal Palace has scored 12 goals in the last 5 games in the Preseason, with 60% of goals coming from the duo of Luke Plange and Wilfried Zaha. They have scored 7 goals combined.

Goals scoredGoals conceded
First 15 minutes3
16 to 30 minutes21
31 to 45 minutes1
46 to 60 minutes24
61 to 75 minutes33
76 to 90 minutes1

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Key Player Stats 2021/2022

Arsenal Attack: Gabriel Jesus and Saka will Spearhead the Arsenal Attack. Both Combined Averages 1.5 goals per match this Preseason. Both Averages are above 35% on Shooting Metrics.

Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal)Bukayo Saka (Arsenal)
Goals per Match0.290.29
Assists per Match0.290.20
Shots per Match2.282.56
Shooting Accuracy39%32%

Crystal Palace Attack: Wilfried Zaha and Mateta form a Solid Partnership scoring above 1 goal in every two matches with a Shot Accuracy above 45%; higher than the duo of Gabriel Jesus and Saka.

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace)Mateta (Crystal Palace)
Goals per Match0.420.23
Assists per Match0.030.03
Shots per Match2.101.68
Shooting Accuracy46%49%

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Defence Stats

Arsenal Defence: Ben White and William Saliba remain Key Players for Arsenal in Defence. Ben White was ranked in the top 5 Defenders for Premier League Last Season. His Clearances per match are just Outstanding, along with 1.3 Interceptions per match.

Ben White (Arsenal)William Saliba (Arsenal)
Clean Sheets Percentage40%36%
Clearances per Match3.12.2
Tackles Success52%88%
Interceptions per match1.31.3

Crystal Palace Defence: Marc Guehi and Tyrick Mitchell form a Good defensive Partnership scoring above 2.4 Clearances per match, faring better than Ben White and William Saliba. But they are below par on Interceptions and Tackle Clearances.

Marc Guehi (Crystal Palace)Tyrick Mitchell (Crystal Palace)
Clean Sheets Percentage28%28%
Clearances per Match3.52.3
Tackles Success49%55%
Interceptions per match0.831.12

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Goalkeeper Stats

Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal)Vicente Guaitha (Crystal Palace)
Goals Conceded (per Game)1.061.02
Clean Sheet35%37%
Save Percent72.1%73.5%

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 Midfield panel comprising 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 defence 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: Team News

The goalkeeping ranks at Crystal Palace have been hit by injuries in the preseason, with Sam Johnstone out with a quadriceps injury and Jack Butland out with a broken hand.

James Mcarthur and Michael Olise Might Miss due to Groin Strain.

The absence of McArthur increases Doucoure’s chances of earning a place in the Eagles’ starting line-up, while Jordan Ayew, Wilfried Zaha, and Odsonne Edouard started against Montpellier.

A groin strain is keeping Emile Smith Rowe out for several weeks, while Kierney, Tierney, and Takehiro Tomiyasu all have minor issues in the preseason.

It is very likely that Ben White will resume his duties at right-back on Friday, allowing William Saliba to finally make his competitive debut alongside Gabriel Magalhaes.

Jesus and Zinchenko Will Make a Debut for The Gunners against Crystal Palace.

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Lineup

Arsenal (4-2-3-1): Ramsdale; Cedric, White, Gabriel, Tavares; Xhaka, Partey; Saka Odegaard, Martinelli; Gabriel Jesus

Crystal Palace (4-3-3): Guaita; Clyne, Anderson, Ward, Mitchell; Rak-Sakyi, Milivojevic, Kouyate; Ayew, Mateta, Edouard

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Predicted 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

Read: Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction: Gunners to start with a dominating win

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace Prediction and Odds


Subhash, Founder of Crowdwisdom360 is an MBA and a Trained Financial Advisor with an extensive background in Forecasting in Financial Services and Politics. He has appeared many times on National TV and has written for a variety of magazines on Wealth Management and Election Strategy.

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