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Aston Villa vs. Crystal Palace 11/27/2021 Premier League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Aston Villa meets Crystal Palace on 11/27/2021 at 10:00 AM.

Crystal Palace faces Aston Villa in a Premier League match. Aston Villa with a record of 4-1-7 this season comes into this game with a 1-0-5 record on the road. Crystal Palace is 3-7-2 this season and is 2-4-0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Aston Villa and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against Aston Villa.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Crystal Palace and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Crystal Palace came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The Aston Villa Roster

The Players to Watch for the Aston Villa

Matty Cash DF



As a scorer, Matty Cash had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Matty Cash has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matty Cash has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matty Cash has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ezri Konsa DF



Ezri Konsa has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ezri Konsa has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ezri Konsa has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ezri Konsa has 0 Red Cards this season.

John McGinn MF



John McGinn has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. John McGinn has 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

John McGinn has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John McGinn has 0 Red Cards this season.

Matt Targett DF



Matt Targett has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Aston Villa teammates, Matt Targett had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matt Targett has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matt Targett has 0 Red Cards this season.

Danny Ings FW



Danny Ings has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Danny Ings has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Danny Ings has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Danny Ings has 1 Red Cards this season.

The Crystal Palace Roster

The Players to Watch for the Crystal Palace

Marc Guéhi DF



Marc Guéhi has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Marc Guéhi has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marc Guéhi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marc Guéhi has 0 Red Cards this season.

Tyrick Mitchell DF



Tyrick Mitchell has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Crystal Palace teammates, Tyrick Mitchell had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tyrick Mitchell has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tyrick Mitchell has 0 Red Cards this season.

Joel Ward DF



Joel Ward has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Joel Ward has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joel Ward has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joel Ward has 0 Red Cards this season.

Joachim Andersen DF



Joachim Andersen has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Crystal Palace teammates, Joachim Andersen had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joachim Andersen has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joachim Andersen has 0 Red Cards this season.

Conor Gallagher MF



Conor Gallagher has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Crystal Palace teammates, Conor Gallagher had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Conor Gallagher has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Conor Gallagher has 0 Red Cards this season.

Aston Villa Team Stats

The Aston Villa Offensive Stats and Metrics

Aston Villa scored 1.08 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Aston Villa was able to score 0.92 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Aston Villa converted on 0.31 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Aston Villa attempted 3.5 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Aston Villa is able to get 30.9% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.







Aston Villa Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Aston Villa was able to hold opponents to 1.58 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.25 shots were saved by Aston Villa goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Aston Villa goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 60.8% of the time. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Aston Villa goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 33.3% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Aston Villa Utility Stats

Aston Villa tried 14.42 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Aston Villa in the top 69 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Aston Villa had 15.5 interceptions. Aston Villa is in the top 10 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Aston Villa commits 10.42 fouls. Aston Villa is in the top 19 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Aston Villa drew 13.25 fouls. Aston Villa is in the top 27 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Aston Villa had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.42 times per 90 minutes of action. Aston Villa is in the top 30 percentile in offside calls against them.







Crystal Palace Team Stats

The Crystal Palace Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Crystal Palace was able to score 1.33 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Crystal Palace scored those goals off assists 69.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.92 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Crystal Palace was able to score on 0.37 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Crystal Palace attempts 3.58 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Crystal Palace attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 30.9% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Crystal Palace Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Crystal Palace was able to hold opponents to 1.42 goals. Crystal Palace plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.5 shots were saved by Crystal Palace goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Crystal Palace goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 68.5% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Crystal Palace goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 33.3% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Crystal Palace Utility Stats

Crystal Palace tried 10.75 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Crystal Palace is in the top 90 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Crystal Palace has successfully intercepted 13.75 passes per 90 minutes of action. Crystal Palace is in the top 21 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Crystal Palace has committed 11.5 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Crystal Palace in the top 33 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Crystal Palace drew 11.08 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Crystal Palace in the top 64 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Crystal Palace had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.75 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Crystal Palace in the top 53 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Aston Villa vs. Crystal Palace Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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