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Crystal Palace vs. Aston Villa 5/15/2022 Premier League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Crystal Palace clashes with Aston Villa on 5/15/2022 at 09:00 AM.

Aston Villa challenges Crystal Palace in a Premier League match. Crystal Palace with a record of 10-14-11 this season comes into this game with a 4-6-7 record on the road. Aston Villa is 13-4-18 this season and is 6-3-8 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Crystal Palace 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 Crystal Palace.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Aston Villa and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Aston Villa than game on their home pitch?

The Crystal Palace Roster

The Players to Watch for the Crystal Palace

Marc Guéhi DF



As a scorer, Marc Guéhi had 33 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Crystal Palace teammates, Marc Guéhi had 2 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 31 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. 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.

Conor Gallagher MF



Conor Gallagher has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Conor Gallagher has 8 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.

Joachim Andersen DF



Joachim Andersen has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. 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.

Wilfried Zaha FW



Wilfried Zaha has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Crystal Palace teammates, Wilfried Zaha had 13 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Wilfried Zaha has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Wilfried Zaha has 7 Red Cards this season.

The Aston Villa Roster

The Players to Watch for the Aston Villa

Matty Cash DF



Matty Cash has 34 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Matty Cash has 3 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.

John McGinn MF



As a scorer, John McGinn had 31 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. John McGinn has 3 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Tyrone Mings DF



Tyrone Mings has 32 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Tyrone Mings has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tyrone Mings has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tyrone Mings has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ollie Watkins FW



As a scorer, Ollie Watkins had 29 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ollie Watkins has 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ollie Watkins has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ollie Watkins has 1 Red Cards this season.

Ezri Konsa DF



Ezri Konsa has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Aston Villa teammates, Ezri Konsa had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Crystal Palace Team Stats

The Crystal Palace Offensive Stats and Metrics

Crystal Palace scored 1.14 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, Crystal Palace was able to score 0.83 goals off 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 0.31 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Crystal Palace attempted 3.69 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, Crystal Palace is able to get 34.4% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Crystal Palace Defensive Stats and Metrics

Crystal Palace gave up 1.06 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.63 shots were saved by Crystal Palace goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Crystal Palace truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 69.3% of shots on target were saved by Crystal Palace goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 31.4% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Crystal Palace. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.



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Crystal Palace Utility Stats

Crystal Palace tried 11.11 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Crystal Palace in the top 82 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Crystal Palace has successfully intercepted 14.83 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Crystal Palace in the top 21 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Crystal Palace has committed 13.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Crystal Palace is in the top 53 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Crystal Palace drew 14.8 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Crystal Palace in the top 15 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Crystal Palace committed an offside 1.69 times. This puts Crystal Palace in the top 44 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Aston Villa Team Stats

The Aston Villa Offensive Stats and Metrics

Aston Villa scored 1.23 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 1.09 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Aston Villa converted on 0.30 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Aston Villa attempted 4.09 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Aston Villa attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.0% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Aston Villa Defensive Stats and Metrics

Aston Villa gave up 1.29 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Aston Villa goalkeepers fended off 3.8 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Aston Villa truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Aston Villa goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 65.4% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Aston Villa goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 31.4% 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

Per 90 minutes of action, Aston Villa had 11.8 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Aston Villa in the top 75 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Aston Villa has successfully intercepted 15.34 passes per 90 minutes of action. Aston Villa is in the top 13 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Aston Villa has committed 13.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Aston Villa in the top 53 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Aston Villa drew 15.74 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Aston Villa in the top 7 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Aston Villa committed an offside 1.37 times. Aston Villa is in the top 12 percentile in offside calls against them.

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


Prediction: Crystal Palace 1 Aston Villa 2

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