Aston Villa vs. Crystal Palace - 7/12/20 Premier League Soccer Picks and Prediction
Aston Villa (LLLDL) - Crystal Palace (LLLLW)
Sunday, July 12th, 9:15 AM EST
Aston Villa (+125) - Crystal Palace (+235) - Draw (+235) Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Aston Villa (LLLDL) and Crystal Palace (LLLLW) will meet on Sunday, July 12th for an English Premier League match. The match is scheduled for a 9:15 AM EST start time and it will be played at Villa Park.
Aston Villa is coming off a 3-0 loss to Manchester United in its last match. Aston Villa would have loved to pull off the home upset over the hottest club in the Premier League at the moment, but that was nothing more than a long-shot. Manchester United did what it does best, frustrates its opponents and counters with incredible pace. That loss makes it three straight and four out of its last five for Aston Villa. Aston Villa is currently in 19th place in the English Premier League standings, therefore relegation is a very real possibility for the club. With about four matches left for each club, Aston Villa needs to pick up the pace, or it will be on the outside looking in. A home match against a feasible opponent is just what the doctor ordered, but Aston Villa has to earn it.
Crystal Palace has struggled to score all season long, but that did not stop them in its last match. Although the club has lost four straight matches outright, Crystal Palace scored two goals against the Blues of Chelsea in a 3-2 loss. It was promising to see Wilfried Zaha and Christian Benteke get back on the score sheet for Crystal Palace, even despite the loss. If Crystal Palace plays the way it did on July 7th, the club will most likely pull out a victory against Villa. Crystal Palace is currently in 14th place in the English Premier League table.
The last time Aston Villa and Crystal Palace met was on August 31st of 2019, in which Crystal Palace was victorious at home by the score of 1-0.
Aston Villa needs this match a lot more than Palace does, and on its home pitch, I think Villa should be able to find a victory. At a +125 price, I will take a chance with lowly Aston Villa, as the team needs a win if it wants to be apart of the Premier League next season.