Crystal Palace face a trip to Cardiff City at Ninian Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 9 of the 27 previous games, with the hosts winning just 7.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2008, the Bluebirds carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Apr||Crystal Palace||0 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 04 Mar||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 06 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Dec||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Oct||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Feb||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Bluebirds, with 6 goals against.
Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 19 points from 11 games. Crystal Palace's 15 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Cardiff City may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Cardiff City||11 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
|Crystal Palace||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
5 games since last defeat.