Crystal Palace face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 15 games played, Eagles have recorded 2 wins, and Preston N.E. have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 28 Jan||Preston N.E.||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||FAC|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Dec||Preston N.E.||4 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 Nov||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Dec||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 Aug||Preston N.E.||1 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 13 Apr||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Preston North End are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the North End in those games, with 3 conceded.
The Eagles have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Eagles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Preston N.E.'s total of 47 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Crystal Palace's total of 49 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Preston N.E. is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win
|Preston N.E.||Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 20 matches.
|Crystal Palace||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.