The signs are somewhat positive for Bent, although he hasn't been a first team regular, two goals in his last three matches for Fulham, both of which won the respective games, mean he is giving manager Jol something of a selection headache.
That situation is especially highlighted as Dimitar Berbatov is yet to find the back of the net in the Premier League this campaign so far. The former Manchester United man is priced at 11/5 (3.20) to score anytime in Monday's clash.
Despite Fulham already having lost two of their three games on the road this season, Crystal Palace have been in poor form defensively.
The Eagles have conceded nine goals in their last four Premier League games, scoring just once in that time but they are made marginal favourites for the Selhurst Park encounter by Paddy Power, priced at 7/4 (2.75).
Fulham are priced at 17/10 (2.70) to claim a valuable three points that would lift them further away from the relegation zone and the draw is an 11/5 (3.20) shot with Paddy Power.
Although neither side has been defensively solid in this campaign so far, this game is being billed as a tight one for two teams tipped to struggle at the bottom of the Premier League and who may be unlikely to attack in numbers. As a result, over 2.5 goals is available at 11/10 (2.10), with under 2.5 goals priced at just 4/6 (1.67) by Paddy Power.
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Jim Knight is Betting Editor at Goal.com and has been tipping football games since he was old enough to place a bet. He is a Leicester City fan, writer and member of the We Are Going Up Podcast