They are currently five points below fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur on the table and having lost their last two games against their visitors, they will have to be at their best to return to winning ways with NairaBet offering (1.35) for that to happen.
Both sides cancelling each other out is available at a chunky (5.50) with the same betting firm.
Roy Hodgson’s men will be hoping to welcome back star player Wilfried Zaha after returning to training ahead of the crunch encounter.
However, they have an enormous task on their hands to surmount a huge odds of (10.25) having been tagged as underdogs following their recent unimpressive showings.
The Selhurst Park outfit have lost their last three engagements, including their 2-3 defeat to Manchester United last time out despite taking an early two-goal lead in the tie.
In addition, they have shipped in 12 goals in their previous six games and are (1.09) NOT to keep a clean sheet in this encounter.
The Blues have managed to stay undefeated on their patch in their previous three duels winning the last two and the bookies are backing them at the price of (1.08) to avoid defeat again.