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Palace poised to turn dominance into three points

Benteke return is a big bonus for Eagles against Stoke

Powerful forward Christian Benteke is ready to start again for Palace
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Crystal Palace v Stoke

Many punters will baulk at the prospect of backing Crystal Palace at a shade of odds-against to secure a second Premier League win of the season but those odds may not look so skinny by five o'clock.

Stoke have won just three away games this year and may get dragged into the relegation scrap unless they add more firepower in January.

Palace have dominated a lot of games without winning them and are likely to have a more clinical edge now that powerful centre-forward Christian Benteke is ready to play from the start.

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Crystal Palace
1pt 11-10 Betfred, Hills

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Team news
Crystal Palace
Christian Benteke (knee) could make his first start since September and Patrick Van Aanholt and Jordon Mutch are available after injuries but Lee Chung-Yong and Connor Wickham remain sidelined.

Stoke
Xherdan Shaqiri (hamstring) is a doubt and Geoff Cameron (concussion) misses out.

Key stat
Stoke have won two of their last 15 away games.


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Stoke have won two of their last 15 away games
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