Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace travel to Watford on Saturday and will be hoping for a result to increase the likelihood that they stay in the Premier League this season after a disastrous start.

Palace currently have 34 points from 34 matches and are in 16th position. Watford, meanwhile, have 35 points from 37 and are in 12th place.

Our algorithm has predicted the Palace side it believes will start the game.

Football Whispers uses data to predict teams’ starting XIs, taking into account injuries, suspensions, the statistical likelihood of a player being selected, the competition the match is in, players’ previous performances and the opponent’s style.

And you can also give it a go yourself. Just click ‘create your own’ on the line-up at the top of the page and pick your ideal XI for the game.You can also see each player’s stats once you’ve selected them.

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