Chelsea v Burnley Prediction & Betting Tips, 22nd April 201919th April 2019 / lee
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Chelsea missed out on important points last weekend in the race for a top-four finish as they suffered a loss at the title-chasing Liverpool. They will be hoping for an easier time of things on home soil against Burnley this weekend. The Clarets though should show up in a bullish mood as they have won each of their last three league games, putting relegation worries behind them. Read our Chelsea v Burnley betting tips for more.
Chelsea v Burnley Betting Odds*
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 16th, 2019 at 11:57 p.m.)
Chelsea News and Form
Chelsea lost 2-0 last weekend in the Premier League against Liverpool. In midweek they almost blew a 3-0 half-time lead against Slavia Prague in the Europa League, the Blues ending up winning the game 4-3. It has not been the most convincing of seasons from the Blues but they are still in the mix for a top-four finish. Before their defeat at Liverpool Chelsea were on a three-match winning streak in the Premier League. Their home form has been good at Stamford Bridge this season in the top flight as it stands at W11 D5 L1. Chelsea are undefeated in their last seven home games and they are currently on a six-match scoring streak at the bridge.
The Blues have averaged exactly 2 goals per home game this season and they have been tight in defence as well. Chelsea have conceded at 0.6 goals per home game this season and they have collected a clean sheet in four of their last five at home in the top flight. Only 41% of chalices home games this season have gone over 2.5 goals. The Blues in total have taken a clean sheet in 53% of home fixtures. Of their 11 home victories, this season all but two of them have been by a two-goal margin. Chelsea have yet to be losing at the halftime break in a home game this season and they have scored 59% of their home goals in the second period of fixtures.
Chelsea v Burnley Head to Head
Chelsea earned a 4-0 away win at Burnley earlier this season
The Blues have won their last two league meetings with the Clarets
Burnley won this corresponding fixture last season 3-2
Both teams have scored in six of their last eight league meetings
Burnley News and Form
Burnley are on a three-match winning streak at the moment after collecting a home win over Cardiff last weekend. They also collected a victory in their last away game which was against Bournemouth but they had lost their previous two on the road against Newcastle and Liverpool. The overall away record of Burnley this season has seen them win just four games (D4 L9). Three of those four away victories this season by the Clarets have been in 2019. Burnley have struggled for clean sheets away from home this season collecting one in 18% of their road fixtures.
Burnley average 1.1 goals per away game this season but they have conceded at an average of 1.9 per road game. So that is really where they have fallen down. In their five away games against the other big six teams in the division this season Burnley are D1 L4. There has been no clean sheet in any of their last five away games but they have scored at least two goals in their last two away fixtures. Of the nine away defeats at Burnley have suffered this season seven of them have been by at least a two goal margin. They have conceded 59% of their away goals in the second period of fixtures. There are only four teams in the division currently with a worse defensive record than that of Burnley’s.
Chelsea v Burnley Tips & Odds
Who will win – Chelsea v Burnley Predictions
This is no easy game for Chelsea who do still look a bit directionless at the best of times. But they have produced some strong home form recently and they may be able to battle their way past the Clarets. Home win.
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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!
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