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Manchester City v Chelsea Prediction & Betting Tips, 10th February 2019

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Manchester City v Chelsea Premier League Preview, 10th February 4.00pm

What a game we have on our hands here. Manchester City are fully back in the title race and they will be looking for revenge over Chelsea back at the Etihad. The Blues were the first side to get the better of the Citizens this season. Can they complete the double over them as they look for points towards a top-four finish? Read our Manchester City v Chelsea betting tips for more.

Manchester City v Chelsea Betting Odds*

Man City 9/20
Draw 7/2
Chelsea 11/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 5th, 2019 at 11:38 p.m.)


Manchester City News and Form

Manchester City raced back to the top of the Premier League for the first time since mid-December as they beat Everton 2-0 at Goodison Park on Wednesday. That made it back to back wins for them in the top flight having beaten Arsenal on the weekend. So they did have that extra workload in midweek compared to Chelsea ahead of this clash. The positive week leaves Man City with six wins in their last seven league games. At home this season they hold a mightily impressive W12 L1 record.

The Citizens have averaged 3.3 goals per home league game this season and all but one of their fixtures at the Etihad have gone over 2.5 goals. 62% have made it over 3.5 goals. Manchester City have scored at least two goals in all home fixtures in the EPL this term. At the back, they have only taken one clean sheet in their last eight home fixtures. But still, they have averaged under a goal per game on home turf this season. Both teams have scored in 69% of their home league games now. 64% of their home goals conceded have been in the first half of fixtures. Man City’s home half time record is W10 D2 L1.

Manchester City v Chelsea Head to Head

Chelsea earned a 2-0 home win over Man City earlier this season
Man City won both league meetings 1-0 against Chelsea last term
Chelsea have two of their last three league visits to the Etihad (W1)
Both teams have scored in just two of the last seven meetings in all competitions

Chelsea News and Form

The Blues put a resounding 5-0 win on the board last time out, getting the victory over Huddersfield. Gonzalo Higuain got himself a brace in the game. That was a response that they needed too having lost their two matches prior to that. Both of those defeats were on the road at Arsenal and then at Bournemouth. So the Blues are not carrying away form into this one. Away from home, this season Chelsea have posted a W7 D1 L4 record. All four defeats have been at sides currently in the top half of the table. If you look back a little further into Chelsea’s road form it is W3 L4 in their last seven.

Chelsea have averaged 1.6 goals per away game this season and 75% of their away fixtures have ended up over 2.5 goals. In total, the Blues have earned a clean sheet in 42% of their road games. Of this season’s goals which they have conceded away from home, 64% have come against them in the second half of fixtures. Four of their six wins out on the road have been by a one-goal margin. The Blues have scored first in eight of their twelve road games and Man City are only one of two sides in the league with a better defensive record than Chelsea.

Manchester City v Chelsea Tips & Odds

Man City to win & both teams to score at 15/8
Under 3.5 goals at 8/15
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 5th, 2019 at 11:38 p.m.)

Who will win – Manchester City v Chelsea Predictions

Manchester City have to be backed to get some home revenge over the Blues. There have been vulnerabilities with Chelsea and who better to expose them than Manchester City? Man City to win & both teams to score.

8th February 2019 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting

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Chelsea v Huddersfield Prediction & Betting Tips, 2nd February 2019

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Chelsea v Huddersfield Premier League Preview, 2nd February 3.00pm

Chelsea had a miserable time of things on Wednesday night as they were smashed by Bournemouth. Once again it was a lot of possession and no end product for the Blues. They will be hoping to turn around their fortunes at Stamford Bridge on the weekend as they play bottom side Huddersfield. Read our Chelsea v Huddersfield betting tips for more.

Chelsea v Huddersfield Betting Odds*

Chelsea 1/6
Draw 13/2
Huddersfield 12/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 29th, 2019 at 4:59 p.m.)


Chelsea News and Form

The Blues could not get themselves going on Wednesday night as they suffered 4-0 defeat at Bournemouth. That leaves Chelsea on back-to-back defeats in the league now having lost at Arsenal in their previous game. So their battle for a top-four finish is becoming increasingly stressful for them now.

But they do get back to home soil where they have a W7 D4 L1 record on the board for the season. Chelsea took a 2-1 victory over Newcastle in their last league home fixture snapping a run of two without a victory. The goals in their win over Newcastle are Chelsea’s only goals in their last three league home fixtures.

So Chelsea are missing something up front. Overall this season they have scored 21 goals at Stamford Bridge, conceding nine. Less than half of their home games have made it over 2.5 goals. Chelsea have taken a clean sheet in 42% of their home fixtures. But now home and away combined they only have taken two in their last eight played.

Chelsea have scored in just one of their last four games home and away combined. In none of their home games have Chelsea been trailing at the halftime break this season. Still, only Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool have better home records than Chelsea do this season. Chelsea have the fourth best home record in the top flight currently.

Chelsea v Huddersfield Head to Head

The Blues eased to a 3-0 win at Huddersfield the season’s first meeting
The Blues have won four of the last five meetings with the Terriers (D1)
Chelsea have scored at least two goals four of their last five against Huddersfield
The Terriers have scored in each of their last five visits to Stamford Bridge

Huddersfield News and Form

Huddersfield had new manager Jan Siewert in charge for the first time on Tuesday night as they faced a home game against Everton. The Terriers conceded early in the game and were never able to recover even with Everton going down to 10 men.

Huddersfield’s away from this season is pretty bad at W1 D3 L7, but still, that is likely better than what they have produced at home. Across their sequence of away games, Huddersfield have scored only the eight goals. They have scored just one goal in their last four out on the road in the top flight.

Across their last five games away from the John Smith’s Stadium Huddersfield have collected just one point, which came in a 0-0 draw at Cardiff in their last road game. Huddersfield have conceded an average of 1.9 goals per away game this season. The Terriers have two clean sheets on their travels.

Overall home and away it is an 11 match winless streak that Huddersfield are on in the top flight and from their 11 away games so far they have been losing at the halftime break in five of them. Surprisingly though even though they are bottom of the league they don’t have the worst away record. Cardiff and Fulham have done worse than they have on their travels. Huddersfield though are the lowest scoring side in the top flight by some distance.

Chelsea v Huddersfield Tips & Odds

Chelsea to win to nil 4/6
Chelsea 2-0 correct score at 5/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 29th, 2019 at 4:59 p.m.)

Who will win – Chelsea v Huddersfield Predictions

Chelsea should record a comfortable home victory in this one and strengthen their shot at getting back into the race for a top-four finish. We have to have a serious look at the Chelsea to win to nil option.

31st January 2019 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting

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Bournemouth v Chelsea Prediction & Betting Tips, 30th January 2019

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Bournemouth v Chelsea Premier League Preview, 30th January 7.45pm

This could be a tricky away game for Chelsea. The Blues are trying to defend a place inside the top four, but lost ground with a loss against Arsenal last time out. They have blown a bit hold and cold on the road and the Cherries do have a bit of home form. This could be very interesting. Read our Bournemouth v Chelsea betting tips for more.

Bournemouth v Chelsea Betting Odds*

Chelsea 3/5
Draw 3/1
Bournemouth 17/4
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 25th, 2019 at 11:54 p.m.)


Bournemouth News and Form

Come the start of November last year Bournemouth’s season pretty much fell apart in the Premier League. They have won just three of their last 13 League fixtures. However, all three of those in that sequence have been home and they are W3 D1 L1 in their last five at the Vitality Stadium. So that’s not so bad and overall this season at home Bournemouth hold a W6 D3 L3 record. The Cherries have tallied 21 goals in their home games at an average of 1.75 per game. 67% of their home League games have gone over 2.5 goals.

Bournemouth have scored at least two goals now in four of their last five on home soil, their last two wins both by a 2-0 scoreline. They have only failed to score in two home games this season while they have taken a clean sheet in 33% of their home fixtures. Four of the six home wins that they have posted have been by a two-goal margin. Just once this season have Bournemouth been losing at the halftime break at home. Bournemouth have scored 62% of their home goals this season in the first half of matches and they have opened the scoring in seven of their 12 home games. Only the current top five actually have better home records than Bournemouth this season.

Bournemouth v Chelsea Head to Head

Chelsea have beaten Bournemouth twice this season, in the EPL and EFL Cup
Both teams have scored in only one of the last five meetings in all competitions
Bournemouth have won one of their last eight against the Blues
Chelsea have won all four previous EPL away games at Bournemouth

Chelsea News and Form

Chelsea suffered a bruising 2-0 loss at Arsenal last time out in the Premier League. That puts their push for a top-four finish in a bit of jeopardy. The loss against the Gunners ended a four-match undefeated streak that Chelsea were on, having won three of those. They had also been on a three-match winning streak away from home before that loss at the Emirates. Overall this season Chelsea are W7 D1 L3 away from home in the EPL. Each of those three away defeats have happened in their last six well games.

There are positives there are of course though for Chelsea who have averaged 1.7 goals per away game this season. They have only conceded 10 away goals as well, under an average of a goal per game against. 73% of Chelsea’s away games this season have ended over 2.5 goals. The Blues have earned a clean sheet in 45% of their away fixtures this season only failing to score in two of their road games. Chelsea haven’t been involved in an away draw in any of their last eight games. The Blues have opened the scoring in eight of their 11 away games.

Bournemouth v Chelsea Tips & Odds

Both teams to score at 4/6
Over 2.5 goals at 4/6
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 25th, 2019 at 11:54 p.m.)

Who will win – Bournemouth v Chelsea Predictions

There could be a little something in this for Bournemouth who haven’t done too badly on home soil. Looking at the bigger picture of Chelsea’s slip in away from, a Double Chance on the home side looks a bit of value at 11/8* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 25th, 2019 at 11:54 p.m.)

28th January 2019 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting

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Arsenal v Chelsea Prediction & Betting Tips, 19th January 2019

Arsenal

Arsenal v Chelsea Premier League Preview, 19th January 5.30pm

This is a huge London derby clash and it is one of high importance as well. Chelsea are holding down fourth place with a six-point lead over the Gunners who are directly beneath them. Can the Blues strengthen their spot in the top four, or can the unpredictable Arsenal haul themselves back into the race? Read our Arsenal v Chelsea betting tips for more.

Arsenal v Chelsea Betting Odds*

Chelsea 13/10
Arsenal 19/10
Draw 5/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 14th, 2019 at 9:40 p.m.)


Arsenal News and Form

The Gunners suffered a 1-0 away loss at West Ham last weekend

While their away form is poor they are on a four-match winning streak at home

The North London club are undefeated in the last ten home games

The Gunners have scored over two goals per game on average at home in the top flight this season

Less than half of the games at the Emirates have gone over 2.5 goals

The Gunners have conceded an average of 0.9 goals per home game this season

They have earned a clean sheet in three of their home fixtures

Overall this season on home soil in the top flight Arsenal are W8 D2 L1

In three home matches against current top three sides, they are W1 D1 L1, the win coming against Spurs

Six of their eight home wins this season have been by a two-goal margin

Only twice though have they been winning at the halftime break at the Emirates

Arsenal are on a ten-match scoring streak at home

Overall home and away they don’t have a clean sheet in six games now

Arsenal have scored 10 and conceded 0 goals in the final fifteen minutes of home matches this term

Arsenal v Chelsea Head to Head

The Blues earned a 3-2 home win over Arsenal earlier this season
The Blues are unbeaten in four EPL games against the Gunners (W2 D2)
Arsenal are undefeated in two at home against the Blues in the League (W1 D1)
Four of the last five league meetings have gone over 2.5 goals

Chelsea News and Form

The Blues earned a 2-1 home win over Newcastle last weekend in the top flight

That leaves them on a four-match undefeated streak of form (W3 D1)

They have lost just one of their last seven league games now (W5 D1 L1)

Their overall away record is pretty strong at W7 D1 L2 this season

Chelsea have only been away at one current top-five sides, losing 3-1 at Spurs

The Blues are currently on a three-match winning streak away from home, all by a one-goal margin

Chelsea have scored 19 and have conceded 8 away goals this season

They have picked up a clean sheet in five of their ten on the road

The Blues only have one clean sheet in their last five away games though

80% of Chelsea’s road games in the EPL this season have ended over 2.5 goals

Just once this season have Chelsea been losing at half time on their travels

They are currently on a seven-match scoring streak away from the Bridge

Chelsea have opened the scoring in eight of their ten road games

Only Spurs and Liverpool have better away records than the Blues have

The Blues have the joint second-best defensive record in the league

Arsenal v Chelsea Tips & Odds

Arsenal draw no bet 11/10
Both teams to score at 8/15
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 14th, 2019 at 9:40 p.m.)

Who will win – Arsenal v Chelsea Predictions

Chelsea have been churning out results but they haven’t played all that well really. We are going to predict Arsenal to be fully fired up for this derby match and have enough about them in the goalscoring department to edge their rivals. Home win.

17th January 2019 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting

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Chelsea v Newcastle Prediction & Betting Tips, 12th January 2019

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Chelsea v Newcastle Premier League Preview, 12th January 5.30pm

Chelsea could only manage a limp home draw with Southampton to kick off the new year so will be looking for more as they welcome Newcastle to the Bridge on the weekend. The Blues are holding ground in the top four, while Newcastle are starting to slip back towards the drop zone. The Magpies have earned just the two points from their last four outings. Read our Chelsea v Newcastle betting tips for more.

Chelsea v Newcastle Betting Odds*

Chelsea 1/4
Draw 9/2
Newcastle 11/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 7th, 2019 at 10:41 p.m.)


Chelsea News and Form

Chelsea played out a muted 0-0 home draw against Southampton in their last league game

The Blues are W6 D4 L1 at home this season in the top flight

Chelsea are currently winless in two home games (D1 L1) without scoring

The Blues have averaged 1.7 league goals at home this term

Only 36% of games at Stamford Bridge have gone over 2.5goals

Each of the last five there have gone under the goal line

They have conceded only the eight goals in eleven home fixtures

Chelsea have shipped just one goal in their last five EPL home games

The Blues have banked a clean sheet in 45% of home league games this season

They have not been losing at half time at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea have opened the scoring in 7 of their 11 home fixtures

Liverpool are the only side to concede fewer goals than the Blues this season in the EPL

Chelsea v Newcastle Head to Head

Chelsea earned a 2-1 win at St James’ Park back in August
The Blues have won five of their last six at home against the Magpies
Chelsea have scored at least two goals in each of their last six at home against Newcastle in all competitions
Newcastle’s last win at Stamford Bridge was in 2012

Newcastle News and Form

The Magpies suffered a 2-0 loss at home against Manchester United in their first 2019 game

That result leaves them winless in four (D2 L2)

Newcastle have managed only the one win in their last eight EPL games

Their away from for the season is W2 D5 L3

They have tallied the eight away goals, conceding 12

Just 40% of their away games this season have ended over 2.5 goals

Newcastle have taken a clean sheet in 40% of their away games

Seven of their league defeats this season have been by a one-goal margin only

Just once on their travels have the Magpies been losing at half time

Newcastle have conceded 67% of their away goals in the second period of games

Surprisingly they have opened the scoring in half of their away games this term

Huddersfield are the only side to have scored fewer EPL goals than Newcastle

Chelsea v Newcastle Tips & Odds

Chelsea to win to nil 10/11
Chelsea 1-0 correct score 13/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 7th, 2019 at 10:41 p.m.)

Who will win – Chelsea v Newcastle Predictions

The Blues should get the win but they are lacking that clinical strike power up front. A return to league action with a 1-0 home win for them looks about right. Newcastle are likely to show plenty of resilience as always but come up short.

9th January 2019 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting

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Chelsea v Southampton Prediction & Betting Tips, 2nd January 2019

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Chelsea v Southampton Premier League Preview, 2nd January 7.45pm

Chelsea made it back to back Premier League wins as they collected a good three points at Selhurst Park against Crystal Palace on Sunday. That gave them a nice cushion inside the top four. They will be looking to push on against Southampton who have fallen into losing ways again. The Saints have lost their last two. Read our Chelsea v Southampton betting tips for more.

Chelsea v Southampton Betting Odds*

Chelsea 2/7
Draw 11/2
Southampton 10/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 31st, 2018 at 1:08 a.m.)


Chelsea News and Form

The Blues earned a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace on Sunday

That is back to back league wins for them now

Chelsea have taken a good W4 L1 record in their last five games

Overall this season the Blues have posted a W6 D3 L1 record at home in the EPL

The Blues suffered their first home defeat of the season in their last fixture at Stamford Bridge (Leicester)

Chelsea have tallied 19 goals in ten home games, conceding just eight

Less than half of their home games have gone above 2.5 goals

Chelsea have won 30% of their home games to nil this season

Each of the last five league games at Stamford Bridge have ended under 2.5 goals

Chelsea have not been losing at the break in any home fixture this season

They have conceded 62% of their home goals in the second period of matches

The Blues have opened the scoring in all but three of their home fixtures

Chelsea v Southampton Head to Head

The Blues eased to a 3-0 win at St Mary’s in the season’s first meeting
Chelsea are on a seven-match winning streak in all competitions against Southampton
Southampton have conceded at least two goals in six of their last seven against Chelsea
The Saints are on a three-match losing streak at home against the Blues

Southampton News and Form

Southampton have landed back to back losses after a 3-1 defeat against Man City on Sunday

That is five defeats in their last eight Premier League fixtures (W2 D1)

Overall this season Southampton have a W2 D1 L7 record on their top-flight travels

They won their last away game which was at Huddersfield

They were a four-match losing streak away before that

Southampton have averaged exactly a goal per game away from home

60% of their away games have gone over 2.5 goals

They have been losing at the half time break in five of their ten road games

There has been no clean sheet for Southampton in their last ten league games

They have put together a four-match scoring streak in the league though

Just three times away from home have Southampton got the first goal of a game

There are only four sides with a worse away record than that of the Saints

Only Burnley and Fulham have conceded more goals than they have

Chelsea v Southampton Tips & Odds

Chelsea to win to nil 21/20
Chelsea 2-0 correct score at 6/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 31st, 2018 at 1:08 a.m.)

Who will win – Chelsea v Southampton Predictions

The Blues are looking a little more robust at the moment and they should get the home win. Southampton are still conceding goals and Chelsea have the quality to see them off. Chelsea to win to nil.

31st December 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting

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Crystal Palace v Chelsea Prediction & Betting Tips, 30th December 2018

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Crystal Palace v Chelsea Premier League Preview, 30th December 12.00pm

Palace couldn’t find a way to break down Cardiff in midweek at Selhurst Park, having to settle for a draw. Now they get a tougher challenge as they welcome Chelsea. The form of the Blues has been a bit hit and miss lately, but they got a good win out at Watford on Boxing Day to steady themselves. Read our Crystal Palace v Chelsea betting tips for more.

Crystal Palace v Chelsea Betting Odds*

Chelsea 8/11
Draw 29/10
Crystal Palace 17/4
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 28th, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.)


Crystal Palace News and Form

The Eagles couldn’t break down Cardiff’s resilience at Selhurst Park on Boxing Day the game ending 0-0

That leaves Crystal Palace unbeaten in three league matches

Places are W2 D1 in their last three home games in the top flight

Those are the only two home victories that they have recorded so far this season (D3 L4)

Palace have scored only the five home goals this season

Three of their five home goals have been in the last three at Slerhut Park

Palace have done very well at the back though conceding just eight goals

Just 11% of league games at Selhurst Park this season have gone over 2.5 goals

Palace have taken a clean sheet in 44% of their home fixtures

They have failed to score in 67% of their home fixtures though

The Eagles have been trailing at the half time break just once at home this term (W3 D5)

Of the goals which they have conceded at home, all but one of them have been in the second half of games

Each of the last four games at Selhurst Park have gone under 2.5 goals

Crystal Palace v Chelsea Head to Head

Chelsea took a 3-1 home win over Palace in November
Palace won their last league home game against Chelsea 2-1
Both teams have scored in each of the last four meetings
The two have traded two wins each over the last four EPL classes

Chelsea News and Form

A brace from Eden Hazard saw Chelsea beat Watford at Vicarage Road on Boxing Day

That leaves the Blues with a W4 D1 L3 record in their last eight games

Two of the three defeats in that sequence have been on the road

Chelsea have won back to back league away games though

Those were 2-1 scoreline wins over Brighton and then Watford

Chelsea’s overall away record this season is W6 D1 L2

The Blues have won all five away games against sides currently 13th and lower

18 goals is the tally of away goals for the Blues this season

They have conceded just the eight goals on their travels

89% of their away games have managed to get above the 2.5 goals line

Chelsea have only the one clean sheet in their last five EPL games

Chelsea have scored in each of their last six away games but are without a clean sheet in four

The Blues have been leading at the half time break in 5 of their 9 away games this season

Crystal Palace v Chelsea Tips & Odds

Both teams to score 4/5
Over 2.5 goals at 10/11
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 28th, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.)

Who will win – Crystal Palace v Chelsea Predictions

While ultimately Chelsea should do enough to get three points on the board they are likely to get pushed hard by Palace. The Eagles may have a little more space in attack than they did against Cardiff. Chelsea to win.

29th December 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting

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Watford v Chelsea Prediction & Betting Tips, 26th December 2018

Watford

Watford v Chelsea Premier League Preview, 26th December 7.30pm

The Hornets collected a really good win out at West Ham on the weekend, with a huge chunk of help from keeper Ben Foster. Watford are an unpredictable side though but after Chelsea suffered a shock home defeat against Leicester on the weekend, the Hornets may fancy their chances at Vicarage Road against the Blues. Read our Watford v Chelsea betting tips for more.

Watford v Chelsea Betting Odds*

Chelsea 13/20
Draw 11/4
Watford 17/4
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 23rd, 2018 at 2:12 p.m.)


Watford News and Form

Watford banked a 2-0 away win at West Ham over the weekend

That is back to back league wins for them

The Hornets are unbeaten in three league games now (W2 D1)

They have trended to having scored exactly two goals in each of their last three games

Watford are W5 L4 in nine home fixtures this season

Currently, in seventh, they are W1 L3 at home against sides currently above them

Watford have produced 14 goals at home this season, conceding 15

89% of their home fixtures have gone over 2.5 goals

67% of matches at Vicarage Road in the EPL have seen exactly three goals scored

Watford have taken a clean sheet in 22% of their games at home

Of the goals that the Hornets have produced at home, 71% have been after the break

Each of Watford’s last eight home games have gone over 2.5 goals

Home and away the Hornets have scored in each of their last four games

Watford v Chelsea Head to Head

Watford and Chelsea traded home wins in the top flight last season
Chelsea are W3 D2 L1 in their last six league games against Watford
Five of the last six meetings have gone over 2.5 goals
Watford are W1 D1 L2 in four previous EPL home games against the Blues

Chelsea News and Form

The Blues lost 1-0 at home against Leicester on the weekend

It leaves Chelsea at W3 D1 L3 in their last seven league games

So they have not been running with consistency lately

The Blues are W5 D1 L2 away from Stamford Bridge in the top flight

They have lost two for their last three away games (W1)

Chelsea collected 2-1 success at Brighton in their last away game

Chelsea have scored 16 goals on their travels, conceding 7

88% of their road fixtures have gone over 2.5 goals

Each of Chelsea’s last five away games have gone over the goal line

Both teams have scored in half of Chelsea’s road games

Chelsea’s half-time away record is W5 D2 L1 this season

They have scored in each of their last five away from Stamford Bridge

71% of their away goals conceded have been in the second half of games

The Blues have opened the scoring in six of their eight league away games

Only Liverpool and Man City have conceded fewer goals than they have

Watford v Chelsea Tips & Odds

Both teams to score at 7/10
Watford – Draw Double Chance at 13/10
* (betting odds taken on December 23rd, 2018 at 7:55 pm)

Who will win – Watford v Chelsea Predictions

There has to be a decent chance for Watford to get something out of this. They are totally hit and miss on the day but Chelsea have become more vulnerable and lose away from home the longer the season has gone on. Watford Double Chance.

25th December 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting

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Chelsea v Leicester Prediction & Betting Tips, 22nd December 2018

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Chelsea v Leicester Premier League Preview, 22nd December 3.00pm

The Blues collected a good win out at Brighton last weekend to build on the back of their win over Manchester City. So they are in a good top-four position heading into the weekend and will be keen to land three more home points. Leicester have been out of sorts for a while as wins have been eluding them. Read our Chelsea v Leicester betting tips for more.

Chelsea v Leicester Betting Odds*

Chelsea 1/3
Draw 4/1
Leicester 15/2

* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 18th, 2018 at 1:37 p.m.)


Chelsea News and Form

The Blues have earned back to back Premier League wins now after a 2-1 win at Brighton last weekend. That followed up not their huge home success against Manchester City when Chelsea beat the reigning champions 2-0. Chelsea have not conceded in any of their last three league games at the Bridge and their overall league home form this season is W6 D3 L0. Across their nine home games, this term Chelsea have scored 19 and have conceded just the seven. They have taken ac elan sheet in 44% of their games at the Bridge in fact. Chelsea have scored in both halves of 67% of their home games

44% of their home games have ended with exactly two goals scored. Each of Chelsea’s last three league outing on home soil have ended under 2.5 goals. In none of their home games in the EPL this term have the Blues found themselves trailing at the midway point of the game. Only Man City and Liverpool have better home records than Chelsea this term. On top of that, there are just the two sides have conceded fewer league goals than the Blues have in the EPL. After his nine-match scoreless streak of league form, Eden Hazard was back among the goals last weekend for Chelsea.

Chelsea v Leicester Head to Head

There was a 0-0 draw between them at Stamford Bridge in last season’s EPL
Chelsea have won five of the last six meetings in all competitions
Both teams have scored in just one of the last five classes
Leicester have failed to win any of their last eight trips to Stamford Bridge

Leicester News and Form

The Foxes suffered a 1-0 loss at Crystal Palace last weekend to make it back to back league defeats for them. They failed to hit the back of the net in either of those two losses two. It is just the two wins that Leicester have picked up in their last ten league games now so they are struggling a bit really. Away from home this season the Foxes are W3 D2 L4 and they have lost all three away games against sides currently in the top half of the table. In their away games, the Foxes have produced 11 goals and have conceded 13.

Less than half of their away games have gone over 2.5 goals. Each of Leicester’s last eight games in the top flight (home and away combined) have ended under the 2.5 goal line so there’s a strong trend. The Foxes have scored in all but one of their away games this season though and 82% of their away goals scored have been in the second half of matches. Leicester have conceded 62% of their away goals in the first period of games and they have been trailing by a 1-0 scoreline at half time in four of their road games.

Who will win – Chelsea v Leicester Predictions

Because Leicester have been struggling to find their winning touch we are going to predict the home win in this one. The Blues have the strong form at the Bridge behind them enough to warrant looking at them winning to nil.

19th December 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting

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Brighton v Chelsea Prediction & Betting Tips, 16th December 2018

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Brighton v Chelsea Premier League Preview, 16th December 1.30pm

Chelsea make a trip to Brighton on the weekend and they are looking to shake off some poor away form in the league. But they beat Manchester City at home last weekend to give themselves a huge lift. Brighton have had a solid season behind them, having done more than enough to keep themselves away from the drop zone. Read our Brighton v Chelsea betting tips for more.

Brighton v Chelsea Betting Odds*

Chelsea 4/9
Draw 16/5
Brighton 13/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 12th, 2018 at 10:03 p.m.)


Brighton News and Form

The Seagulls suffered a surprising set back last weekend as they lost 1-0 at Burnley. They had been on a good three-match undefeated streak of form before that happened (W2 D1). Back they get back to home soil this weekend where their form has been good. They have produced a record of W4 D2 L1 at the Amex this term in the top flight. They have produced an unbeaten run of four home games, winning three of those so things are good for them there. In their home games, the Seagulls have produced 12 goals at home this season, conceding 8

43% of the games at the Amex this term have gone above 3.5 goals so that has been a surprisingly high output really. They took a win in their last home game, a big 3-1 success over Crystal Palace. That win meant that they also kept up their streak of having hit the back of the net in all of their league home games this season. The Seagulls have earned a clean sheet in 29% of home games. Both teams have scored in 71% of league games at the Amex this term. Brighton have scored 67% of their home goals in the first half of games and have opened the scoring in five of their seven home games. Brighton are without a clean sheet in any of their last six league games

Brighton v Chelsea Head to Head

Chelsea are on an eight-match winning streak against Brighton in all competitions
The Blues won 4-0 at Brighton last season
The Seagulls have failed to score in their last five against Chelsea
Chelsea are W8 D1 L1 in their ten previous games against Brighton

Chelsea News and Form

Form a starting position as underdogs, Chelsea produced a big upset last weekend as they took a 2-0 win over reigning champions Manchester City. That can only have done their self-belief the power of good. Chelsea need to turn around some poor away form though as they have lost back to back road games. After a thumping at Spurs, the Blues then threw away a lead at Molineux to lose against Wolves. The Blues are W4 D1 L2 overall this season away from Stamford Bridge now.

But as a positive for them ahead of this game, Chelsea are W4 D1 in five away games against sides currently in the bottom half of the table. In that sequence of five away games, Chelsea have conceded just the one goal as well. In total, the Blues have scored 14 goals and have conceded just the six. Chelsea have banked a clean sheet in 57% of their away games. Even with that stat, 86% of their away games have ended over 2.5 goals.

Eden Hazard is without a league goal since October 7th against Southampton and the Blues could do with him rediscovering his touch. The Blues have been trailing at halftime in only one of their road games this season (W4 D2). Of the goals that they have produced away from home, 64% of them have been in the second period. Chelsea have opened the scoring in five of their seven away games. Only Liverpool and Man City have conceded fewer league goals than Chelsea this season

Brighton v Chelsea Tips & Odds

Chelsea to win to nil at 5/4
Under 2.5 goals at even money

* (betting odds taken from bet365 on December 12th, 2018 at 10:14 pm)

Who will win – Brighton v Chelsea Predictions

Chelsea haven’t been great on their travels recently, but that win last weekend should have boosted their mentality. As long as they aren’t complacent than they can go and get a good solid road win to nil.

15th December 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting

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