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Chelsea vs Leicester: Match Preview & Betting Tips

Chelsea vs Leicester: Match Preview & Betting Tips

Following a disappointing FA Cup defeat, Chelsea football club are ready to bounce back when they host Leicester City for this week’s top-flight battle in the English Premier League.

 

Despite their Wembley heartache, Chelsea will take solace from the fact that they’ve confirmed their spot in next season’s Champions League with only a single point remaining to mark the third position. Leicester City head into the match following two consecutive wins but will likely face a challenge when competing against the Blues.

 

For those looking for some exciting sports betting on the Chelsea vs Leicester match, read on for the full match preview, team news and football betting tips.

 

Chelsea vs Leicester Head-to-Head & Form

 

Looking back over the last 37 Chelsea fixtures against Leicester, the Blues won 19 times, Leicester won 7 times and 11 matches ended in a draw. The goal difference was 68-40 with Chelsea coming out on top.

 

Currently, Chelsea sit on the 3rd spot on the Premier League table with 70 points while Leicester occupy the 9th place with 48 points.

 

Chelsea form guide: L-W-D-L-D-W-L

Leicester City form guide: W-W-L-L-L-D-D

 

Key Match Facts:

 

  • The Foxes’ overall performance has been unimpressive this season as they’ve lost more matches than they’ve won and conceded 57 goals.
  • Chelsea have conceded 10 goals their past 4 league games while playing at home and have won less than half of their 17 home matches this season.
  • Chelsea have scored in 16 of their last 17 Premier League home matches this season.
  • The Blues have lost just 1 of their last 5 EPL matches with Leicester.
  • On average, Leicester score 1.1 goals and Chelsea scores 1.9 goals in their meetings.

 

Chelsea vs Leicester Team News

 

In Chelsea news, Timo Werner and Kai Havertz remain doubts due to a muscle problem, leading them to sit out the FA Cup final. Ben Chilwell has returned to training but will likely be missing this game.

 

Chelsea predicted line-up: Mendy; Chalobah, Silva, Rudiger; Azpilicueta, Kovacic, Alonso, James; Mount, Pullisic; Lukaku

 

 

As for Leicester, Hamza Choudhury, Wilfried Ndidi, Ryan Bertrand and Ricardo Pereira will likely miss out, but Nampalys Mendy looks ready to rejoin the squad after recovering from illness.

 

Leicester predicted line-up: Schmeichel; Castagne, Fofana, Soyuncu, Justin; Tielemans, Dewsbury-Hall, Barnes, Maddison, Lookman; Vardy

 

Chelsea vs Leicester Betting Tips

 

If Leicester City continue with their defensive woes, Tuchel’s men could overpower them with an easy victory, especially considering their home advantage. Our experts predict a Chelsea win on this match.

 

Tip 1: Chelsea to win

Tip 2: Under 3.5 goals

 

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