Chelsea Vs Bournemouth – Preview And Predictions
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Chelsea vs Bournemouth– Chelsea will be looking for a better outcome after losing 1-0 to Newcastle United in the Premier League last time around.
Chelsea enjoyed 51% of the possession in that game, and two of their five shots were on goal. Three of Newcastle United’s ten shots on goal were on target. Newcastle United’s goal was scored by Joe Willock (67′).
Chelsea haven’t consistently been able to hold out for the full 90 minutes in recent years. In reality, Chelsea have conceded 10 goals in six of their previous six matches because they were unable to stop opponents from scoring.
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Bournemouth and their traveling supporters will be looking for a better outcome in this game after losing their previous match in EFL Cup action against Newcastle United.
Bournemouth had 37% of the possession in that game, and two of their six shots on goal were on target. Bournemouth’s winning goal came from Adam Smith (67′ Own Goal). Newcastle United’s opponents had 17 shots at goal, with five of those being on target.
The numbers don’t lie, as Bournemouth have conceded 11 goals in their last six games while being scored against in five of those contests. In Bournemouth’s defence, there are no doubts about some issues. If that trend continues in this game, it will be to their peril -/we’ll soon find out.
Bournemouth have lost all four of their league games played away from home entering this match.
Chelsea vs Bournemouth – Betting Analysis
When comparing their previous head-to-head matches dating back to January 31, 2018, it can be seen that Chelsea won two and Bournemouth won three, with one game ending in a draw.
The two teams combined for 15 goals during this period, with the Blues contributing five and the Cherries producing 10. This results in an average of 2.5 goals being scored every game.
The most recent league meeting between these teams took place on Premier League Match Day 28 on February 29, 2020, and ended 2-2 for Bournemouth.
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Bournemouth had 26% of the possession in that game, and five of their nine shot attempts were successful. Joshua King (57′) and Jefferson Lerma (54′) scored the goals.
Chelsea had 23 shots on goal overall, with six of those shots finding the back of the net. (33′, 85′) Marcos Alonso scored
Our opinion is that Bournemouth can score goals against this Chelsea team, but it probably won’t be enough to prevent a defeat.
What are the top odds for this match?
Turning to the betting odds in the 90-minute result market, victory for Chelsea can be achieved for 1.33, backing a draw result is 5.3, and taking a punt on the winning team to be Bournemouth is 9.3. They are the top prices available right now.
Chelsea vs Bournemouth: Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Home to Win
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