It is top against bottom when Chelsea squares up against West Brom for a match in the Premier League on Saturday. The Blues lie 4th in the table on 51 points after 29 games. 33 points behind after 29 matches West Brom find themselves in 19th place.
It has been a few rounds since West Brom last taste of success in the Premier League and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Chelsea.
Stats and facts for Chelsea and West Brom.
- Chelsea unbeaten the last 10 matches in a row;
- Chelsea unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Chelsea’s last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Chelsea’s last 6 matches in the row.
- West Brom did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- West Brom did not win the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
- West Brom has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in West Brom’s last 7 of 9 matches.
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Form Chelsea vs West Brom
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The Blues on a roll.
The Blues will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their previous 3 matches Chelsea ended with a 0-0 draw against Leeds and went on to a 2-0 win against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. Their latest match served up a 2-0 win against Sheffield United.
West Brom keep target in sight.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for West Brom in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their 3 latest outings West Brom lost 1-0 to Everton and went on to a 0-0 draw with Newcastle. Their latest game produced a 1-0 defeat against Crystal Palace.
On the back of these strong performances lately Chelsea seem in with a good shot of another win against West Brom.
Chelsea v West Brom Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Goals on the menu:
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Chelsea played West Brom at The Hawthorns. The pair were evenly matched on the day and played out a 3-3 scoreline. With just 6 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. All in all, The Blues have had a fine reading on the West Brom lately with a 6-3-1 advantage in the Premier League going into this match.
The Blues are 4th with 51 points after 29 games. West Brom ranks as 19th in the table on 18 points.
Full Time Betting
According to bookmakers Chelsea have a 80% chance of beating West Brom. That equals odds of 1.25 on Chelsea to win, while the draw sits at 6.00. Placing a bet on the away win for West Brom returns you odds 14.00. Chelsea won 5 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast West Brom lost 6 of their last 10 away league games.
The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 44% in this match. This equals odds around 2.25, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.62. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 62%. The last 10 home league games for Chelsea averaged 1.9 goals per game with BTTS paying out 3 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for West Brom the average total goals were 2.2 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 57%. This equals odds 1.75 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 2.20. The last 10 home league games of Chelsea had an average of 1.9 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches 3 went over 2.5 goals. West Brom’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.2 goals per game. Meanwhile, 5 of West Brom’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.