Everton take on Chelsea at Goodison Park, which has been a difficult ground for the visitors, this weekend. The Merseyside outfit have endured a difficult few months with the team now slipping into the bottom half as a result of a poor form. Everton, though, are not far away from regaining a place in the…
Everton FC vs Chelsea FC – Betting Tips for the game
Everton lost for the 13th time this season as Newcastle United were able to get a 3-2 victory at St James’ Park. It was a deeply disappointing result for the blues, who had a 2-0 lead after 32 minutes on the clock. Everton have managed one win in the last six games.
Chelsea produced a sparkling five-star performance to beat Dynamo Kyiv 5-0 in the second leg of the Europa League. The Blues progressed into the Europa League last-16 owing to an 8-0 aggregate victory. However, the league match against Wolves last weekend required a last gasp equaliser in the 1-1 draw.
The reverse fixture between Chelsea and Everton produced a goalless draw back in November. The last meeting between these two clubs at Goodison Park also produced a similar result. Our betting tips and predictions expect a draw.
Everton FC vs Chelsea FC – Match odds
Everton were extremely defensive in the recent home game against a top team – Liverpool. It is expected that Marco Silva will go in with a similar tactic after watching his team led slip a two-goal lead against Newcastle last week. Everton have had a week to prepare for this encounter, while Chelsea come on the back of a long travel in Europa League. Furthermore, Goodison Park has not been a happy place for Chelsea in the past and team has picked up just two wins in five visits. Our preview would go with a draw.
Everton win odds: 4.00
Chelsea win odds: 1.95
Everton FC vs Chelsea FC – Correct Score odds
Chelsea have not been outstanding in away matches since the turn of the year. Even though the club still possess one of the best records in the division, Everton’s defensive approach to the game may cause frustration to Maurizio Sarri’s men. Our correct score prediction would opt for a 1-1 draw.
Everton FC vs Chelsea FC – Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Both teams have struggled for goals in recent weeks. Chelsea have fared slightly better with 10 goals but they have been defensively poor at the same time. Even though Everton faced criticism for the defensive tactics against Liverpool, Silva may go with the same approach in order to avoid a big defeat. Our total goals prediction would pick under 2.5 goals.
Everton FC vs Chelsea FC – First Goalscorer odds
Eden Hazard has produced back-to-back excellent performances in the league. The Belgian international was not utilised in the Europa League game against Dynamo Kyiv and he will be fresh for this encounter. Hazard has just two goals against Everton in 10 appearances, but his recent form makes our first goalscorer prediction back the 28-year-old.
Everton FC vs Chelsea FC – Free bet offers
Below we have all our free bet offers and bonuses for this weekend.
Bet £20 get a £20 Free Bet. New players only. Qualifying bet(s) must have minimum odds of 4/5 and must be settled before triggering free bet
£50 staggered free bet. Place your first bet and get £10 matched. After 5 bets get a free bet of up to £20 based on the average stake of your 5 bets. Then after your 10th bet, get another free bet of up to £20 based on the average stake of your last 5 bets.
Basically, to claim the free bets, place a £10 bet when you join to get £10. Then after 5 £20 bets, you get another £20. This then repeats so you can claim the final £20.
Min. odds of 1/2 (1.5) or greater required to qualify.
Draw at 3.80
Total goals under 2.5 at 1.90