Fulham vs Chelsea – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 9, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 9, 2023

Fulham play host to Chelsea when the local rivals team up for another spicy derby in Premier League on Thursday at Craven Cottage. More than points are at stake in this tense encounter. Looking at the current standings in the Premier League, the two teams are separated by three points.

Fulham vs Chelsea Stats

  • Fulham have scored in 20 of the last 22 home matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 home matches Fulham played, both teams scored
  • Fulham have scored in 15 of the last 16 matches
  • In the last 7 Fulham matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 8 of the last 10 Fulham home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 22 of the last 23 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 12 of the last 13 Chelsea away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Chelsea have lost 5 of the last 7 matches without scoring a goal
  • In the last 7 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Chelsea have lost 5 of the last 7 matches while scoring less than 0.5 goals

Fulham vs Chelsea Lineups

Fulham vs Chelsea Preview

Marco Silva’s Fulham are enjoying their football currently with three wins on the bounce, and it began with a 2-1 win against Southampton. They went on to beat Leicester by 0-1, before also getting the better of Hull in a 0-2 victory. Fulham claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Premier League. They also drew two and lost two, scored nine goals and conceded nine.

Graham Potter’s Chelsea got away with only one point from their previous three games, and they claimed it in a 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest. Then Manchester City proved too strong in a 0-1 defeat, just like Manchester City who won 4-0. Chelsea won twice, while also recording two draws, and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Premier League. The scoreline from these matches says seven goals conceded and six scored.

Fulham vs Chelsea H2H

In the last two matches against Fulham, Chelsea won 2-0 in May 2021 and 1-0 in January 2021. Chelsea generally enjoy playing Fulham against whom, they won seven of the last ten encounters. However, the latter did well to secure a 2-0 win the last time the pair faced off. The bookies have Chelsea to win this match at best price odds of 2.15.

Current Premier League Standings

Full Time Betting

Craven Cottage witnessed Fulham winning four times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing four and losing two as well. Chelsea claimed four wins, two draws and four defeats in their last 10 games away. Strap yourselves up for goals at Craven Cottage since both teams scored in eight of the last 10 home matches for Fulham. The same occurred in four of the last 10 league games away from home for Chelsea.

Both Teams to Score

A 2-0 win was the follow-up to a 1-0 victory, when Chelsea last faced Fulham, no doubt raising the spirits ahead of their next trip. In the past ten matches between home side Fulham and Chelsea, both teams found the back of the net four times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.70.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams not to score was a winning bet six times in the last ten encounters between Fulham and Chelsea as under 2.5 goals happened three times. Fulham scored an average of 0.4 goals a game, with Chelsea averaging 1.7 goals in this run. Fulham scored an average of 1.7 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened six times. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the last ten outings for Chelsea, who managed to score 0.6 times in those matches.

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Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.