Leeds could be worth a punt against visitors Chelsea on Saturday at Elland Road. The latter are not displaying the kind of form usually associated with their title-winning results. Leeds are 11th with 35 points after 27 matches. The Blues ranks as a praiseworthy 4th in the table on 50 points.
On the back of their current run of form Chelsea are favored to keep their momentum going against Leeds.
Stats and facts for Leeds and Chelsea.
- Leeds United has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Leeds United conceded in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Leeds United’s last 4 of 6 matches.
- Chelsea unbeaten the last 9 matches in a row;
- Chelsea unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Chelsea’s last 11 of 13 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Chelsea’s last 5 matches in the row.
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Form Leeds vs Chelsea
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Leeds struggling for results.
Leeds will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. In their 3 latest outings Leeds finished off Southampton in a 3-0 win and went on to a 1-0 defeat against Aston Villa. Their latest game produced a 2-0 defeat against West Ham.
Chelsea continue to collect points.
Chelsea will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their 3 latest outings Chelsea ended with a 0-0 draw against Manchester United and went on to a 1-0 win against Liverpool. Their latest game produced a 2-0 win against Everton.
With Chelsea in such good form in recent weeks and Leeds performing poorly, siding with Chelsea at odds 1.75 seems like a no-brainer.
Leeds v Chelsea Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Keeping things tight
The last time the two sides faced off against each other The Blues came away as 3-1 winners at home at Stamford Bridge back in December 2020 in the England – Premier League A high scoring match is a fairly rare occurence when these two face off as 8 of the previous 10 matches paid out on under 2.5 goals. Chelsea have been slightly more succesful than Leeds in recent meetings in the Premier League. With a 5-3-2 advantage going into this match, betting on Chelsea has often proved the profitable way to go.
Leeds lie 11th in the table on 35 points after 27 games. 15 points ahead after 28 matches The Blues find themselves in a great 4th place.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers are offering following odds for this match: Leeds to win pays out at 4.75, the best prize for a draw is 4.00, while an away win for The Blues returns you odds 1.75. Leeds won 4 of their last 10 home league games whereas Chelsea lost 4 of their last 10 away league games.
The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 61%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.65 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.20. The last 10 home league games for Leeds averaged 2.6 goals per game with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Chelsea the average total goals were 2 with 4 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 56%. This equals odds 1.80 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 2.10. The last 10 home league games of Leeds had an average of 2.6 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches 5 went over 2.5 goals. Chelsea’s last 10 away league games averaged 2 goals per game. Meanwhile, 3 of Chelsea’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.