Chelsea challenges Real Madrid at Alfredo Di Stefano on Tuesday in the 1st leg of their Semi Finals meeting in the Champions League.
It has been an impressive tournament so far for Real Madrid, who aims to make good use of opening the Semi Finals at home. With 4 wins and just 1 defeat in their past 6 Champions League matches few teams fancy going up against Real Madrid. Following 4 wins and just 1 defeat in their past 6 Champions League matches Chelsea is an opponent very few teams fancy facing at this stage.
Real Madrid enter the match as small favorite and will be eager to secure a good result before the return match. However, Chelsea will try and keep things tight with the aim of securing further advancement at home soil.
Stats and facts for Real Madrid and Chelsea.
- Real Madrid unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row;
- Real Madrid has won the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Real Madrid has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Real Madrid has won in the last 4 of 5 matches at home.
- Chelsea has won the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
- Chelsea has won in the last 5 of 6 matches when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Chelsea’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Chelsea scored in the last 9 of 11 matches.
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Form Real Madrid vs Chelsea
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Real Madrid tough to break down.
Real Madrid look to extend their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches Real Madrid ended with a 0-0 draw against Getafe, followed by a 3-0 win against Cadiz. Their most recent match brought a 0-0 draw with Real Betis.
Real Madrid followed up on their good results in this tournament by knocking out Liverpool. In the Round of Quarter Finals they secured their place in next round with a win and a draw to their name and an aggregate score of 3-1.
Chelsea on a roll.
Chelsea will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their previous 3 matches The Blues claimed a 1-0 win against Manchester City and went on to a 0-0 draw with Brighton. Their latest match served up a 1-0 win against West Ham.
Chelsea managed to claw their way through the Round of Quarter Finals against FC Porto despite losing one leg. A win in the other leg sent Chelsea through with an aggregate score of 2-1.
It is a match up between two seemingly equal sides, with both in similar shape recently. Real Madrid are still favored by the bookies to win the match at odds 2.30.
Real Madrid 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.
This is the first time Chelsea go up against Real Madrid in the Champions League. Thus, comparisons can only be drawn from previous meetings against clubs from the same nations as their upcoming opponents here.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Real Madrid to win pays out at 2.30, the best prize for a draw is 3.10, while an away win for Chelsea returns you odds 3.50. Real Madrid won 5 of their last 10 home league games whereas Chelsea lost 2 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.87. The last 10 home league games for Real Madrid averaged 4.2 goals per game with BTTS paying out 8 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Chelsea the average total goals were 3 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 42%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.40 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.62. Real Madrid’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 4.2 goals a game. 5 of Real Madrid’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Chelsea’s last 10 away league games averaged 3 goals per game. 2 of the last 10 away matches for Chelsea went over 2.5 goals.