It is the fun end of the table against the lower regions of the Premier League, when Chelsea squares up against Burnley for a match this coming Saturday. With those positions in mind, a win for The Blues seem a likely outcome. Burnley come visiting Chelsea, who finished last season in the Premier League as number 4 on 67 points. In contrast, the aforementioned visitors finished number 17 on 39 points.
Chelsea have taken the lead in the Premier League after collecting 25 points from their initial 10 encounters. Burnley trail by 7 points after 10 rounds, leaving them as number 18 in the table. Though early days still in the Premier League, The Blues have so far surpassed expectations, but question is whether they can keep riding the wave against The Clarets.
Chelsea arrive at their next Premier League match averaging a fabulous 2.6 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 26 goals, while also conceding 3 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 7 times.
The Clarets travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 10 goals, while also conceding 16 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.6 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times.
Stats and facts for Chelsea and Burnley.
- Chelsea has won the last 4 matches in a row;
- Chelsea has won in the last 6 of 7 matches;
- Chelsea has won in the last 5 of 6 matches at home;
- Chelsea scored in the last 14 of 16 matches.
- Burnley did not win the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
- Burnley conceded in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Burnley's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Burnley's last 2 of 4 matches.
Current form — Chelsea v. Burnley
Chelsea keep on winning
Chelsea look to have found a rich vein of form right now with yet another win last week. Chelsea look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment, as their last 3 matches saw them gaining 7 points. They started off drawing 1-1 with Southampton, before downing first Newcastle by 3-0, then Malmö FF in a 1-0 win.
Burnley enjoy steady progress
It is difficult to point a finger on recent results for Burnley, as they have performed according to their level. Burnley have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. An encounter with Southampton brought a 2-2 draw, which was followed by a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Tottenham. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail as they beat Brentford by a 3-1 scoreline.
According to the bookmakers, Chelsea are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 12.00 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with a 8% chance of beating Burnley. Placing your bet on Burnley, the best price at the time of writing lies at 1.22.
Chelsea v. Burnley — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, Chelsea came away as winners back in January 2021 in a match in the Premier League. Chelsea enter the match against Burnley with a 7-2-1 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Premier League. This amounts to a 70% winning ratio for Chelsea, with Burnley victorious in 10% of the last 10 encounters. The last 10 matches between Chelsea and Burnley have been highly entertaining, when it comes to goals. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet no less than 8 times. Both teams to score paid out 5 times in those 10 matches.
Current standings in the Premier League
The Premier League standings show that Chelsea and Burnley are 18 points and 17 spots apart at the moment. Chelsea will be looking to claim all three points on Saturday to show, they deserve the position at the fun end of the league table. Despite being outsiders, The Clarets will no doubt try to make life difficult for the favourites. There is every reason to be excited to see how this game pans out.
Top scorers markets
It is difficult to look past Maxwel Cornet, when searching for a goalscorer. He seems unstoppable and hit the target 4 times in the last 6 matches for Burnley. His season total reads 4 goals right now.
With 3 goals in the last 6 matches for Chelsea, Jorginho is the player to look out for, as he will be gunning for more goals on Saturday.