It is the fun end of the table against the lower regions of the Premier League, when Chelsea squares up against Leeds for a match this coming Saturday. With those positions in mind, a win for The Blues seem a likely outcome. Ranked 3th in the Premier League, Chelsea have collected 33 points from 15 games. On 16 points, Leeds see themselves ranked as number 15 after 15 matches.
Although entering the match as outsiders, Leeds will be keen on keeping their recent momentum as unbeaten in the Premier League going. While in for a tough assignment at Stamford Bridge, current form offers hope for the visitors of coming away with a point.
Chelsea head into their next Premier League match, averaging a highly respectable 2.3 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 23 goals, while also conceding 8 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.8 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 4 times.
Leeds 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 10 goals. That amounts to an average of 1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times. Here are some betting predictions from BetFootball for this classic match up!
Facts and figures for Chelsea vs Leeds in Premier League.
- Chelsea unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Chelsea scored in the last 19 of 21 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Chelsea's last 5 of 7 matches;
- Chelsea conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
- Leeds unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Leeds scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Leeds's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Leeds conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches.
Current form — Chelsea v. Leeds
Chelsea paddling along
In has been a bit of everything for Chelsea in their previous 3 matches, where they first beat Watford by 2-1. This was followed by a disappointing 3-2 defeat against West Ham, before an encounter with Zenit Petersburg produced a 3-3 draw.
Leeds go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 0-0 draw against Brighton. They went on to beat Crystal Palace by 1-0, before sharing the spoils with Brentford in a 2-2 draw.
Judging by the strong performances mentioned in the above, Chelsea seem in with a good shot of another win against Leeds. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 1.30. Should this price be too low, consider adding it to a nice accumulator. Does your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an away win are 10.00.
Chelsea v. Leeds — fixture history
Neither Chelsea nor Leeds managed a breakthrough, when they last faced each other in the Premier League. They ended up settling for a point in a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge. Depending on your betting strategy, another draw will no doubt spike up your next accumulator.
Chelsea head into their upcoming match against Leeds with a 40% winning record in recent Premier League meetings. In 10 encounters, that amounts to a 4-4-2 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 20%.
Do not expect too much entertainment this coming Saturday, when Chelsea and Leeds face off. Their last 10 matches were largely tight affairs, as more than two goals only happened 2 times. Both teams to score paid out with the bookies 4 times in those 10 matches.
Current standings in the Premier League
As the current Premier League standings shows us, the difference between the two teams is 17 points. Even though Leeds cannot overtake Chelsea in the league standings right away, they will surely look to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Chelsea, who are now number 3 with 33 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Saturday.
Jorginho has been hitting the target on a regular basis in recent matches. Chelsea will no doubt look to him for more goals in their next match against Leeds. The visitors are surely hoping Raphinha adds another to his current total. With 3 goals in recent matches, Raphinha boasts a decent goal ratio right now.