We have turned a corner and enter the final half of the Champions League group stages. Lying ahead of us here is a round 4 match between Malmö FF and Chelsea on Tuesday at Eleda Stadion.
Malmö FF average 1.9 goals per 90 minutes at present in the Champions League, while also conceding an average of 1.4 goals a game. Could they perhaps prove a handful, when going up against favourites The Blues on Tuesday?
The Blues average 3.1 goals per 90 minutes at present in the Champions League. Playing with such attacking verve at present, we expect them to outscore and oust Malmö FF on Tuesday.
According to the bookmakers, Chelsea are favourites to win. A bet on a win for Chelsea will get you odds 1.20, meaning the bookies predict they are in with an 83% chance of beating Malmö FF. Do you want to bet your money on Malmö FF the best odds are 13.00.
Malmö FF vs Chelsea stats and analysis
It has so far been a disappointing Champions League tournament for Malmö FF. They look back on three defeats in this group, which leaves them with a knife to their throat in this round 4 encounter. It is do or die, if they wish to see the next round, and a win might not even be enough.
With 6 points after their first three outings in the Champions League, Chelsea are on the brink of reaching the knock out-stages. They head into this 4th clash hoping to keep their momentum going. With a bit of luck, A win might be enough to secure qualification to the next round, while also keeping them in a chance of claiming 1st place.
According to the bookmakers, The Blues are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 1.20 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with a 83% chance of beating Malmö FF. Placing your bet on Malmö FF, the best price at the time of writing lies at 13.00.
Facts and figures for Malmö FF vs Chelsea
- Malmö FF has lost the last 4 matches in a row;
- Malmö FF has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Malmö FF has won in the last 4 of 5 matches at home;
- Total goals were OVER 2.5 in Malmö FF's last 8 of 10 matches.
- Chelsea has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Total goals were UNDER 3.5 in Chelsea's last 10 of 12 matches;
- Chelsea scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals were UNDER 3.5 in Chelsea's last 5 when playing away matches in the row.
Lineup Malmoe FF vs Chelsea
Current form — Malmö FF v. Chelsea
Malmö FF 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 Varbergs BoIS FC, before downing first AIK by 1-0, then Sirius in a 3-2 win.
Chelsea look in good shape before their upcoming match as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat Norwich by 7-0, before drawing 1-1 with Southampton. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Newcastle by a 3-0 scoreline.
Malmö FF v. Chelsea — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, The Blues came away as winners back in October 2021 in a match in the Champions League. Malmö FF enter the match against Chelsea with a 0-0-3 record in their previous 3 encounters in the Champions League. This amounts to a 0% winning ratio for Malmö FF, with Chelsea victorious in 100% of the last 3 encounters.
Full Time betting
According to the bookmakers Chelsea are favorites to win. A bet on a win for Chelsea will get you odds 1.20, meaning the bookies predict they are in with a 83% chance of beating Malmoe FF. If you want to bet your money on Malmoe FF the best odds are 13.00.
Man of the Moment
Antonio-Mirko Colak is the player to look out for as he will be gunning for more goals. He has been on target 3 times in the last 6 matches for Malmö FF. Chelsea are banking on Mason Mount to bring his A-game to the table, as he has been on target 4 times in 6 recent matches.