The fun end of the table meets the lower end of the Premier League, when Chelsea face off against Watford. It is a match that offers both sides the opportunity to either consolidate or improve on their position in the Premier League. Watford rank as number 16 in the table on 13 points after 13 matches. With 13 rounds behind them, The Blues have amassed 30 points and sit 1 in the Premier League.
Watford trail Chelsea by double digits in the standings, but beating the league leaders in the Premier League still holds a lot of prestige.
Watford go into their next Premier League match, averaging a humble 1.5 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 15 goals, while also conceding 19 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.9 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 0 times.
Chelsea head into their next Premier League match, averaging a remarkable 2.5 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a striking total of 25 goals, while also conceding 4 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.4 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 6 times. Let's get into our best betting predictions for this match!
Stats and facts for Watford and Chelsea.
- Watford conceded in the last 27 of 29 matches;
- Watford conceded the last 23 matches in a row;
- Watford conceded the last 11 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Watford's last 4 of 6 matches.
- Chelsea unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
- Chelsea has won the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- Chelsea unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
- Chelsea has won in the last 5 of 6 matches when playing away.
Current form — Watford v. Chelsea
Watford in nice flow.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Watford in recent weeks as results have been as expected, whether positive or negative. It is all or nothing with Watford at the moment, and sadly for them it has been more “nothing” than “all”. They first went down 1-0 in an encounter with Arsenal, to which they replied by beating Manchester United 4-1. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side, when they lost 4-2 against Leicester.
Chelsea on a roll.
Chelsea will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Chelsea looks well suited to take on any opponent at the moment, as their last 3 matches saw them gaining 7 points. They ran out 0-3 and 4-0 winners against Leicester and Juventus, respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Manchester United, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw.
Just limiting an expected defeat might be the target for Watford here. Siding with Chelsea at odds 1.33 is a no-brainer in the kind of form they are displaying. Should this price be a tad on the low side for your preferred betting strategy, consider adding it to a nice accumulator?
Watford v. Chelsea — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other in the Premier League, back in julho 2020, Chelsea collected all three points. Watford have been able to win 10% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming Chelsea in the Premier League. In other words, they have a 1-2-7 recent record, with the latter winning 70% of the matches. Chelsea have had the upper hand against Watford in their 10 most recent matches. They will look to assert their dominance once again on Wednesday.
Current table in the Premier League
The Premier League standings show that Watford and Chelsea are 17 points and 15 spots apart at the moment. Chelsea will be looking to claim all three points this coming Wednesday to show, they deserve the position at the fun end of the league table. Despite being outsiders, Watford 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.
Primary goal getter
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Joshua King. He is one of the Watford players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 5 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Chelsea.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Mason Mount to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Mason Mount netted 3 goals for Chelsea in their latest matches.