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Chelsea vs Dinamo Zagreb: Recommended bets

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Our betting experts preview the Champions League match between Chelsea and Dinamo Zagreb and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

A home win for Chelsea seems likely this Wednesday as they face Dinamo Zagreb. At Stamford Bridge, the hosts should have little trouble claiming all three points. With both Chelsea and Dinamo Zagreb coming off disappointing defeats in their previous outing, we could be in for a cautious battle. Both will be eager to get back to winning ways sooner rather than later.

Position in the Champions League standings: Chelsea vs Dinamo Zagreb

The current standings in Group E show us how Chelsea and Dinamo Zagreb have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 6 clash this coming Wednesday.

Current form and previous Champions League encounter between Chelsea and Dinamo Zagreb

Chelsea keep target in sight

Consistency has not been a trademark for Chelsea recently, and their last three matches first saw them sharing the points in a 1-1 draw with Manchester United. This was followed by a 1-2 win against Salzburg, before they lost 4-1 against Brighton.

Dinamo Zagreb struggling for results

Dinamo Zagreb go into this encounter hoping to turn a page, as performances in recent matches have been pretty scrappy. In their previous three games, Dinamo Zagreb drew 1-1 with Hajduk Split, then lost 0-4 against AC Milan and 1-0 against Osijek.

Fixture history: Chelsea vs Dinamo Zagreb

The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Dinamo Zagreb came away as 1-0 winners. It was a match played at Stadion Maksimir back in September 2022 in the Champions League. This time round, betting on Dinamo Zagreb will get you odds 8.50, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 12% chance of beating Chelsea. You can get a price of 1.33, should you wish to add Chelsea to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.

Betting stats and facts for Chelsea and Dinamo Zagreb

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on statistics from the last couple of matches that Chelsea and Dinamo Zagreb played across all tournaments.

  • Chelsea have scored in the last 36 home matches in a row
  • Chelsea have not lost the last 10 home matches in a row
  • In 10 of the last 12 home matches Chelsea played, both teams scored
  • Chelsea have not lost the last 9 matches in a row
  • Chelsea have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Dinamo Zagreb have conceded in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • Dinamo Zagreb have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Dinamo Zagreb have scored in 12 of the last 14 away matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 matches Dinamo Zagreb played, both teams scored
  • Dinamo Zagreb have conceded in 8 of the last 9 away matches

Man of the Moment

Kai Havertz has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Chelsea will be relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Dinamo Zagreb are lacking any real standout goalscorer at the moment, with a few players tied with one goal apiece in the club’s latest games.

Match predictions: Chelsea vs Dinamo Zagreb

To sum up, the upcoming match between Chelsea and Dinamo Zagreb seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with the main prediction for this game but also some alternative ones.