Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between Chelsea and Malmo and offers betting tips with the latest odds.
Title-chasing Chelsea are clear favorites when facing Malmo at home on Wednesday in the Champions League. Chelsea lie 2nd in the table on 3 points after 2 games. 3 points behind their upcoming opponents, Malmo find themselves in 4th place.
Four straight defeats have put a serious dampener on the mood around Malmo. They could be in for another rout against the Blues.
Chelsea paddling along
The last couple of weeks have been a rollercoaster for Chelsea, with performances showing little sign of stability. Chelsea look back on their last 3 matches with 6 points to show from their efforts. Against Juventus, they were left empty-handed in a 1-0 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Southampton in a 3-1 win. The Premier League outfit followed that up with a 1-0 win against Brentford in their most recent outing.
They were spoken of as contenders for medals before the season, and the Blues are living up to expectations.
Chelsea have been majestic at home, with 5 wins in the last 6 matches since August, and another win looks most likely on Wednesday night.
Malmo hit troubled waters once again
Malmo have been left empty-handed in their recent outings, with 3 consecutive defeats going into this match.
The Allsvenskan side enter the encounter with 3 wins in the last 6 away matches since August. However, their upcoming fixture still seems like a really tough call for the away side.
Chelsea vs Malmo h2h
Chelsea have the momentum
The last match between Chelsea and Malmo was in the Europa League back on 21 February 2019 and saw Chelsea claim a 3-0 victory. Chelsea have the following 2-0-0 meeting statistics with Malmo.
Season facts for Chelsea and Malmo
Facts are calculated for Champions League
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Chelsea’s last 10 matches in the row;
- Chelsea scored in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 2.5 in Chelsea’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Chelsea’s last 5 at home matches in the row.
- Malmoe has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Malmo’s last 7 of 9 matches;
- Malmoe scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Malmoe conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches.
According to bookmakers, Chelsea have a 92% chance of beating Malmo. That equals odds of 1.09 for the Blues to win, while the draw sits at 13.00. Placing a bet on the away win for Malmo returns you odds 25.00.