Ace Football Team previews the Champions League round 2 match between Chelsea and Salzburg who meet up on Wednesday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest team stats, match history and the best betting tips.
Chelsea are highly favored by the bookmakers to claim a win on Wednesday against Salzburg in the Champions League. In their current shape, a home win seems to be the obvious outcome at Stamford Bridge.
The match on Wednesday has all the makings of a tight battle as Chelsea and Salzburg look to bag a crucial three points in the process.
Position in the Champions League standings: Chelsea vs Salzburg
The current standings in Group E show us how Chelsea and Salzburg have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 2 clash this coming Wednesday.
Latest form and previous Champions League encounters between Chelsea and Salzburg
Chelsea off to poor start
Chelsea will enter the match hoping to see the back of some rather disappointing results in recent matches. It is all or nothing with Chelsea presently. They first went down 2-1 in an encounter with Southampton, to which they replied by beating West Ham 2-1. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side, when they lost 1-0 against Dinamo Zagreb.
Salzburg happy with premiere
Salzburg are unbeaten in their last three matches, first beating WSG Tirol by 2-0. This was followed by a 1-1 with AC Milan and a 0-3 win against Ried.
Latest games between Chelsea and Salzburg
The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Chelsea came away as 3-5 winners in a friendly in July 2019. This time round, betting on Salzburg 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 1.30, should you wish to add a Blues win to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Betting stats and facts for Chelsea and Salzburg
Here are some facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Chelsea and Salzburg. The facts are based on stats from the recent games that the teams played out across all tournaments.
- Chelsea have scored in the last 32 home matches in a row
- In the last 8 home matches in a row Chelsea played, both teams scored
- Chelsea have conceded in 16 of the last 18 matches
- Chelsea have not lost 8 of the last 9 home matches
- Chelsea have conceded in the last 8 home matches in a row
- Salzburg have scored in the last 30 matches in a row
- Salzburg have scored in 41 of the last 43 away matches
- Salzburg have won 9 of the last 11 away matches
- Salzburg have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
- Salzburg have not lost 9 of the last 11 away matches
Players to zoom in on in Chelsea vs Salzburg
As the new Champions League campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for Chelsea and Salzburg. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.
Best betting tips: Chelsea vs Salzburg
To sum up, the upcoming Champions League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the statements from above, we have come up with the main prediction for this match as well as some alternative betting tips.