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Chelsea vs Watford: Match preview and betting suggestions

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Ace Football previews the Premier League game between Chelsea and Watford who meet up on Sunday. The match preview includes the current team news, H2H stats as well as the best betting tips for the match.

Chelsea will be hoping to inflict more misery on a relegated Watford this coming Sunday as the London clubs meet at Stamford Bridge for one last Premier League game.

Position in the Premier League table: Chelsea vs Watford

Looking at the current Premier League standings, Chelsea and Watford are currently 48 points and 16 places apart. The Blues will without a doubt attempt to grab all three points to end their campaign with a bang. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Watford will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents.

Current form and previous Premier League encounters between Chelsea and Watford

Chelsea to pick up the pieces

Chelsea look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. They started taking out Leeds in a 3-0 win, before a 0-0 draw followed against Liverpool. Their most recent outing resulted in a 1-1 draw in a hard-fought encounter with Leicester.

Trouble looms for Watford

Only a single point prevents Watford from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They came up short in a 1-0 defeat against Crystal Palace before drawing 0-0 with Everton by a score. They were back on loser street last time out, when Leicester ran out 1-5 winners.

Fixture history: Chelsea vs Watford

The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Chelsea came away as 1-2 winners. It was a match played at Vicarage Road Stadium back in December 2021 in the Premier League. This time around, betting on Watford will get you odds 15.00, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 7% chance of beating Chelsea. You can get a price of 1.18, should you wish to add Blues win to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.

Highlights from the last time Chelsea and Watford met:

Betting stats and facts for Chelsea and Watford

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

  • Chelsea have scored in the last 26 home matches in a row
  • In 5 of the last 7 home matches Chelsea played, both teams scored
  • Chelsea have not won 5 of the last 7 home matches
  • Watford have lost 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Watford have lost the last 3 away matches in a row
  • In the last 9 Chelsea matches versus Watford the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Chelsea have won 8 of the last 9 matches versus Watford

Players to zoom in on in Chelsea vs Watford

Romelu Lukaku is one of the Chelsea players, who is expected to score on a regular basis. His current season total is 3 goals. Watford have their eyes fixed on Hassane Kamara, who is on a single goal so far this campaign. No doubt more will follow soon, when he hits his stride.

Best tips for the match: Chelsea vs Watford

In conclusion, we present betting tips for this game between Chelsea and Watford, which are based on the above-mentioned stats and facts. Besides the main prediction for this match, we have some low and high-risk alternatives as well.