Ace Football previews the Premier League clash between Everton and Chelsea and offers team stats, fixture history, betting tips and the latest odds.
Everton come up against visiting side Chelsea in a Premier League round 1 match. The duel will take place at Goodison Park on Saturday and it should be interesting enough to follow.
A mid-table finish looks like the optimal outcome for Everton in a season where they aim to keep the relegation line at bay in the league table. While a title race is perhaps too optimistic, a podium finish does not look beyond Chelsea, should they manage to catch a strong momentum.
Both Everton and Chelsea aim to do their best to prove to their respective set of fans they are the better team on the pitch. We are bound to see an exciting game on Saturday.
Current table in the Premier League
In the opening round of the Premier League, Everton and Chelsea will battle for their first points this campaign. Since Chelsea emerge as favorites, they are expected to only be satisfied with all three points from this match. However, Everton will surely not make it easy for them and might as well want to grab a point in their first game of the season. The opening round of the Premier League will bring us several matches to be excited about and we believe that this clash is one of them.
Latest form and fixture history of Everton against Chelsea
Everton hope to bounce back
Results were dismal for Everton towards the final weeks of last season and they will be bordering on desperation for a quick turnaround. It is all or nothing with Everton presently. They first went down 3-2 in an encounter with Brentford, to which they replied by beating Crystal Palace 3-2. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side, when they lost 5-1 against Arsenal.
Blues had one too many draws
Chelsea claimed five points in their last three matches of the previous campaign, which started with a 0-0 draw with Liverpool. This was followed by another draw with Leicester, this time 1-1 before they outclassed Watford by 2-1.
Fixture history: Everton vs Chelsea
The last time the pair played each other, Everton came away as winners in a Premier League, back in May 2022. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on Chelsea will get you odds 1.61, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with an 62% chance of beating Everton. You can get a price of 5.50, should you wish to add Everton to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Highlights from the last match between Everton and Chelsea:
Everton vs Chelsea Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Everton and Chelsea. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Everton have scored in 7 of the last 8 home matches
- Everton have not lost 6 of the last 8 home matches
- Everton have conceded in 6 of the last 7 matches
- Everton have scored in 5 of the last 7 matches
- Chelsea have scored in 30 of the last 32 matches
- In 6 of the last 7 matches Chelsea played, both teams scored
- Chelsea have scored in 14 of the last 16 away matches
- Chelsea have conceded in 10 of the last 11 matches
- Chelsea have conceded in 6 of the last 7 away matches
- In 8 of the last 10 Everton matches versus Chelsea the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 9 of the last 11 Everton matches versus Chelsea the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Everton have won the last 4 home matches versus Chelsea in a row
- Everton have scored in 11 of the last 13 home matches versus Chelsea
- Everton have not lost the last 5 home matches versus Chelsea in a row
Man of the Moment
Richarlison has been hitting the target on a regular basis in recent matches. Everton will no doubt look to him for more goals in their next match against Chelsea. The visitors are surely hoping Romelu Lukaku adds another to his current total. With three goals in the last six matches, Romelu Lukaku boasts a decent goal to games ratio.
Best tips for the match: Everton vs Chelsea
To sum up, the upcoming Premier 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.