Ace Football previews the Premier League round 26 match between Chelsea and Leeds and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
Form hasn’t been great recently for Chelsea, who hope to turn things around against Leeds this coming Saturday. This is a round 26 match in the current Premier League campaign, and they face each other at Stamford Bridge.
Ranked as number 10 in the Premier League standings, Chelsea, have so far collected 31 points this season, while Leeds collected 22 points. This puts them up as number 17 after 24 rounds.
Form: Chelsea vs Leeds
Chelsea endured a tough spell in their previous three matches, which brought three defeats. They lost 1-0 against B. Dortmund, before Southampton won 0-1, while Tottenham claimed all three points in a 2-0 win. The Blues managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Premier League. In the remaining four, they drew one and lost three, scoring three and conceding three goals.
In their previous three outings, Leeds lost 1-0 against Everton, beat Southampton 1-0, and lost 2-0 against Fulham. The Whites didn’t manage a single away win in their last six Premier League matches but managed two draws while suffering four defeats. They conceded ten and scored six goals themselves.
Betting facts for Chelsea and Leeds
Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Chelsea and Leeds. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.
- In 29 of the last 31 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 14 Chelsea home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 13 of the last 15 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 6 of the last 7 Chelsea home matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- In the last 7 Chelsea home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Leeds have conceded in 21 of the last 23 matches
- Leeds have conceded in 19 of the last 20 away matches
- Leeds have not won 15 of the last 17 away matches
- Leeds have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
- Leeds have lost 3 of the last 4 matches without scoring a goal
Players under-the-radar: Chelsea vs Leeds
Despite scoring just once in six Premier League games, Chelsea hope Kai Havertz adds to his collection of goals sooner rather than later. Meanwhile, Leeds put their faith in Junior Firpo to handle the home side defence and double up on his recent strike rate of one goal in six Premier League games.
Betting markets: Chelsea vs Leeds
Chelsea may be winless in their last six games across all competitions, but they have beaten Leeds in five consecutive home league meetings. Leeds, on the other hand, have lost eight of their 12 away league games this season, winning just once.
Both teams to score
Surprisingly, Chelsea only scored the match’s first goal in two out of their last ten games. Curiously, Leeds only scored the opening goal of the match in three of the last ten away games. Chelsea have scored in 6 consecutive home meetings with Leeds.
Chelsea saw over 2.5 goals in two of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Leeds, who managed to score 1.2 times in those matches.
Betting tip: Chelsea vs Leeds
To sum up, the upcoming match between Chelsea and Leeds seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Premier League game.